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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Rhode Island

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, August 11, 2014

Bethany N. Wong Joins United States Attorney’s Office Civil Division





PROVIDENCE, R.I. – United States Attorney Peter F. Neronha today announced the appointment of Bethany N. Wong as an Assistant United States Attorney in the District of Rhode Island. An experienced litigator in civil and criminal matters, Ms. Wong has been assigned to the U.S. Attorney’s Office Civil Division.

A native of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Ms. Wong graduated summa cum laude in 2005 from Grove City College in Grove City, Pennsylvania. Ms. Wong earned her Juris Doctor at the University of Virginia School of Law in 2008.

Since February 2012, Ms. Wong had served as a staff attorney at the Women Against Abuse Legal Center in Philadelphia where she represented victims of domestic violence in Family and Superior Court through the Department of Justice funded “fast track” program.

Prior to joining the Women Against Abuse Legal Center, Ms. Wong was employed for four years as an Associate at Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP in Philadelphia where she advocated on behalf of clients in civil, criminal and appellate matters in federal and state courts in Pennsylvania. 

“I am very pleased to welcome Bethany N. Wong as an Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Rhode Island,” said United States Attorney Peter F. Neronha. “Ms. Wong’s education, experience and demonstrated commitment to public service will greatly strengthen this Office, in particular the Civil Division, which continues to expand its work on behalf of the people of Rhode Island.” 

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