Biographical Information

Jimmy Chong is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey and in the District Courts of Washington DC, Delaware, and the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. He has offices in Wilmington, DE, Lansdale, PA and Philadelphia, PA. He focuses his practice on personal injury law and patent infringement law but has handled a variety of other types of law including business transactions, landlord tenant law, contract law and criminal law.

Jimmy has been rated by Super Lawyers, the National Trial Lawyers Association and the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. He is presently a member of the Board of Directors at the Philip Jaisohn Memorial Foundation and the Penn Asian Senior Services and has served as a member of the Board of Directors and Chairman of the Korean American Association of Greater Philadelphia.  He has served as a Co-Chair or Co-Vice Chair of the Montgomery Bar Association Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee since 2019 and was awarded the Horace A. Davenport Diversity Award in 2019 for his activism to further diversity, equity and inclusion.

He is a Certified Mediator and Certified Arbitratorby the Delaware State Bar Association, Certified Arbitrator by the Pennsylvania Bar Association, and a member of the Pennsylvania Council of Mediators.

Jimmy earned his JD from Widener University School of Law which is presently known as Delaware Law School and his Estate Planning Certificate through the LLM Graduate Tax Program at Temple University Beasley School of Law. He earned his BS in Business Management and BA in Economics from Bucknell University while earning the Bucknell Scholarship all four years he attended the university.

Jimmy was born and raised in the State of Delaware, lived in Philadelphia, PA for many years but now resides with his family in Montgomery County, PA.  His parents immigrated from South Korea and he proud to be an American with Korean heritage.  He enjoys playing soccer, coaching youth soccer, and has run several half marathons.


Admission Dates & Jurisdictions

State Of Delaware

Federal Court – US District Court of Delaware

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Federal Court – US Eastern District of Pennsylvania

State of New Jersey

Federal Court – US District Court of Columbia


Temple University Beasley School of Law, Philadelphia, PA                     Estate Planning Certificate Nov 2012

Widener University School of Law, Wilmington, DE                                                      J.D. awarded May 2006

Honors:                                   · Deans List Spring 2005

Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA                                                                        BS & BA awarded May 2000

Majors:                                    · Business and Economics

Honors:                                   · Deans List Spring 2000

· Bucknell Scholarship 1996-2000

Professional Experience

The Chong Law Firm, P.A., Offices in Wilmington, DE & Philadelphia, PA                          2009 to Present


  • General litigation law firm concentrating on plaintiff personal injury matters and patent infringement cases.
  • Litigate matters in State Court in PA, DE and NJ as well as Fed Court in DE and ED of PA.
  • Certified Mediator and Arbitrator by the DSBA, Certified Arbitrator by the PBA and Member of PA Council of Mediators

Law Offices of Peter G. Angelos, Wilmington, DE                                                                          2006 to 2008


  • Represented Plaintiffs in Personal Injury/Mass Tort litigation in regards to asbestos exposure.

Law Clerk/Paralegal:                                                                                                                            2003 to 2006

  • Reviewed and summarized depositions and client intake during the school year.

Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office, Philadelphia, PA                                                              Summer 2005

Legal Intern:

  • Represented the Commonwealth of PA in juvenile matters and preliminary hearings.


Delaware Volunteer Legal Services, Wilmington, DE                                                        Spring Semester 2005

Law Clerk

  • Conducted client intake to determine eligibility.


Camden County Prosecutor’s Office, Camden, New Jersey                                                          Summer 2004

Legal Intern:

  • Drafted briefs/motions and memos, observed arraignments, jury selection, pre-trial hearings, and trials.


Honors & Awards

  • Rated by Superlawyers as Rising Star 2014, 2015, 2016
  • Rated by Superlawyers 2020, 2021
  • Selected as Top 40 Under 40 by the National Trial Lawyers Association 2014, 2015, 2015, 2017 2018
  • Selected Top 100 by the National Trial Lawyers Association 2019 , 2020, 2021
  • Selected as Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel 2015, 2021
  • Awarded the Horace A. Davenport Diversity Award 2019

Professional Associations

  • Penn Asian Senior Services (PASSI) – Member of the Board of Directors 2016 – Present
  • Philip Jaisohn Memorial Foundation (PJMF) – Member of the Board of Directors 2020 – Present
  • National Unification Advisory Committee (NUAC) – Committee Member 2019
  • Montgomery Bar Association Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee – Vice Co-Chair 2019, Co-Chair 2020, 2021
  • Gwynedd Mercy University – Member of President’s Council 2019 – Present
  • Philadelphia Eviction Diversion Program –Mediator – Good Shepherd Mediation Program 2020 – Present
  • Delaware JP Court Landlord Tenant Mediation Program – Mediator 2020 – Present
  • Racial Equality Advisory Committee to Congresswoman Madeleine Dean – 2020 – Present