David Hirson & Partners, LLP
Area of Expertise: Your Customers - Their Journey, Empathy & Storytelling, To Market - The New Business Plan
Phuong is a Partner with David Hirson & Partners, LLP’s dedicated EB-5 practice group. He draws upon an extensive background advising parties on all sides of EB-5 transactions, including Regional Centers, project developers, agents, and investors. Prior to joining the firm, he was in-house counsel for a large Southern California EB-5 Regional Center and real estate developer. There, he managed over $500 million in EB-5 financing and guided the company to several milestones, including approvals for their first 100 I-829 petitions.
Phuong's clients span the entire industry. He has successfully advised Regional Centers and businesses across the U.S. on over $2 billion in EB-5 deals, including commercial real estate developments, multifamily apartment buildings, charter schools, hotels, medical office buildings, and restaurant franchises. He works closely with businesses throughout the EB-5 financing process, including structuring debt/equity EB-5 offerings as part of a diversified capital stack, and coordinating complex review and structuring with industry experts.
Phuong oversees the firm’s Vietnamese practice group and hosts a weekly immigration TV special to serve the Vietnamese community in Orange County, CA. He regularly travels to Vietnam where he works closely with the firm’s business partners, agents, and investors. Finally, he also frequently shares his knowledge regarding project structuring, source of funds, and complex EB-5 matters with the industry as a lecturer and author.