Savannah Bar Association Honors Wade Herring With Robbie Robinson Award

May 18, 2011

HunterMaclean, a leading law firm headquartered in Savannah, is pleased to announce that longtime partner Wade Herring was honored at the annual Savannah Bar Association Law Day ceremonies on May 17 with the Robbie Robinson Award.

The Savannah Bar Association presented the Robbie Robinson Award, named after the late Savannah civil rights attorney, to Herring in recognition of his dedication to the principles of service to individuals and to the advancement of the legal, political, social and civil rights of the citizens in the community.

“Wade’s service to the community is truly exceptional,” said Frank Macgill, managing partner at HunterMaclean. “He is an outstanding attorney, but also a devoted citizen of Savannah. We are proud of his dedication to the law and his ongoing commitment to excellence on every level.”

A past president of the Savannah Bar Association, Herring is current chair of the Board of Trustees of Savannah Country Day School and past president of the Savannah East Rotary. He previously served as chair of the Chatham-Savannah Citizen Advocacy Board Ways and Means Committee and remains involved with the organization.

Herring served a three-year term on the Dartmouth Alumni Council and as Dartmouth Class of 1980 secretary for 15 years. He is currently an at-large state representative on the University of Georgia Law School Alumni Association Council and a state board member of the Georgia Legal Services Program.

Herring received his A.B. from Dartmouth College, where he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, graduating magna cum laude. He earned his juris doctorate, cum laude, from the University of Georgia, where he was a Woodruff Scholar and a member of the Order of the Coif.


With offices in Savannah and Brunswick, HunterMaclean has extensive experience representing businesses and individuals in all areas of litigation as well as in corporate, tax, real estate, information technology, business, transportation and maritime law. The firm’s clients include Fortune 500 companies, banks, hospitals, maritime companies, professional service organizations, industrial development authorities and nonprofit corporations. For more information about HunterMaclean, please call 912.236.0261 or visit

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