IR Global names Wong Fleming Partner as the exclusive Trusts & Estates representatives in Texas

March 23, 2023 | by Wong Fleming

The firm is proud to announce that Partner Tariq Zafar has been selected to join IR Global, the largest international professional services network for lawyers, accountants, and business advisors. Mr. Zafar will represent the Firm as IR Global’s exclusive representative for Trusts & Estates in Texas.

This new role adds to the firm’s existing representation in IR Global. Daniel C. Fleming, V.P. & Partner at Wong Fleming, serves as the designated representative for Commercial Litigation in New Jersey. Linda Wong, CEO & Partner, is the designated representative for Employee Benefits & Executive Compensations and Employment Law in New Jersey. Ramina Dehkhoda-Steele, Partner, and Shahzad Qadri, Partner, are the designated representatives for Corporate Law in Washington.

Tariq Zafar is a Partner in the Firm’s Sugar Land, Texas office with a practice concentration in Corporate Law, Business Transactions and Structuring, Estate Planning, Real Estate, and Business Litigation. He is a member of the Commercial Litigation, and Government Relations practice groups.

Mr. Zafar served as General Counsel to State Representative Garnet F. Coleman and did transactional work at the M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. Mr. Zafar currently serves on the board of directors for Accesshealth and the Alliance for Multicultural Community Services, and is a proud volunteer with Fort Bend Lawyers Care, Brazos Bend Guardianship Services, and the Houston Volunteer Lawyers Program. Mr. Zafar is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Houston Bar Association, and the Fort Bend Bar Association.

Mr. Zafar has been a part of the Houston community for over 30 years. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin and a Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree from the University of Houston Law Center. He is a member of the Fort Bend Leadership class of 2014.

About IR Global

IR Global is a multi-disciplinary professional services network that provides legal, accountancy, and financial advice to companies and individuals around the world.

Represented in 165+ jurisdictions and covering over 60 unique practice areas, our IR Global membership gives us an international reach offering the highest quality bespoke advice that meets the needs of the most complex client requirements.

Within our IR Global membership, we work alongside the highest quality boutique and mid-sized firms who service the mid-market all around the world. Firms which are focused on partner-led, personal service and have extensive cross border experience.

Over the last decade, the IR Global community has grown to over 1000 members worldwide based on the principles of friendship, trust and a shared belief in going beyond the traditional role of the adviser.

We share the IR Global value of creating a ‘go-to’ network for forward-thinking clients looking for creative, pragmatic and cost-effective solutions.