Wade Carpenter

Edward Wade Carpenter
t: 409.835.5011 ext. 1462
f: 409.835.5177



Wade Carpenter is a shareholder with MehaffyWeber in the firm’s Beaumont and Houston offices. His areas of practice include complex commercial and business litigation, first-party and third-party insurance litigation, probate and fiduciary litigation, products liability, and personal injury litigation. Wade also assists clients in construction disputes and real estate matters, as well as advising clients pre-litigation on employment issues. For more than twenty years, Wade’s practice has included representing both large companies and locally owned businesses in a variety of business and commercial disputes, including contract issues, insurance matters, and general corporate litigation. He also works closely with other MehaffyWeber lawyers on defending clients in toxic tort and products liability cases in multiple states and jurisdictions. Wade represents insurance companies and insureds in a variety of first-party and third-party claims, has represented both owners and contractors in construction disputes, and assists estate executors in various probate litigation matters. Wade has been a shareholder with MehaffyWeber since 2003 and is licensed to practice in both Texas and Louisiana.

Awards and Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America© (Woodward/White, Inc.), Personal Injury Litigation-Defendants, Product Liability-Defendants, and Insurance Law, 2017-2019
  • Selected to the Texas Super Lawyers® list, Super Lawyers ® (Thomson Reuters), 2016-2017
  • Named "Texas Rising Star" by Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters)
  • Recognized by Martindale-Hubbell as a “Texas’ Top Rated Lawyer® AV® Preeminent™ Rated

News and Events

  • Wade Carpenter Passes Louisiana Bar Exam, 2012
  • Fifteen MehaffyWeber Attorneys Recognized as Texas Rising Stars, 2010
  • Seventeen MehaffyWeber attorneys selected as Texas Rising Stars for 2009
  • Eighteen MehaffyWeber attorneys named Rising Stars for 2008


  • Successful results for various toxic tort clients in multiple state and jurisdictions.
  • Successful representation on behalf of major insurance companies in numerous first-party homeowner’s suits, as well as personal injury automobile suits.
  • Successful defense at trial in an employment discrimination lawsuit on behalf of our Fortune 100 client.
  • Successful representation at trial of trucking company sued for personal injury damages.
  • Successful defense of multiple parties in a fraud/fiduciary duty case arising from an oil and gas transaction.


  • "Limiting Sophisticated User Defense," Houston Lawyer, September/October 2001