Princeton, New Jersey – December 10, 2012 – Wong Fleming, originally founded in New Jersey in 1994 by Linda Wong and Dan Fleming, announced today that the 4-lawyer office of Matthew Jeon PC has joined the firm.
The merger will further bolster Wong Fleming’s growing presence in New Jersey and reinforce the firm’s unwavering commitment to the promotion of diversity in the legal profession. With the pick-up, Wong Fleming now has 16 lawyers in two New Jersey offices, and over 50 lawyers nationwide. Matthew Jeon PC is a Korean-American owned law firm and its four attorneys are Korean American. Joining Wong Fleming today are Matthew Jeon, partner and formerly from the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, Paul Yoon, partner and current President of the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of New Jersey (“APALA-NJ”), Steven Hong, partner, and Jonathan Jung, associate. Headquartered in Princeton, New Jersey, Wong Fleming now has offices throughout the country, including but not limited to Houston, Texas, Bellevue, Washington, Centennial, Colorado, Los Angeles, California, Atlanta, Georgia, Washington, DC, Baltimore, Maryland, New York, New York and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
“Matt Jeon’s firm is a perfect fit for us. They share the same values as we do and they will be especially effective in strengthening an already deep trial bench at the firm. Their commitment to serving the Korean community in North Jersey coupled with their growing corporate practice is something that we find impressive and appealing,” says Linda Wong, CEO and founding partner at Wong Fleming. Like Paul Yoon, Linda Wong is an active member of APALA-NJ and is a past President. APALA-NJ’s next President will also come from Wong Fleming, Florelee Wan.
“We wanted to merge our practice with Wong Fleming because of our need to be with a firm that can help us serve the needs of our growing corporate national practice, says Matthew Jeon, founding partner of the firm bearing his name. “Many of our corporate clients are Korean mutli-national companies, and for us to continue to meet their expanding needs, we need to be able to offer them a national platform. Wong Fleming offers that to us and their deep commitment to diversity as a whole and the Asian community in particular makes this a very easy decision for us,” says partner Paul Yoon.
Certified as a minority and women business enterprise by the National Minority Supplier Development Council and the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council, respectively, Wong Fleming believes that the interests of its clients are best served by a diversity of people, with strong advocacy while maintaining high standards of professional conduct. Established in 1994 by Linda Wong and Daniel Fleming, the firm serves predominantly corporate clients throughout the country. Wong Fleming is also a member of the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (“NAMWOLF”) and is a founding member of the MCCA FAN program for law firms dedicated to the promotion of diversity in the legal profession. For more information, please visit www.wongfleming.com.
Matthew Jeon PC
Successor in interest to two firms founded in 1993, Matthew Jeon PC is a general practice law firm that serves individuals and corporations. The firm has expanded to provide legal advice in all practice areas with a concentration in dispute resolution and litigation.