Helen H. Wu

Helen H. Wu

Associate
Location:
White Plains, New York
Phone:
914-761-9400
Fax:
914-761-0747
Email:

Ms. Wu is an associate at Farber, Pappalardo & Carbonari. She graduated from Fordham University School of Law, where she was a member of the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association and worked as a Legal Intern for the Community Economic Development Clinic. Prior to joining Farber, Pappalardo & Carbonari in October 2017, Ms. Wu worked with Wong, Wong & Associates, P.C., where she handled matrimonial and family law cases in addition to corporate disputes, residential and commercial real estate leases and closings, as well as landlord-tenant and immigration matters. She also volunteers as a pro bono attorney for Safe Passage Project, representing undocumented juveniles entering the United States. Prior to her career in law, Ms. Wu also served as Executive Director of the New York Chinese Cultural Center, held numerous positions including Director of Special Programs at AFS-USA, Inc., and taught as an adjunct professor in New York University from where she earned a Master's Degree in political science. She is admitted to practice law in New York and Connecticut States and the Southern District of New York and the Eastern District of New York.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2017

Areas of Practice

  • Divorce
  • Child Custody & Visitation
  • Post-Divorce/Modification Issues
  • Marital & Separate Property Rights
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Spousal Support
  • Child Support
  • Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements
  • Domestic Violence
  • Appellate Practice

Education

  • Fordham University School of Law, New York, New York
    • J.D.
  • New York University, Graduate School of Arts and Science
    • M.A.
    • Major: Political Science
  • Yale University
    • B.A.
    • Major: Political Science and East Asian Studies

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Westchester County Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • New York City Bar Association
  • Asian-American Bar Association of New York, Women's Committee
  • Asian-American Bar Association of New York, Pro Bono Committee

Past Employment Positions

  • Wong, Wong & Associates, P.C., Associate Attorney

Languages

  • Mandarin Chinese
  • French