Bradley W. Wahrlich

Bradley W. Wahrlich

Oakland, California
(510) 451-6732

Mr. Wahrlich, born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, attended De La Salle High School in Concord, California and then earned bachelors degrees in psychology and fine arts from Oregon State University. While at Oregon State, Mr. Wahrlich competed on the varsity wrestling team and earned Pac-Ten All-Academic honors (an award recognizing academic and athletic excellence). Throughout college, Mr. Wahrlich worked as a yard hand laborer and assistant diesel mechanic for a crane and rigging company.

Mr. Wahrlich obtained his law degree from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon. During law school, he clerked for a civil litigation law firm in Portland, Oregon and was the Editor in Chief of the Willamette Sports Law Journal, a member of moot court, and the president of the running club. Following law school and prior to joining Hildebrand, McLeod & Nelson, Mr. Wahrlich worked for a plaintiff oriented civil litigation firm in Seattle, Washington where he litigated cases throughout the Northwest and California. Mr. Wahrlich is a member of the California, Oregon, and Washington Bar Associations and is admitted to practice in state and federal courts in California, Oregon, and Washington. His practice is primarily focused on representing HMN clients throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Mr. Wahrlich is a member of ARLA, the Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys. ARLA is a professional association of attorneys representing injured railroad workers or their families. ARLA represents injured workers in their efforts to be compensated fairly for their injuries and promote rail safety and safe working conditions for all railroad employees. ARLA upholds the right to a jury trial for the injured worker and provides continuing legal education through seminars and other educational programs. ARLA also actively participates in protecting the rights of injured railroad workers and their families by participating in critical cases throughout the Courts of Appeal and United States Supreme Court.

Mr. Wahrlich enjoys spending time with his wife, 3 daughters, and son. When he has free time, Mr. Wahrlich enjoys surfing, fishing, hunting, running, coaching youth wrestling, and international travel.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises liability
  • Federal Employers Liability Act (FELA)
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents

Bar Admissions

  • Oregon
  • Washington
  • California


  • Willamette University College of Law, Salem, Oregon
    • J.D.
    • Law Journal: Willamette Sports Law Journal, Editor in Chief
  • Oregon State University
    • B.A.
    • Major: Psychology and Fine Arts

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Oregon Bar Association, Member
  • Washington Bar Association, Member
  • California Bar Association, Member
  • Oregon Trial Lawyers Association (OTLA), Member
  • Alameda-Contra-Costa Trial Lawyers’ Association (ACCTLA), Member
  • ARLA (Academy of Rail Labor Attorneys), Member
  • American Association of Justice (AAJ), Member