Mr Andrew Wong > Dechert LLP > Los Angeles, United States > Lawyer Profile

Dechert LLP
US BANK TOWER
633 WEST 5TH STREET, 37TH FLOOR
LOS ANGELES, CA 90071-2013
United States
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Work Department

Litigation

Position

Partner

Career

Andrew S. Wong represents leading international and domestic companies in the financial, technology, oil and gas, food and beverage, manufacturing and transportation industries in a variety of complex commercial litigation and employment law matters. He focuses his practice on general commercial litigation, cross-border litigation and arbitration, product liability, business torts, trade secrets and unfair trade practices disputes, as well as employment discrimination matters. He counsels numerous overseas clients in Asia on business strategy issues and litigation risk analysis.

Mr. Wong maintains an active pro bono practice and is also active in his local community as an elected School Board member of the Pomona Unified School District. Mr. Wong has also served on numerous non-profit boards and has been a gubernatorial appointee to two state-wide California commissions. Mr. Wong is chair of the firm-wide Diversity and Inclusion Committee.

Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Wong was a litigation partner at another large international law firm.

Memberships

  • Governing Board, Pomona Unified School District
  • Former Commissioner, California Commission on Asian and Pacific Islander American Affairs
  • Former Commissioner, Dental Hygiene Committee of California
  • Board of Advisors, Diamond Bar Community Foundation

Education

  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 1995, summa cum laude
  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 1998

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Dispute resolution > General commercial disputes

Dechert LLP fields a team of specialised litigators who are regularly engaged to handle disputes arising out of commercial agreements, consumer fraud, insurance and banking, false advertising, corporate governance and mergers and acquisitions-related claims. The Washington DC-based Christina Sarchio is well versed in the consumer products, financial, oil and gas, pharmaceutical, sports and transportation industries. Sarchio leads the practice jointly with Kimberly Branscome in Los Angeles. Andrew Wong, also in LA, is active in putative class actions and contract disputes, while New York’s Linda Goldstein focuses on claims brought by institutional investors and customer arbitrations. Andrew Levander (New York) focuses on white-collar and securities litigation.