Hume’s practice includes a broad range of litigation and counseling matters. He represents clients in insurance coverage litigation, with a focus on professional liability, cyber, and financial services. Hume also leverages his training and experience as a Civil Engineer to represent clients in patent litigation as well as environmental litigation and regulatory compliance.
- Serves as coverage counsel for insurers in a variety of professional liability matters, including in emerging risk categories such as cyber extortion and related privacy exposures.
- Assists insurers with monitoring of underlying defense counsel and exposure analysis in complex financial services cases, including ERISA and financial derivative class action suits.
- Litigates patent infringement actions.
- Provides advice and counseling to clients regarding the relative strength of their IP portfolios and susceptibility to infringement claims.
- Advises manufacturers and trade associations regarding compliance with environmental laws and regulations, including The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), The Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA), and the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
- Law Clerk, U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC), Office of Unfair Import Investigations (2015)
- Professional Engineer (Civil) & Project Manager, VStructural, LLC (VSL) (2006-2014)
J.D., cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center
B.S., The George Washington University
Executive Editor, Georgetown Environmental Law Review
Bar and Court Memberships
- District of Columbia Bar
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Legal Lean Sigma Institute (LLSI) White Belt
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