Wade C. Johnson

Wade Johnson’s law practice includes a range of real estate and construction transactions, including; the structuring, negotiating, and drafting of commercial real estate and ground leases for various types of real estate and for the purchase and sale thereof; advising property owners, architects, engineers, and contractors in the negotiation and drafting of contracts for commercial real estate and residential real estate projects; and the creation and management of joint venture and equity investment for such projects. 


  • J.D., Western State University, Fullerton, CA, December, 1994
  • B.S., Western State University, Fullerton CA, December, 1992
  • A.A., Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA, June, 1990

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1995
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California

Professional Licenses

  • General Building Contractor, California #B 655569
  • General Engineering Contractor, California #A 655569
  • California Real Estate Broker #01301308

Legal Employment

  • Partner, Johnson Oakleaf, APC, Long Beach, CA March, 2010 to present
  • Partner, Wade Johnson & Associates, Long Beach, CA June 1995 to March 2010

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Real Estate Transactional
  • Construction
  • Commercial Real Estate Litigation

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • The Joseph A. Ball/Clarence S. Hunt, Inn of Courts, 2000 to present
  • Long Beach Bar Association, Member
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member
  • American Arbitration Association - Arbitrator
  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Building Contractor, Juneau, Alaska 1978—1984

Employment History

  • Pacific Construction Management, Inc., Long Beach, California, 1991-1995
  • Swinerton and Walberg Company, Los Angeles, California 1988—1991
  • CME Company/Gillespie Construction, Inc., Costa Mesa, California 1985—1988

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