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Brad H. Nielsen

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Brad H. Nielsen is a partner in the firm's Orange County and San Diego offices. Brad's practice involves all aspects of real estate transactions, including primarily the leasing of office, industrial and retail properties, ground leases, acquisitions, dispositions, CC&Rs and REAs, easement agreements, telecommunication license/access agreements and broker/listing agreements. Brad represents investment companies, developers, pension funds, real estate investment trusts and other entities in connection with a wide variety of commercial and residential real estate matters across the country. In connection with his leasing practice, Brad represents both landlords and tenants in office, industrial, retail, medical, shopping center and mixed use projects throughout California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah and various other states. In the past 15 years, Brad has completed commercial leasing transactions totaling more than 30 million square feet, representing a broad range of clients from large institutions to small family-owned companies. In addition, Brad has extensive experience in the acquisition and disposition of commercial office portfolios, retail and industrial centers and entitled and unentitled raw land.


  • Urban Land Institute, Orange County Chapter 
  • National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), Southern California Chapter
  • CoreNet Southern California
  • Orange County Bar Association


  • Selected for inclusion in Southern California┬áRising Stars by Super Lawyers (2009 - 2012)
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Brad received his B.A. in economics with a minor in management from the University of California, Irvine, in 1995. He received his J.D. from Loyola Law School in 1999, where he was a member of the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review.

Bar Admissions

  • California