Dec. 26, 2013
Virginia Attorney General-elect Mark Herring says Hampton city attorney Cynthia Hudson will serve as his chief deputy once he takes office on Jan. 11.
Hudson will oversee day-to-day legal operations of the attorney general's office and provide top-level professional legal services.
She has served as Hampton's city attorney for the last eight years, and is on the board of the Virginia Law Foundation.
Hudson has a bachelor's degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and a law degree from William & Mary.
She was honored as one of the "Influential Women of Virginia" in 2012 by Virginia Lawyers Weekly.