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Matthew K. Wong
Of Counsel
Email: matthew.wong@hawadvocate.com

Mr. Wong joined the firm in March 2021 and concentrates his practice in the areas of workers’ compensation litigation and third-party subrogation. He has practiced before the Disability Compensation Division and Labor and Industrial Relations Appeals Board of the Department of Labor and Industrial Relations, District Court, Circuit Court, and Intermediate Court of Appeals in the State of Hawai’i.

Education

Mr. Wong graduated, suma cum laude, from the Shidler College of Business of the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa in 2014, where he received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management. He received his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Hawaii – William S. Richardson School of Law in 2017. While in Law school, Mr. Wong was a member of the Wagner Moot Court Team which focused on national labor and employment issues. He was admitted to the Hawai’i Bar 2017.

Experience

During law school, Mr. Wong worked as an administrative hearings officer with the State of Hawaii Department of Public Safety. He was charged with presiding over administrative hearings relating to code and policy violations for Public Safety employees, such as corrections officers and sheriffs. Upon graduation, Mr. Wong joined the firm of Oshima, Itomura and Fujimoto in Honolulu as an associate in 2017.

Affiliations

Mr. Wong is licensed to practice before all courts in the State of Hawai’i and the United States District Court for the District of Hawai’i. Mr. Wong is a member of the Hawai’i State Bar Association.



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