Spain & Gillon - Wade C. Merritt

Wade C. Merritt


Areas of Practice:


Wade C. Merritt practices in labor and employment, general civil litigation and environmental law.  While in law school, Wade was a member of The Order of Barristers; Campbell Moot Court Board; Jessup International Moot Court Team; and was Lead Articles Editor, The Journal of the Legal Profession.


  • United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Alabama
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Alabama
  • Alabama State Bar


  • J.D., cum laude, University of Alabama, 2007
  • B.S., magna cum laude, Mechanical Engineering, Auburn University, 2004

Contact Wade:

Phone: (205) 581-6266
Fax: (205) 324-8866

VCard: Download

Legal Assistant:
Connie Hughes, (205) 581-6297

Mailing Address:
Spain & Gillon, LLC
505 20th Street North, Suite 1200
Birmingham, AL 35203


Meet Wade:

Eats for breakfast:
Clif Bar

Best Lawyer Movie:
My Cousin Vinny

The Black Keys, Arcade Fire, Wilco, Led Zeppelin

Favorite Book:
For Whom the Bell Tolls

What job did you have before becoming a lawyer?
I worked as a Mechanical Engineer at the Southern Company.

One thing that most people don’t know about you:
I hiked up Half Dome in Yosemite.