Title: Managing Partner
Address: 411 E. Liberty Street
Savannah, Georgia 31401
Business Ph: (912) 232-6700
Mobile: (912) 308-3412
Fax: (912) 232-0799
Website: www.brennanwasden.com
Email: wwasden@brennanwasden.com
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Wiley is the managing partner at Brennan, Wasden & Painter LLC. He is a life long resident of Savannah. He graduated from The University of the South (Sewanee) in 1981 and from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1984.

Wiley is engaged in a broad civil trial practice. In his practice, he represents individuals, insurance companies, businesses, professionals, and health care institutions. He has tried and won cases in the State and Federal Courts of Georgia.

Wiley also handles numerous business and banking disputes. This ranges from Company formation, employment agreements, covenants not to compete, to business dissolution. As a former part-time Chapter 7 panel Trustee in Bankruptcy for 16 years, he also maintains a Bankruptcy practice. Wiley also represents businesses and professionals who wish to restructure or work themselves out of financial hardship without resorting to Bankruptcy.

Wiley has a sub-specialty in the defense of health care providers and health systems against claims of medical malpractice. He represents a number of hospitals and health care providers in the South Georgia area.

In his career, Wiley is also active in the State Bar. He served on the Executive Counsel of the Younger Lawyers Section of the State Bar for many years, and presently sits on the Statewide Judicial Evaluation Committee and is a Special Master in State Bar Disciplinary Proceedings.

Mr. Wasden is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, and is President-Elect of the South Georgia chapter. He is also a member of the Georgia Society of Hospital Attorneys, American Academy of Hospital Attorneys, Defense Research Institute, Georgia Defense Lawyers Association (former Board Member), and American Veterinary Medical Law Association. He has published in the Georgia Defense Lawyer Journal, and has given numerous presentations to professional organizations on a wide range of topics.

Wiley is also active in the local community. He has served as President of the Savannah Foundation and has served on the Board of the Savannah Speech and Hearing Center. He has participated in Leadership Savannah and was a member of the year 2000 Leadership Georgia class.

Wiley is married to the former Anna Christensen, and they have three sons.

Born: Savannah, Georgia, July 31, 1959

Bar and Court Admissions:
  • Georgia and US District Court, Southern, Middle and Northern Districts of Georgia
  • Georgia Court of Appeals
  • Supreme Court of Georgia
  • US Claims Court
  • US Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
  • University of Georgia School of Law (J.D. 1984)
  • University of the South (B.A. 1981)
Community and Bar Activities:
  • State Bar of Georgia
    • Executive Council, Young Lawyers Section (1987 to 1989)
    • Statewide Judicial Evaluation Committee (1997 to present)
    • Special Master in State Bar Disciplinary Proceedings (1999 to present)
  • Savannah Bar Association
  • Georgia Insurance Defense Lawyers Association—Board Member (1992 to 2002)
  • Georgia Society of Hospital Attorneys
  • American Academy of Hospital Attorneys
  • Defense Research Institute
  • American Veterinary Medical Law Association
Practice Areas:
  • Hospital Malpractice Defense
  • Professional Liability
  • Insurance Defense
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Products Liability

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