Staff Attorney, Family Defense Practice
Wendy Cheng joined Brooklyn Defender Services, Family Defense Practice, as a Staff Attorney in 2015.
Prior to joining BDS, Wendy worked as the Carr Center Fellow at the Matrimonial & Family Law Unit at New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG), where she represented victims of domestic violence in family offense petitions and custody, child support and divorce proceedings in family court and Supreme court in all five boroughs of New York City.
Wendy is a graduate of New York University School of Law. While in law school, she participated in the LGBT Rights Clinic and interned at the New York Asian Women’s Center (NYAWC), Immigration Equality, and the Immigration Unit of BDS. Wendy received her B.A. in International Relations from the University of Rochester.
Wendy is a native Mandarin speaker. She looks forward to providing parents with culturally and linguistically holistic representation in family court. She currently lives in Park Slope with her cat East Village.