Gary M. C. Wong
Gary M. C. Wong first attended University of San Francisco School of Law prior to transferring into Pepperdine School of Law. With a passion for litigation, Gary focused his studies on trial preparation and appellate advocacy, earning him the best advocate for Trial Advocacy at Pepperdine.
Prior to forming W&L Law group, Gary interned at the prestigious international law firm, King & Wood Mallesons. Subsequently, he served as the lead civil litigation counsel at another distinguished international law firm, the Law Offices of Hu & Associates, handling a wide range of litigation issues and cases, including state and federal appeals.
In 2017, Gary was nominated, and accepted as a member by the Lawyers of Distinction. Membership to the Lawyers of Distinction is only granted by the organization to the Top 10% of the attorneys in the United States.
In 2018 and 2019, Gary was nominated, and selected by Super Lawyers to the 2018 Southern California Rising Stars list. Only 2.5% of the attorneys in Southern California receive this distinction.
Gary is currently working as an Associate Attorney at La Follette, Johnson, DeHaas, Fesler & Ames, where his practice focuses on representing health care professionals and hospitals in medical malpractice cases.
PEPPERDINE SCHOOL OF LAW
•Certificate in Dispute Resolution
•Best Advocate for Trial Advocacy
•U.S. Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit
Brian Lee graduated from Washington University School of Law, a U.S. News & World Report top 20 law school in May of 2016. During his first two summers, Brian interned at the Legal Services of Eastern Missouri, a distinguished legal public interest organization, and Public Counsel, the largest pro bono law firm in the United States. There, he provided legal and capacity building services for low-income entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations aimed at assisting the low-income population.
Brian also interned with the Missouri State Public Defender his last semester of law school where he participated in all stages of criminal trials. He has represented clients in preliminary and bond reduction hearings and also second chaired trials from voir dire through to the verdict and sentencing stages.
Prior to forming W&L Law Group, Brian worked as a legal clerk at the Law Offices of Hu & Associates, a distinguished international immigration law firm. There, he provided assistance in legal immigration matters such as obtaining refugee/aslyee status and visas for clients. He also assisted counsel in all pretrial stages of civil litigation including, but not limited to, discovery and drafting pretrial motions.
Brian is also now working as a Public Defender in Madera County where he handles all necessary tasks to defend people accused of crimes who cannot afford to pay for legal assistance.
WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
•Certificate of Excellence in Oral Advocacy