As Senior Vice President and General Counsel of NBA China, Ella Wong leads NBA China’s Legal department and oversees all legal work across a variety of league businesses including consumer products, marketing partnerships, digital and television throughout Greater China.
Prior to joining NBA China, Wong served as Regional Counsel, Asia at 21st Century Fox (formerly News Corporation), where she was responsible for leading the company’s legal and business affairs efforts in Asia, including Greater China. Prior to her role as Regional Counsel, Asia, Wong held positions of General Counsel, Asia and Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Star Group, a subsidiary of News Corporation, where she provided legal support on key mergers and acquisitions, partnerships and commercial operations principally for the television business across Asia.
Before joining 21st Century Fox in 1997, Wong spent five years at the New York and Hong Kong offices of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP (formerly Winthrop, Stimson, Putnam & Roberts), a New York-based international law firm focused in the areas of corporate finance, joint ventures, and mergers and acquisitions.
Wong earned a bachelor’s degree from Oxford University in England and is a graduate of Columbia University School of Law in New York.