Founding partner Morgan G. Adams established the Law Offices of Morgan Adams in 1997, and later opened offices in Chicago, San Francisco, and  Nashville, TN to support his clients nationally. He is often referred to as “The Truck Accident Attorney.” In 2012 he received the first “Lifetime Achievement Award” ever given by the American Association for Justice’s Trucking Litigation Group.

Morgan has represented a host of seriously and permanently injured men, women and children, in cases ranging from brain and spinal cord injuries to burn injuries, as well as the families of those killed by tragedy. He has achieved record verdicts and settlements in the millions and millions of dollars for his clients and has multiple million dollar plus recoveries. In 2012 he received, on behalf of his client, the largest drunk driving jury verdict ever rendered against an individual defendant in the history of the state of Tennessee, $9.25 Million dollars.

Morgan says his firm’s success has been built upon aggressively pursuing wrongdoers who refuse to take responsibility for injuring innocent people. Because of his national reputation Morgan has been hired to handle truck and bus cases by lawyers and families throughout the country. He has handled or consulted on trucking cases in over 30 states, from California to New York, from Michigan to Florida and Texas.

Morgan G. Adams 
The Adams Building
1419 Market Street
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37402
TOLL FREE 866-580-4878
Practice limited to truck accident litigation. Cases handled nationally.


Morgan Adams is the founding Partner of The Law Offices of Morgan Adams, a multi-lawyer firm.  The firm handles trucking cases across the United States. He has recovered millions and millions of dollars for his clients and their families. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Association, having secured multiple million plus dollar recoveries. He has been selected as one of the top 100 trial attorneys in Tennessee and has been repeatedly designated as a MidSouth Superlawyer. He has achieved a 10/10 ranking on

Typical cases involve matters in which his clients have either been killed or seriously injured from tractor trailer, bus and other commercial motor vehicle collisions.


Morgan has been published extensively on how to handle truck accident cases. The American Bar Association invited him to be an author in its text book, Truck Accident Litigation, (3rd Ed.).

Morgan has lectured from coast to coast and in foreign countries. He has been consistently given highest marks from the lawyers he teaches. Some of the many seminars Morgan has given over the years include: Trying the Wrongful Death Case in Tennessee: Strategies in Preparation and Valuation; Trying the Automobile Injury Case in Tennessee; Advanced Trial Advocacy; Trucking Liability in Tennessee; Trucking Litigation 101; Federal Motor Carrier Regulations in Tractor Trailer Collisions; Understanding the Role and Planning the Cross of the Trucking Company Safety Director;  Shooting Fish in a Barrel – The Truck Driver’s Deposition; Catastrophic Injuries in Tennessee Trucking CasesAn Update on MCS-90 Litigation From Around the Country.  Various other lectures on legal and litigation topics.


President, Chattanooga Trial Lawyers Association 2002-3; Member, Board of Governors, American Association for Justice, 2009-2011; Chair, AAJ Interstate Trucking Litigation Group 2009-2010; Member, Board of Governors, Tennessee Association for Justice, 2002 to present; Life Member, Tennessee Association for Justice; Program Chair, Tennessee Trucking Litigation Seminar, Tennessee Association for Justice, 2004 to present; Board of Governors, Southern Trial Lawyers Association, 2009 to present; Member, The Taos Group; Member, The Melvin Belli Society.


Lieutenant Colonel, United States Marine Corps Reserve, Retired Aug 1, 2006.
Staff Judge Advocate, 4th Anti-Terrorism Battalion, Bessemer, Alabama 2005- Aug 2006
Staff Judge Advocate, 4th Battalion, 14th Marines, Bessemer, Alabama 2001- 2005.
Officer In Charge – Peacetime Wartime Support Team, “M” Battery, 4th Battalion, 14th Marines 1999- February 2001.
Commanding Officer, Headquarters’ Battery, 4th Battalion, 14th Marines, September 1997 to 1999.
Forward Observer, “M” Battery, 4th Battalion, 14th Marines