Wades practice encompasses property tax litigation, state and local tax issues, and civil litigation. Previously, Wade was a principal at Rodi, Pollock, Pettker, Galbraith & Cahill, A law Corporation, serving as property tax counsel since 1997. In May 2007, Wade joined the new firm of Cahill, Davis, & ONeall, LLP. In February 2008, Wade formed his own law firm, located in Pasadena, California. Wade received a Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from Southwestern University School of Law where he was a member of the Southwestern Law Review, a recipient of the American Jurisprudence Book Award in Contracts, and a Deans Scholar. Wade is a member of the California State Bar, and is admitted to practice in the United States District Court of California, Central District. Wade also holds memberships with the Los Angeles County Bar Association where he has served as Chairman of the State and Local Tax Committee, the Pasadena Bar Association, and the Institute for Professionals in Taxation. Wades practice is focused on state and local tax law with special emphasis in property tax litigation. Wade counsels and represents a wide variety of corporations in property, documentary transfer tax, and business license tax matters. The clients Wade represents include power producers, golf course owners, oil refiners, aerospace research and development companies, holding corporations, computer manufacturers, for-profit hospital groups, hotels, defense contractors, real estate developers, and an NBA franchise. Wade regularly appears before Assessment Appeals Boards, the State Board of Equalization, Superior Courts, Courts of Appeal, and the California Supreme Court on behalf of his clients. Since 2003, Wade has represented power generators before the State Board of Equalization. In addition to tax litigation, Wade also counsels client in regard to avoiding reassessment and tax liability. Wade is a frequent speaker at the Institute for Professionals In Taxation (IPT), having spoken at the last two annual conferences. Wade provides property tax seminars, and has addressed hundreds of attorneys from the Los Angeles County Bars taxation, real property, and estate planning sections regarding property tax developments.