Hon. Ona T. Wang

U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Judge Wang is a magistrate judge in the Southern District of New York. Before taking the bench in 2018, she was a litigation partner at Baker Hostetler LLP. She is a member of the Federal Bar Council American Inn of Court and a Life Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, and has served previously on the Executive and Nominating Committees and as Secretary of the New York City Bar Association. In 2014, the New York Law Journal named Judge Wang one of its “Lawyers Who Lead by Example” for her pro bono work. In 2016, the NYU Public Interest Law Center awarded Judge Wang its inaugural Public Service Award. Judge Wang received her A.B. in biology from Harvard-Radcliffe Colleges, her Ph. D. in Zoology from Duke University, and her J.D. from New York University School of Law. Immediately after law school, she clerked for the Honorable Deborah A. Batts in the Southern District of New York.