Morris Wade Richardson

Wade Richardson’s success as a trial attorney is a result of the good judgment, wisdom, and experience he brings to bear on behalf of his clients.

He has extensive experience in tort and business litigation and has handled and tried high-risk cases to successful verdicts. He has represented companies in the defense of catastrophic injuries, including multiple fatalities, quadriplegic, paraplegic, and burn cases.

Wade represents clients in the motorsports industry, including racetracks, sanctioning organizations, and a major auto racing corporation. He represents a major railroad, and a major manufacturer of vehicles for the utility industry, in addition to individuals or companies in the intellectual property, sports and entertainment areas. Wade has also handled matters for non-profit and charitable organizations.


Senior editor of Alabama Law Review
Order of the Coif
Hugo L. Black Scholar
John A Campbell Moot Court Board
Selected by the Birmingham Business Journal in 2006 to its first “Who’s Who in Law and Accounting”
Named one of “The Best Lawyers in America”
“AV Preeminent Rating” by LexisNexis and Martindale Hubbell.


Alabama State Bar
Birmingham Bar
Georgia State Bar


Jury and non-jury trials


1986-87 Law Clerk, Hon. William M. Acker, United States District Court Judge, Northern District of Alabama
1987-2003 Lange, Simpson, Robinson, and Somerville (Associate/Partner)
2003-2008 Adams and Reese (Partner)
2008-present RichardsonClement PC

Call: (205) 729-6050