Hinton Named Chattanooga City Attorney

Wade Hinton, who led Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke's transition team, has been named city attorney. He succeeds longtime attorney Mike McMahan, Chattanoogan.com reports. In making the announcement, Berke said Hinton is “intelligent, hardworking and has proven himself to be an outstanding attorney and leader.” Hinton previously was deputy general counsel for Volkswagen Group of America’s Chattanooga operations and an attorney with Miller & Martin PLLC. He is a graduate of the TBA Leadership Law Program and a former member of the TBA Young Lawyers Division Board. He graduated from the University of Memphis School of Law in 1999.