Wade Hinton, attorney for Volkswagen, has been named Chattanooga city attorney.
Hinton succeeds former City Attorney Mike McMahan, who served in the position for four years. McMahan was not retained by the current administration of Mayor Andy Berke.
The announcement of Hinton as city attorney came at a joint news conference with Berke and council Chairman Yusuf Hakeem. The city attorney position is a joint selection by the mayor and the council.
For complete details, see tomorrow’s Chattanooga Times Free Press.