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Hengtao Wang (Hank T. Wang)

Hengtao Wang, Chinese lawyer. Bar: Missouri 1992, Illinois 1993, United States District Court (eastern district) Missouri. Recipient Academy Achievements award St. Louis University, 1991, Best Author of Year award Navy Magazine, 1986.


  • Wang, Hengtao was born on April 8, 1953 in Tianjin, China. Came to the United States, 1989. Son of Shiying and Yungqiu Wang.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English Literature with honor, Normal University, Dalian, China, 1974. Master of Arts in English Literature, Normal University, Dalian, China, 1977. Juris Doctor, St. Louis University, 1992.


    • Professor, vice chair department languages and international studies Dalian Naval Academy, China, 1985-1988. Member Chinese National Linguistic Professors Society, China, 1985-1988. Attorney Municipal Foreign Business Legal Office, Dalian, China, 1988-1989.

      Associate Armstrong, Teasdale, Schlafly & Davis, St. Louis, 1992-1996. Senior counsel, group leader Asia/China Practice Group, 1996-1997. Principal partner Hank Wang & Associates, Rockwall, Texas, since 1997.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Missouri 1992, Illinois 1993, United States District Court (eastern district) Missouri.


    • Co-author: Maritime English Textbook Series, 1985-1987. Author: United States Naval Training & Educational System, 1987. Contributor essays to professional journals.


    Advisor, board directors Asian American Coalition, Missouri, Illinois, 1991, Organization Chinese Americans St. Louis Chapter, since 1990. Member World Affairs Council, St. Louis, since 1993, St. Louis-Nanjing Sister City Committee, since 1993. Commander Navy, 1969-1988, China.

    Member American Bar Association (business law committee, international law association), American Immigration Lawyers Association, Asian-American Lawyers Association, Missouri Bar Association, Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Illinois Bar Association, Alpha Sigma Nu.



    Ping pong/table tennis, boating, music, drawing.


    • Married Shenzhong L. Wang, June 5, 1978. 1 child, Lenny.
    • father: Shiying Wang
    • mother: Yungqiu Wang
    • spouse: Shenzhong L. Wang
    • child: Lenny Wang
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    Born April 8, 1953
    (age 64)