Linda Wong is the CEO and founding Partner of Wong Fleming, a national firm with over 50 lawyers. Ms. Wong concentrates her practice on commercial and employment law, including litigation, bankruptcy, insurance defense, employment disputes, business contracts, real estate matters and restrictive covenants. In 2005, Ms. Wong was the recipient of the Trailblazer Award from the National Asian Pacific American Bar Association and was named one of the Top 50 Minority Lawyers in New Jersey by the New Jersey Law Journal. Before her private practice, Ms. Wong served as Assistant Director of the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights from 1990 to 1994. Ms. Wong has extensive litigation experience in the United States District Courts, the state courts of New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania, as well as various administra¬tive courts. She is a frequent presenter on trial strategies for the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), ATLA and other national bar associations
• Represented financial institutions in bankruptcy proceedings, involving, among other things debtor in possession financing, fraudulent transfers, the appointment of receivers, representing trustees and preference actions.
• Successfully litigated commercial matters involving defaulted bank loans, breach of contract actions, restrictive covenants in real estate matters, brokerage commissions, premises liability, and title issues
• Represented Fortune 500 companies in litigation and provided consultation on employment policies and practices, including matters relating to privacy, hiring, wrongful discharge, whistleblower, family leave, disability leave, wage and hour, and discrimination claims
• Trained hundreds of employees for major corporations and the judiciary on how to prevent sexual harassment and other discrimination
• Prepared separation packages, post-employment confidentiality and non-com¬pete agreements and policies, dress code policies, anti-discrimination policies, personnel manuals, and related services
• Prepared closing documents for banks and commercial and residential lenders on commercial loans
• Incorporated businesses, formed limited liability corporations, and prepared and reviewed licensing and correspondent agreements, leases and other business contracts
Professional Honors and Activities
• Rated Super Lawyer in the area of Employment & Labor Law 2013
• Rated AV-Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell 2012
• Professional Lawyer of the Year Award, Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association of New Jersey, 2012
• Trailblazer Award, National Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association, 2005
• Member, American Bar Association, New Jersey State and Mercer County Bar Associations, National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms, Minority Corporate Counsel Association, National Minority Law Group, National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, New Jersey Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association, and Defense Research Institute
• President, 1993-1994, Vice President, 1990-91 and 1991-92, Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association of New Jersey
• Recent Developments Under The Federal Family And Medical Leave Act, New Jersey Labor and Employment Law Quarterly, New Jersey State Bar Association, 1996.
• Overview of the ADA: Legal Protections for Persons with Disabilities New Jersey Lawyer, July 1995
• A Comparison Between the Federal Family and Medical Leave Act and New Jersey’s Family Leave Act, New Jersey Labor and Employment Law Quarterly, New Jersey State Bar Association, Fall 1993.
• Recent Developments Under the Family Leave Act,New Jersey Labor and Employment Law Quarterly, New Jersey State Bar Association, Summer 1993.
• A Comparison of the Federal Americans With Disabilities Act and the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination, New Jersey Labor and Employment Law Quarterly, New Jersey State Bar Association, Vol. 16, No. 1, Fall/Winter 1992.
• Expanding Civil Rights: 1988′s Fair Housing Amendments Act, Minorities in the Profession Section newsletter, New Jersey State Bar Association, April 1991.
• “Beyond the Business Case: Diversity in Small and Medium Sized Firms” (ABA Section of Litigation Annual CLE conference, on April, 2013)
• Moderator, Mediation Skills Workshop-Dispute Resolution & Litigation (March 2013 MCCA Annual CLE Expo)
• Diversity in the Courtroom (September 2012, MCCA Pathways to Diversity Conference)
• Pitfalls of Social Networking (May 2012, NAMWOLF Regional Conference)
• Managing Minority & Women Owned Law Firms in the Current Economy (June 2012, NAPABA Eastern Super Regional Conference)
• Marketing in the Social Media Age: How Women, Minorities, Solo Practitioners and Small Law Firms can “Tweet” Themselves to the Front Page (April 2012, Aba Section of Litigation Annual Conference)
• How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Potential Charges of Economic Espionage and Trade Secret Theft (March 2012, Sino-American Pharmaceutical Professionals Association — Greater Philadelphia Chapter)
• Bankruptcy Preference Actions (June 2011, NAPABA Northeast Regional Conference)
• Impact of Economy on Legal Diversity Initiatives (November 2010, The Minority Corporate Council)
• Post Racial Era: Fact or Fiction? (February 2010, The Middlesex County Bar Association
• How APA Firms Can Thrive-No Matter the Economy (November 2009, The National Asian Pacific Bar Association)
• Launching (and Navigating) Your Legal Career in Challenging Times (September 2009, American Bar Association)
• Labor & Employment Track: Life after Ledbetter and Other New Developments in Labor and Employment (May 2009, New Jersey State Bar Association)
• Get Into The Game: Labor and Employment Update (April 2009, The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association);
• Employment Law: Winning Trial Strategies (October 2008, The Association of Trial Lawyers of America);
• Video Presentation and News Article www.businessweek.com/managing Dress Code Policies in the Workplace (October 2007, Business Week Magazine)
• Using the Media in High Profile Cases (May 2007, New Jersey State Bar Association Annual Meeting)