As a Partner with FH+H, Francis "France" Hoang represents, advises, and counsels middle market companies on a wide variety of matters, including sensitive government inquiries and internal investigations, corporate compliance, corporate governance, and government contracts law. Holding an active security clearance, Mr. Hoang has unique and extensive experience with the defense, intelligence, and homeland security industries.
Before joining FH+H, Mr. Hoang served as Associate Counsel to the President of the United States. In this capacity, he represented the White House in a myriad of investigations and other sensitive matters before Congress, the GAO, and other government agencies; and provided legal counsel to the Homeland Security Council.
Mr. Hoang's prior experience also includes brief service as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Eastern District of Virginia, as well as practice at Williams & Connolly LLP. He was also a judicial law clerk to Judge Thomas Griffith of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and summer law clerk to Judge Jamie Baker of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces. Mr. Hoang graduated in the academic top 1% of his West Point class, earned a Master of Criminal Justice from Washburn University, and graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center. He has also passed the CPA Examination. Mr. Hoang serves as an advisor to the ABA Standing Committee on Law & National Security.
France Hoang was evacuated from Saigon, Vietnam at the age of two, and grew up in Tumwater, Washington. From 2009-2010, as an officer in the U.S. Army, he served in Southeast Afghanistan as the Executive Officer of a U.S. Army Special Forces Company that deployed for 7 months of combat operations in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM.