Hilda Wong,
Vice President and General Counsel

Hilda Wong

Hilda Wong is the Vice President and General Counsel for First National and oversees all aspects of First National’s legal affairs including formation of legal policy, compliance and regulatory matters, governance, contract negotiation and documentation and is responsible for First National’s privacy and anti‑money laundering programs.  Ms. Wong joined First National in 2007 as Senior Legal Counsel and was appointed General Counsel in January, 2013 and Vice President in April, 2014.  Prior to joining First National, Ms. Wong was a partner with the national law firm of Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP and an associate with the law firms of Smith, Lyons LLP and Borden Ladner Gervais LLP.  Ms. Wong has extensive experience in all aspects of financing, syndicated lending and real estate.  Ms. Wong holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Toronto and has been in practice since 1993.

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