Michelle D. Wong


Michelle D. Wong


San Francisco | One Bush Street, Suite 1600, San Francisco, CA, United States of America 94104-4446
+1 415 262 4544 | +1 415 262 4555


Michelle D. Wong focuses her practice on the asset management industry and advises U.S. registered investment companies and their investment advisers on regulatory, compliance and governance matters. She assists her clients – including business development companies, closed-end funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs) – with developing and launching new funds, fund reorganizations and requests for exemptive relief from the Securities and Exchange Commission. Ms. Wong also advises the directors and trustees of U.S. registered investment companies on fund governance and fiduciary oversight matters.

Ms. Wong is a recipient of Dechert’s 2018 Diversity Champion award and was shortlisted in the category of “Future Leader – Minority Lawyers” for the 2019 Chambers USA Diversity & Inclusion Awards.

Prior to joining Dechert, Ms. Wong worked at a leading U.S. pharmaceutical company.

  • Georgetown University, B.S., 2002
  • Drexel University, M.B.A., 2003
  • Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, J.D., 2012
  • California
  • Massachusetts