Mr. Tuddenham is “Co-Counsel” to the Getman Sweeney firm on numerous cases. He began his career in 1978 with Texas Rural Legal Aid, Inc. representing indigent farm workers in employment and civil rights matters. From 1985 until 1989 he was employed by the Migrant Legal Action Program, Washington, D.C., to litigate wage claims and regulatory matters on behalf of indigent U.S. and foreign farm workers He was also a partner in the firm of Wiseman, Durst, Tuddenham & Owen. The majority of his professional life has focused on Fair Labor Standards Act claims and issues arising under the H-2 temporary foreign worker program. Among the groups he has represented in wage claims are meat packers, offshore oil surveyors, highway construction workers, nursery workers, sugarcane cutters and adult entertainment workers. He also has extensive experience litigating civil rights cases in federal appellate courts.
U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fifth, Eleventh and D.C. Circuits, and the United States District Court for the Northern, Western and Eastern Districts of Texas, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. He is admitted to practice in the States of Texas, New York and the District of Columbia.