National Writing Project

NWP Board of Directors

Brian Wong

Board Member since 2012; Chair of the Board since 2016; Chair of the Executive Committee

Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP; San Francisco, CA

In his practice, Brian helps public and private companies access capital, structure and negotiate complex transactions, and communicate with investors by providing counsel on corporate governance, SEC disclosure and reporting, general corporate and capital market transactions and securities law. Brian advises companies on emerging public disclosure issues in a regulatory environment, including climate change, risk management and executive compensation, drawing on his experience as deputy general counsel and corporate secretary for Organic, Inc.—a Nasdaq-traded digital advertising agency—and as a State of California Executive Fellow at the California Commission on State Finance. He also has extensive experience helping boards of directors and management of public companies understand the challenges and responsibilities related to corporate governance. Brian is a cum laude graduate of Harvard Law School, where he was Lead Executive Editor of Harvard Civil Rights – Civil Liberties Law Review. He is also a Phi Beta Kappa and Chancellor's Scholar graduate of the University of California, Berkeley.

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