Wade W. Herring  II - HunterMaclean

Wade W. Herring II

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2008
Phone: 912-236-0261

Wade Herring is a partner in the Savannah office. Representing businesses and management, Wade’s practice focuses on all aspects of employment problems and issues, including internal employment practices, wage/hour issues, drug testing, sexual harassment, equal employment opportunity, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and employee benefits.

Wade is admitted to practice in the Georgia Supreme Court, the Georgia Court of Appeals, the U.S. Supreme Court, the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Eleventh and Fifth Circuits, and the U.S. District Courts for the Southern, Middle, and Northern Districts of Georgia. He is a fellow of both the American Bar Association and the Lawyers Foundation of Georgia.

Wade has published articles in the Georgia Defense Lawyers Association Journal, the Fulton County Daily Report, and the Mercer Law Review. He is also a frequent speaker on employment law topics, bringing a sense of humor and practical solutions to audiences of business and human resources managers.

Wade is involved in many charitable and civic organizations. He is a past president of the Savannah Bar Association, a past president of the Savannah East Rotary, and past chair of the board of trustees of Savannah Country Day School. He previously served on the Chatham-Savannah Citizen Advocacy board as chair of the Ways and Means Committee and remains involved on an as-needed basis with the organization. Wade served a three year term on the Dartmouth Alumni Council and as Dartmouth Class of 1980 secretary for fifteen years. He is currently an at-large state representative on the University of Georgia Law School Alumni Association Council.

Wade received his B.A., magna cum laude, from Dartmouth College in 1980 and his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Georgia in 1983. At Dartmouth, he was Phi Beta Kappa. He was a Woodruff Scholar and a member of the Order of the Coif at Georgia. Following law school, Wade clerked for two years, from 1983 to 1985, for the Honorable Dudley H. Bowen, Jr., Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Georgia.

Dartmouth CollegeAB 1980University of GeorgiaJ.D. 1983
Savannah Bar AssociationSavannah East RotarySavannah Country Day Board of Trustees

Client Comments

"Wade Herring is an outstanding lawyer and our agency has a great deal of trust in him. He has guided us through several difficult employment situations over the last several years and we have always believed he has led us in the best possible way. He has an excellent understanding of our agency and mission, and his grasp of labor and employment law is very impressive. We are glad he is our employment lawyer."

"Wade Herring is a real pro you can count on without hesitation."

"Hunter Maclean is hyper responsive, balanced, and a resource beyond acute legal needs. They have a strong sense of partnership and conduct business in a manner that leads you to believe they have a desire to build long term relationships. They are very competent and knowledgeable, but also very practical. I highly recommend Hunter Maclean, particularly Wade Herring, for employment and labor law support."

-Steven Freund
Executive Director
The Landings Club

Office Location

200 East Saint Julian Street
P.O. Box 9848
Savannah, GA 31412-0048
United States

Practice Areas

Employment Law - Management
Litigation - Labor and Employment

Other Information

Gender: Male