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About Us

AKW Law is a law firm based in Washington.  We provide advice and litigation services to individuals and businesses.  


Because we are a client-oriented law firm, you can be confident that "what you see is what you get."  We are easily accessible to our clients.

At AKW LAW, we are dedicated to helping our clients obtain the best outcome possible, whether that is an early settlement, mediation, arbitration, trial, or appeal.  We understand that our clients may have different goals, and we pride ourselves in catering to our clients' needs and providing the attention they deserve. 

Meet the Team

Ada K. Wong

Rolf Gardner Toren

Kaila Eckert

Ada K. Wong

Ada K. Wong

Managing Partner, Attorney


  • University of Washington School of Law, J.D., Dispute Resolution Concentration 

  • University of California, Davis, B.A., Communication

​Admitted to Practice

  • State of Washington 

  • State of California (inactive)

  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington

  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California (inactive)

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California (inactive)

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit 


  • English

  • Cantonese

Ada is a California native who moved to Seattle to attend the University of Washington School of Law.


During law school, Ada served as Executive Managing Editor of Production on the Pacific Rim Law & Policy Journal.  She was also very active in Moot Court competitions and represented her law school at the Thomas Tang International Moot Court Competitions as a regional semi-finalist in both Los Angeles and Atlanta.  After graduating from law school, she served as a coach for mock trial and appellate advocacy teams at the law school. 

Prior to starting AKW Law, P.C., she worked as a Civil Litigation Attorney at two plaintiff-oriented law firms, in Bellevue and downtown Seattle. 

Ada is an Adjunct Professor at the Seattle University School of Law, teaching Employment Discrimination. She is also an Arbitrator for King and Snohomish Counties.

She currently serves on the Editorial Board of Trial Guides, as the Communications Committee Chair of the Washington State Employment Lawyers Association (WELA), and as the Co-Chair of the WSAJ Employment Law Section.  


Ada previously served as the Editor-in-Chief of the WSAJ Trial News, and Editorial Board Member of the American Inns of Court The Bencher.  She is the Past-President of the Vietnamese American Bar Association of Washington and past Public Relations Chair of the William L. Dwyer American Inns of Court.  Ada has authored many published articles and is a speaker at various lawyer's continuing legal education seminars.

In her spare time, Ada enjoys playing co-ed flag football, volunteering with various executive boards and committees, and spending time with her husband, two daughters, and three cats, Matcha, Kylo, and Soba.

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Rolf Gardner Toren


Rolf grew up in Washington and returned to attend the University of Washington School of Law.

During law school, Rolf participated in mock trial, finishing as a finalist, and negotiation competition, finishing as a semi-finalist. He also externed at the Washington State Court of Appeals, the Washington State Senate, and the Federal Public Defenders – Western District of Washington.

Prior to working at AKW Law, P.C., Rolf worked at a boutique plaintiff's litigation law firm and as a Public Defender for King County.  Rolf brings a wealth of courtroom experience.

In his free time, Rolf enjoys the many outdoor activities Washington has to offer, spending time with his wife and his two dogs.

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Kaila Eckert


Kaila has been a paralegal for over a decade.  She completed the Paralegal Certificate Program at Edmonds Community College in 2011.  Kaila worked at two law firms prior to joining AKW Law.  She has experience in Washington state courts and federal court.  She looks forward to making an impact and being attentive to each and every client.  

In her spare time, Kaila enjoys spending time with her family and at the gym. 

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