Helen Wong

Civil servant

Helen Wong represents the United States government enforcing the nation’s consumer protection laws at the Federal Trade Commission’s Division of Financial Practices. Previously, she was a litigation associate for an AmLaw 100 firm representing clients with respect to issues arising under US federal and state antitrust law, international antitrust law, and fair competition laws. Currently, she is the Vice Chair to the Committee on Antitrust Law for the ABA Young Lawyer Division and Board Co-Chair of the American Constitution Society’s DC Lawyers Chapter. Ms. Wong graduated from Georgetown University Law School.


1122 Bulletin

Helen Wong The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit holds that “informational injury” alone is sufficient to confer standing (Charvat v. Mutual First Federal Credit Union)


The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit recently held that a consumer may establish an injury in fact to meet constitutional standing requirements by alleging “an informational injury” within the context of the Electronic Fund Transfer Act (“EFTA”). The Eighth Circuit addressed (...)

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