Marc has been a member of the State Bar of California since 1978 and is a founding member of Fong & Fong, a Northern California boutique Real Property/Business law firm. He has been selected as a Northern California Super Lawyer, is Martindale Hubbell Rated AV Preeminent and is Avvo Rated 10.0 Superb.

His practice areas include real property/business transactions and litigation. 

In 2005 Marc established Fong Dispute Resolution as a separate business from his law practice.

Marc is a 1971 graduate of Cal State University East-Bay and a 1978 graduate of Lincoln University Law School, where he served on the law review.


About Marc FongMarc Fong

ADR Activities:

American Bar Association, Dispute Resolution Section, Member

Alameda County Bar Association, Past  Chair Executive Committee  ADR secti

California State Court of Appeal, First and Third Appellate District, Mediator

Superior Court Alameda County, Court Approved Mediator

Superior Court Contra Costa County, Court Approved Mediator 

Superior Court County of San Francisco, Court Approved Mediator

Superior Court County of Marin, Settlement Conference Panelist

The Mediation Society, Board Member and Past President

United States District Court, Northern District of California, Mediator


 Legal Activities:

Alameda County Bar Association, Member and Past Chair, Real Property section

Asian American Bar Association, Sustaining Member

Bar Association of San Francisco, Member

Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB), consultant to Advising California Common Interest Communities, Curtis C. Sproul and Katharine N. Rosenberry (Continuing Education of the Bar 2005)

Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB) Lecturer on Homeowner Association law

State Bar of California, Lecturer on Real Property/Litigation subjects

State Bar of California, Advisor to Real Property Section Executive Committee

State Bar of California, Past Vice Chair Real Property Section Executive Committee

State Bar of California, Past Chair, Common Interest Development Section

State Bar of California, Member, Business and Real Property Sections

State Bar of California, Real Property Section Executive Committee liaison to Board of Legal Specialization

Representative Cases:

Biotechnology Company’s defense against royalty claims

High Technology Company’s claim for unfair competition

Contractors charged with the unauthorized release of asbestos. 

Mold claims for personal injury and/or construction defects 

 Degloving injuries to head and upper body and traumatic brain injury

Family dispute over distribution of trust assets 


Non-profit Staff/Board relationships 

Partnership Disputes 

CC&R’s enforcement actions 

Sexual harassment claim against CEO of a publicly traded corporation

Sexual harassment allegations against a small family business  

Personal injury involving traumatic amputation of limbs

Child visitation

Real property boundary disputes

TIC ownership disputes

Construction Defects

Various business disputes, involving securities violations, broker relationships, breach of contract, business torts

Environmental claims

Appellate Law

Regulatory and Statutory Violations

Legal Malpractice

Wrongful Death

Conflict between CEO and Boardmembers

Real Estate Fraud

Merger Acquisition Dispute

Lease termination

ADA access cases

Prop 65

Financial Disputes

Elder Abuse

Employment matter

Trade secrets

Commercial and residential evictions


Awards, Service and Recognition

 2014 - 2023  Northern California Super Lawyer

Martindale-Hubbell  Peer Review Rated - AV Preeminent

2023 Anne K. Meline Service Award for outstanding service to the 3rd District Court of Appeal's Mediation Program

Multiple listings in Who’s Who in American Law 

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Board Member and President 

Board Member of the Year, Northern California Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society 

Served two terms as President for the Bay Area and Central California Chapter of the Community Associations Institute (CAI) 

Award of Excellence in Chapter Leadership, Community Associations Institute 

Member of the Year, Sports Car Club of America 

Board of Advisors, Cal State University-East Bay, College of Business and Economics 

The Breast Cancer Fund- Created “Bike Against the Odds” 

Past Board Member and General Counsel of the Asian Business League


$600 per hour.