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Meet the Team

Ralph M. Tsong
Principal Attorney/ Founder
Professional Experience

Ralph M. Tsong is an attorney with over 20 years of experience.

Ralph began his career with Littler Mendelson, a national employment law firm in Chicago, and was an associate attorney at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Ralph honed his trial skills working for public law centers such as the Asian Law Alliance in San Jose and the Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles. Ralph spent a decade as an attorney representing California's Department of Fair Employment and Housing, Department of Industrial Relations, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement. ​

Ralph is on the board of directors of the Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association and is a Fellow of the Academy of American Adoption and Assisted Reproductive Attorneys (AAAA) and Academy of California Adoption and ART Lawyers (ACAL).  Ralph was selected as a Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters in 2023.

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Education

Bar Admissions

Membership

  • J.D., University of Chicago Law School

  • B.S., Magna Cum Laude, The College of William & Mary

  • Washington

  • Arizona

  • California 

  • Illinois

  • All U.S. District Courts of California

  • U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

  • Northern District of Illinois

  • ART Fellow of the the Academy of Adoption & Assisted Reproduction Attorneys (AAAA)

  • Fellow of the Academy of California Adoption and ART Lawyers (ACAL)

  • Board of directors of the Southern California Chinese American Lawyers Association

  • Japanese American Bar Association

  • Long Beach Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce

  • The Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) Committee of the American Bar Association (ABA)

  • The Society for Ethical Egg Donation and Surrogacy (SEEDS)

  • The Long Beach-Yokkaichi Sister Cities Board

  • The National Asian Pacific Islander Bar Association.

Rainie Fang
Associate Attorney
Professional Experience

Rainie's practice focuses on family law and assisted reproductive technology law. Rainie was born and raised in Sichuan, China.

 

In law school, Rainie served as a Judicial Extern to the Honorable Nancy Bannon of the Supreme Court of the State of New York and interned at Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. Rainie has also worked at various law firms where she gained experience in civil litigation, real estate transactions, trust & estate, M&A, and taxation in both China and the United States.

 

Raine was selected as a Rising Star of Super Lawyers in 2023. 

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Education

Bar Admissions

Languages

  • J.D., Brooklyn Law School

  • Master of Law, University of Southern California, Gould School of Law

  • ​LLB and B.A., Xihua University

  • California 

  • New York

  • Oklahoma

  • English

  • Mandarin

Brenda Lyu
Law Clerk
Professional Experience

Brenda was born and raised in Guangzhou, China.  She later came to the U.S., and obtained her Master of Laws degree from the University of Southern California in 2020.

 

Brenda worked as a criminal law legal assistant for a year before she returned to the field of family law.  In law school, she was a student volunteer at an externship program for a Non-Profit Organization that mainly focused on immigration law.  Brenda is planning on becoming a lawyer in the future, right now she is focusing on helping individuals and families achieve their goals.

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Education

Languages

  • Master of Laws, University of Southern California, Gould School of Law

  • Bachelor of Laws, Guangdong University of Finance and Economic

  • English

  • Mandarin

  • Cantonese

Saya
Japanese Client Support

Languages

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  • English

  • Japanese

Abby Aikebaier 
Legal Assistant

Education

Languages

  • Political Science Major, U.C. San Diego

  • English

  • Mandarin

Jeremiah Jamora Acosta
Legal Assistant

Education

Languages

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  • Degree in Political Science, University of California - Berkeley

  • English

  • Written Spanish

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