Ngosong Fonkem, is a trade compliance lawyer with broad experience in diverse business sectors in the USA and internationally. He has worked on a variety of international trade related issues including US Customs litigation, energy consulting in Southeast Asia, and teaching as a full-time member of the law faculty at the oldest private university in Malaysia.
He currently assists companies with day-to-day compliance with U.S. trade laws and related audits, investigations, and civil enforcement proceedings. He is also an adjunct professor at St. Norbert College Schneider School of Business and Cardinal Stritch University College of Business and Management, where he teaches International Trade and Business-related courses. In 2018, he was nominated to serve as an industry sector advisor within the US Trade Representative’s Industry Sector Technical Advisory Committee (ITAC) on “Customs and Trade Facilitation.” In 2019, he was appointed by the “Turkish Investor and Industrialist Businessmen Association” (YATSIAD) to serve as its U.S. representative.
He is Vice-chair of the “Next Generation” Committee of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association; Board Member on both the Wisconsin Bar Association International Practice Section and Business Law Section; and serves on the executive committee of Dairy Cares of Wisconsin (a charitable organization that raises money on behalf of Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. From 2016 to 2018, he served as a commissioner on the Board of Brown County Harbor Commission at the port of Green Bay.
Ngosong frequently speaks on international trade related issues, and regularly makes presentations in the U.S. and abroad on U.S. trade related topics. He has also authored and co-authored numerous articles on trade related topics at peer reviewed law journals and business journals and magazines.
Ngosong received his B.A. from University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (2008), J.D./MBA from West Virginia University College of Law (2011), and LL.M. from Tulane Law School (2012).