• Georgia
  • 11th Circuit Court of Appeals
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia

S. Wade Malone

T: 404.322.6257
F: 404.322.6050
Atlantic Station
201 17th Street NW, Suite 1700
Atlanta, GA 30363

S. Wade Malone is a partner in the Atlanta office of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP who practices commercial litigation. Mr. Malone is the Chair of the Atlanta Office's Business Litigation Team.


  • Litigation practice includes representation of both plaintiffs and defendants in litigation in both state and federal courts throughout the United States, including business, healthcare, intellectual property, antitrust, restrictive covenant and construction litigation
  • Certified Mediator

Representative Matters

The following is a selected sampling of recent matters and is provided for informational purposes only. Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future matter: 

  • Represented an individual in a 35-day arbitration in an effort by others to dilute his ownership and management rights in a thriving hotel software business
  • Represented a minority owner in litigation in which the majority owners tried to squeeze him out of a successful software consulting business
  • Represented an individual in a lawsuit alleging copyright infringement
  • Represented a family in litigation versus a major utility involving rights in a 99-year lease of a power plant

Awards and Honors

  • The Best Lawyers in America® -- Commercial Litigation (2013-2016)
  • Georgia Super Lawyer in Business Litigation (2004 – 2015)
  • Selected by Georgia Trend Magazine as a member of their Legal Elite in Business Litigation