About us

About Us

Fong & Associates is recognized as a Best Law Firm in America, with board certified attorneys listed as Best Lawyers in America and Lawyer of the Year (2018 Houston metropolitan). Our attorneys include law professors and speakers at national and international law conferences.

Our Core Values

Industry experience — client focused

Our success is a direct result of our client-centric focus, work ethic, and applying our core values to each client and case.

  • Integrity—Honesty and trustworthiness.
  • Hard-working—We know how hard you work; we do too.
  • Cost effective—Our service meets or exceeds industry standards
  • Creative Solutions—What box?
  • Personal Service—Texas friendly!

Advantages to You…

It’s not what we do, it’s how we do it.

Big picture

Our perspective on your international personnel allows you to maximize U.S. opportunities while mitigating operational risk.

We know your industry

Our experience includes; energy, engineering, healthcare, technology, manufacturing and more

Texas friendly

Our clients are from around the world, with operations throughout the U.S., but we never forget the state motto of Texas is “friendship.” Go on, Google it.

Meet your Team

Each corporate client has a primary attorney, a secondary attorney and a senior paralegal (case manager) as a single point of contact to ensure expedient case processing and timely response to any questions.


William D. Fong
Managing Partner
Gary J. Ilagan
Karla R. Prieto
Senior Associate
Candida O. Paris
Senior Associate
Oralia de Luna
Of Counsel


Jay Z. Peña
Senior Associate
Hugh U. Chong
Of Counsel
Ted H. Wu
Of Counsel

Are you a 3L or a paralegal with immigration law experience?
If yes, contact us about a career at Fong & Associates.