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Meet Our Attorneys


Dennis Huang

Dennis Huang (黄安止) is the Founder and CEO of Golden Bridge Law.


Patricia Whong

Patricia (Patty) is the managing attorney for Golden Bridge Law.

Attorney Denns Huang

Dennis Huang

Dennis Huang (黄安止) is the Founder and CEO of Golden Bridge Law. He focuses his practice on counseling families, high net worth individuals, business owners and trustees on the tax implications of wealth transfer strategies.  Dennis's practice includes estate and gift planning for domestic and international clients, charitable giving, and probate and trust administration.  He has considerable experience advising domestic and international clients on US inbound and outbound investment structures. Dennis also advises clients on sophisticated planning issues for family businesses, including structuring and implementing intra-family sales, buy-sell agreements, family office structuring, and business succession planning.

Dennis received his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and a Bachelor of Arts degree from B.A. from UCLA. He has worked in prominent private client / trusts and estates departments as a partner at Musick, Peeler & Garrett LLP and Glaser Weil Fink Howard Avchen & Shapiro LLP. 


  • Chinese American CPA Association: International Estate and Gift Planning

  • Asian Pacific CPA Association: Estate Planning in a Low Interest Rate Environment

  • California Society of CPAs: Modifying Irrevocable Trusts

  • Asian American Real Estate Association: Irrevocable Trusts for U.S. Real Estate

  • San Gabriel Valley Bar Association: An Overview of Charitable Trusts

  • Apartment Owners Association: Asset Protection Ideas for Apartment Owners

  • Glendale Estate Planning Council: What are Foreign Grantor Trusts and When to Use Them

  • San Gabriel Valley Bar Association: Pre-Immigration Planning and Use of Domestic Trust



  • Advised foreign individual on tax planning for assets prior to obtaining U.S. permanent resident status. Assisted with formation of pre-immigration trust.

  • Counseled foreign individual on how to structure investments in the United States and helped client to form and fund the structures discussed.

  • Represented client with respect to pre-IPO tax planning

  • Advised non-U.S. clients on trust planning for U.S. assets and / or U.S. beneficiaries

  • Worked with a family to help them create a private trust company and restructure their existing family trusts

  • Counseled family on formation of irrevocable dynasty trusts for their beneficiaries

  • Assisted family with a California probate matter involving a decedent’s California real property.

  • Assisted family with a California probate matter involving a decedent’s bank and investment accounts.


  • California Lawyers Association – Estate and Gift Tax Committee Member

  • California Lawyers Association – International Tax Committee Member

  • National Asian Pacific American Bar Association – International Law Committee Member

  • Asian Pacific Community Fund Board member

  • Los Angeles Chinese Chamber of Commerce member

  • Southern California Chinese Lawyers Association pro bono legal clinic volunteer

  • Pasadena Top Attorneys (Trusts & Estates) 2016-2019


  • California

  • New York



  • English

  • Mandarin​

Attorney Patricia Whong

Patricia Whong

Patricia (Patty) is the managing attorney of Golden Bridge Law.  She joins the firm after taking some time off to raise her children.  She began her legal career in asset backed securitization upon graduating from the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School in 2002.  She transitioned into practicing law with a small private practice, practicing corporate and transactional law and has been practicing estate planning for the past 5 years. 


  • Girl Scout Troop Leader, 2014- present

  • YWCA Pasadena-Foothill, former board member



  • California


  • English

  • Korean

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