Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Residing in Memphis, Tennessee, B.J. Wade has successfully settled mesothelioma class actions of $55 million and $33 million. He attended the University of Memphis and graduated with honors, getting his degree in history. He moved on to the University of Memphis Law School. His career successes and professional acumen have allowed him to give back. B.J. Wade gave the University of Memphis Law School a sizeable donation of $1 million. The Law School reciprocated his generosity and decided to name their largest auditorium after him.
Mr. Wade sits on a number of boards including:
Lausanne Collegiate School
Memphis Area Legal Services
BJ Wade was born in Memphis, Tennessee on August 1, 1951. He was admitted to practice in Tennessee in 1976, the United States Court of Appeals Sixth Circuit in 1979 and the United States Supreme Court in 1982.
The University of Memphis of Law School, also known as The Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. The school was formed in 1962. It is an American Bar Association accredited public law school and it is the only law school located in Memphis, Tennessee.