California Association of Community Managers

Meet CACM’s Legislative Advocate

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Jennifer WadaJennifer Wada
Principal, The W Group, LLC

Jennifer Wada is an attorney, legislative advocate, and principal of The W Group, LLC. She offers her clients a blend of strong advocacy, relationships at all levels of government, and a wealth of legislative and regulatory knowledge. Prior to forming The W Group, Jennifer served as managing partner of the Wada Williams Law Group, LLP, a law and lobbying firm in Sacramento, California. Before this endeavor, she was a senior legislative advocate at a top-ten lobbying firm.

Jennifers advocacy experience encompasses a broad range of issues, particularly relating to housing, transportation, public safety, education and judiciary issues. Jennifer has successfully lobbied some of the most controversial pieces of legislation impacting common interest developments in California. This includes bills relating to non-judicial foreclosure, prohibitions on reasonable restrictions, document fees, open meetings, and assessment collection.

Prior to becoming a lobbyist, Jennifer worked at a public relations and marketing firm in Santa Monica, California. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications Studies from Loyola Marymount University and her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Pacific, McGeorge School of Law with distinction. In addition to her professional work, Jennifer serves on the board of directors for the Stanford Home for Children. She has received accolades for her lobbying in Capitol Weekly and was voted "One of Sacramentos 15 People to Watch" by Sacramento Magazine.