Recognized since 2006
Criminal Defense: General Practice
Criminal Defense: White-Collar
Mr. Davies has been with the firm since his first year at the University of Tennessee. He became a partner in January 1999, and today serves as the firm's managing partner. He is also the Immediate Past President of the Knoxville Bar Association and serves on the Executive Committee.
In his criminal defense practice Mr. Davies represents individuals at both the trial and appellate levels. His practice ranges from state court cases to the most complex federal matters. His civil practice includes an emphasis on representing individuals in litigation against the state and federal government and agencies. Mr. Davies represents doctors and other health care providers in criminal, civil and administrative cases. He has served as an expert witness on the standards for defense counsel in criminal cases.
Mr. Davies is named in The Best Lawyers in America. He has achieved the highest ranking given by the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory (AV). He is a graduate of the National Criminal Defense College. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Knoxville Bar Association, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and Tennessee Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He has been named a Master of the Bench of the Hamilton Burnett American Inn of Court.
His service as President of the Knoxville Bar Association came after having served a full term on the KBA Board of Governors and Executive Committee. Mr. Davies has served two terms on the Board of Directors of TACDL. Mr. Davies has been appointed by the Tennessee Supreme Court to serve on the Board of Professional Responsibility. He is also the Chair Elect of the Helen Ross McNabb Center Board of Directors.
- 606 West Main Street, Suite 300
Knoxville, TN 37902
- The University of Tennessee , J.D., graduated 1993
- Pomona College, BA, graduated 1989
- Tennessee Bar Association
- Knoxville Bar Association - Immediate Past-President
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
- Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Knoxville (2022)
- Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Knoxville (2020)
- Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Knoxville (2017)
- Criminal Defense: White-Collar, Knoxville (2015)
- Criminal Defense: General Practice, Knoxville (2012)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:
- Criminal Defense: General Practice
- Criminal Defense: White-Collar
"Wade, his assistant Debbie and entire staff are as good as they get. They work around the clock and always great you with a smile and are personable. They genuinely care about you and want you to reach your full potential. I never waited for phone calls and was always explained in landmines terms about everything. They literally changed my life."
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