Get to Know Our Founder and President
Raymond H. Wong is the Founder and President of Wong, Wong & Associates, P.C. Over the years, Mr. Wong has carved out a reputation as an expert problem-solver and fierce litigator. Mr. Wong's educational background in the fields of electrical and chemical engineering is reflected in his precise logical approach to legal problems, while his experiences as a former soldier in the U.S. Army National Guard accounts for his prominent ability to strategize and fight in our adversarial legal system. Since founding the firm in 1988, Mr. Wong has helped countless clients with their legal issues. Mr. Wong has assisted clients in innumerable ways and he has obtained extensive experience effectively handling civil litigation, criminal defense, and transactional matters.
Two of Mr. Wong's strongest attributes as an attorney are his dedication and his efficiency. Mr. Wong fights tirelessly and aggressively for the firm's clients and pushes to make sure they get everything to which they are entitled. However, Mr. Wong is aware that time and money are key client concerns and acts to get quick results. Mr. Wong has distinguished himself amongst his peers through his remarkable ability to rapidly resolve cases if circumstances permit.
Born in mainland China, raised in Hong Kong, and moved to the US in his teens, Mr. Wong understands the unique needs and concerns facing Chinese, Chinese-Americans, and Hong Kongers attempting to navigate the U.S. legal system. A native Cantonese and Mandarin speaker also fluent in English, Mr. Wong can directly communicate with clients, court staff, and other parties, thereby avoiding issues that commonly arise when third-party translators are utilized.
Mr. Wong is licensed to practice law in New York and New Jersey. He is also admitted to the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, the District of New Jersey, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He obtained his juris doctorate from New York Law School. He received a master's degree in electrical engineering and a bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the City College of the City University of New York.
Mr. Wong is Vice Chair and a Board Member of the Hong Kong Association of New York, Inc. He is the Founder and Chairman of the Board of the Chinese American Bar Association. Mr. Wong is also a former Member of the Asian American Bar Association of New York and a current Member of the National Committee on United States-China Relations.
MEMBERSHIP AND ACTIVITIES:
Jilin Univeristy, Former Advisory Professor, 2013 - 2018
Hong Kong Association of New York, Inc., Vice Chair and Board Member
Chinese American Bar Association, Founder and Chairman of the Board
Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY), Former Member
National Committee on United States-China Relations, Member
State of New Jersey Senatorial Army Forces Academy Review Board, Member, 1997 to 2003
ppointed Manhattan Civil Court Screening Panel for Democratic Committee, Administrator, 2000
Chinese American Planning Council, Inc. (CPC), the largest Chinese-American non-profit organization in the east coast of the United States, Former Board Member and General Counsel
New Jersey State Bar Association, Former Member
Hong Kong Club of New Jersey, Former Legal Counsel
Mayor Rudolph Guliani's Transition Team, Member, 1993
Independent Judiciary Screening Committee to the Supreme Court of New York , Asian-American Representative, 1991
Democratic State Committee of New York, 62nd A.D., Elected Member, 1982-1984 term
New Jersey Army National Guard, Former Member
BARS AND COURTS
New York State Bar
New Jersey State Bar
US District Court for the District of New Jersey
US District Court for the Southern District of New York
US District Court for the Eastern District of New York
US Court of Appeals for 2nd Circuit
J.D., New York Law School
M.S., The City College of the City University of New York
B.S., The City College of the City University of New York