The Find A Lawyer attorney client matching platform will be suspended, effective December 1, 2021. Consumers seeking legal help or members can still access the State Bar of Arizona’s member directory here.

Wade R Swanson

General Counsel

*To message attorneys, please create an account here.

Contact Information

Bar-S Foods, A Sigma Company
5090 N 40TH ST STE 300, Phoenix, Arizona, 85018-2185




Status: Active  

Board Certified Specialization: None  

Professional Liability Insurance: Not required to report  

Admitted to Practice Law: 1999

Admitted to State Bar of Arizona: October 25, 1999

Other Language(s): None


Wade Swanson is General Counsel for Bar-S Foods, A Sigma Company, one of the largest producers of packaged food products in the United States.

Mr. Swanson is responsible for managing all legal issues for Bar-S, including corporate, litigation, regulatory, and labor and employment matters. Prior to joining Bar-S, he was an employment law litigator with Littler Mendelson’s Phoenix office. Mr. Swanson also previously led Maricopa County’s civil legal services department, which represented more than 40 appointed departments and elected offices of the nation’s fourth-largest county.

Mr. Swanson received a B.A. in religious studies and a J.D. from Arizona State University. Before he began private practice in the Tucson office of Snell & Wilmer, Mr. Swanson was a judicial clerk for both Judge Cecil B. Patterson of Arizona’s Court of Appeals and Justice Stanley Feldman of the Arizona Supreme Court.

Areas of Law and Practice

Areas of Law Areas of Practice
Advertising and Marketing Marketing Law, Advertising Law
Business Law Business Formation, Business Organization, Business Mediation, International Business Law, Joint Ventures
Corporate Law Corporate Ethics, Corporate Commercial Law, Corporate Contracts, Corporate Investigations, Corporate Organization, Corporate Litigation, Corporate Insurance, Corporate Governance, Corporate Formation
Commercial Law Uniform Commercial Code, Retail Liability, Commercial Arbitration, Commercial Litigation, Commercial Liability, Commercial Mediation
Contracts Public Contract Law, Government Procurement, Contract Drafting, Commercial Contracts, Contract Litigation, Federal Contracts
Intellectual Property Copyright Infringement, Brand management, Trademark Infringement, Trade Names, Service Marks, Patent Infringement
Labor and Employment Title VII Discrimination, Unemployment Compensation, Wage and Hour Law, Personnel Policies, Restrictive Covenants, Management Labor Law, OSHA, Occupational Injuries, 401(k) Plans, Civil Service, COBRA, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law, Employment Litigation, Employment Mediation, ERISA Compliance, Human Resources Law
Litigation Civil Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Complex Litigation, Food Products Liability
Mergers and Acquisitions International Mergers and Acquisitions, Business Acquisitions, Mergers


  • Arizona (Active)

Law School

  • Arizona State

  • Last Updated: October 21, 2021
  • Typical Hourly Fee:
    Typical Fixed Fee:
    Typical Contingency Fee:
  • Phoenix, Arizona, Maricopa County
  • Accept Credit Cards: No
  • Free Consultations: No

Tired of Searching?

Anonymously post your legal needs quickly and for free, and lawyers interested in helping you will contact you via email!