TONG LAW is an employment and business law firm specializing in representing employees in employment litigation, and plaintiffs in business litigation. Our practice also focuses on counseling individuals in forming and growing their social ventures.



Practice Areas

Employment Law

  • Workplace discrimination based on age, sex, race, medical condition, national origin, sexual orientation, gender expression

  • Workplace harassment

  • Disability discrimination

  • Failure to provide reasonable accommodations

  • Minimum wage, overtime wage violations

  • Failure to provide meal and rest breaks

  • Misclassification of employees as "exempt" status

  • Retaliation and wrongful termination

  • Unemployment benefits appeals

  • Breach of employment contract

  • Severance negotiation

Business Law

  • Business-to-business disputes

  • Advice and counseling focused on solo-preneurs and small to medium-sized employers

  • Business entity formation

  • Employment law compliance

  • Contract drafting, including employment contracts, service contracts and client contracts

  • Federal trademark registration, protection and enforcement

  • Real estate business transactions

  • Other business-related matters, on a case-by-case basis


About Us



We utilize the latest technologies to provide you with exceptional convenience and security. Our office is centrally located in the historic Tribune Tower in beautiful Downtown Oakland, easily accessible by various modes of eco-friendly

transportation such as BART, bus, or bike.  


Our extensive and diverse experience assisting both employees and employers uniquely position us to understand the goals of both respective parties. We help workers hold their employers accountable, and we help business owners establish compliant practices that reduce their risk.


No matter too large, no issue too small. Our approach to problem solving is to harmonize exceptional client representation with practical legal solutions. We also accommodate our diverse community by providing services in English, Chinese, and Spanish.


Vincent Tong

Vincent exclusively represents employees in employment litigation and plaintiffs in business-to-business disputes. He is a tenacious litigator and a zealous advocate for his clients. Vincent has taken three cases to trial, in which he served as lead counsel, co-counsel and second chair counsel and has settled numerous cases on favorable terms for his clients.


In his business transactions practice, Vincent advises, counsels and supports his clients on matters pertaining to business formation, employment law compliance and monitoring and protecting their intellectual property rights.


Trusted Reviews


"I was referred to Vincent by a close friend and highly respected attorney. His business relationship and personal demeanor was nothing but professional and efficient.  His understanding of the law and nuances that surround the legal interpretations, was exemplary and precise.  His practice is based purely on accuracy and understanding of the law. It is my recommendation, to those who are looking for exceptional professionalism, to retain Mr. Tong as your counsel.  I cannot portray how seamless and effortless my experience was with him, during my legal assistance. If Vincent is representing you, peace of mind will surely be the result. Thank you Vincent."

—  Andrew M.

1212 Broadway, 15th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612

Email       info@tong-law.com
Phone     855-TONG-LAW
Fax           510-210-1312

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