Press "Enter" to skip to content

Posts published by “Kevin M. Hudspeth”

Kevin Hudspeth is based in Maurice Wutscher's Cincinnati office, where he practices in the firm's Commercial Litigation, Consumer Credit Litigation, and Regulatory Compliance groups. Kevin has substantial litigation experience regarding claims arising under federal and state consumer protection statutes. He also has substantial experience in the areas of repurchase litigation, Uniform Commercial Code litigation, commercial business disputes, and contested foreclosures. Kevin has worked as an Assistant Attorney General with the Office of the Illinois Attorney General, where he litigated actions arising under the Illinois Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act, the Illinois Uniform Deceptive Trade Practices Act, the Illinois Securities Law, and other related statutes. He also participated in the Illinois Supreme Court’s Mortgage Foreclosure Task Force, advising on proposed amendments to the Illinois Supreme Court Rules regarding mortgage foreclosure, and acted as an Official Observer to the Uniform Law Commission’s drafting committee for a proposed uniform law regulating residential foreclosure throughout the country. Kevin has taught legal research and writing as an Adjunct Professor with Loyola University Chicago School of Law, and has published articles in academic and trade journals on procedural and evidentiary problems presented in mortgage foreclosure cases, including issues related to the transfer and enforcement of promissory notes. Kevin received his Juris Doctor from DePaul University College of Law, where he was a member of the Law Review, and his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois. He is admitted to practice law in the State of Ohio, and the State of Illinois, as well as in the United States Courts of Appeals for the Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Circuits, and the United States District Courts for the Northern, Central, and Southern Districts of Illinois, and the Southern District of Ohio. He has also been admitted pro hac vice in various jurisdictions around the country.

A Tale of Two Fishers: Unsettling Ohio’s ‘Well-Settled Law’ on the Proper Statute of Limitations for Mortgage Foreclosure Actions

• A bankruptcy court in Ohio recently applied the incorrect statute of limitations in a mortgage foreclosure action. • Ohio’s statute of limitations jurisprudence has evolved from an accepted legal proposition derived from one opinion to supposedly well-settled law stating the complete opposite in another…

Sixth Circuit Rejects Borrowers’ Foreclosure Challenges Under Michigan Statute, Alleged HAMP Violations

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently affirmed a district court’s dismissal of borrowers’ state law negligence and constitutional due process allegations arising from the foreclosure and sale of their home under Michigan’s foreclosure-by-advertisement statute. A copy of the opinion is available…