Robert E. Wone L’99 Oakton, Va., August 2006, general
counsel for nonprofit organization. Wone, a former associate at Covington
& Burling in Washington, D.C., had been named in July general
counsel for Radio Free Asia, a nonprofit that broadcasts news in Asian
countries. He practiced in the areas of employment and commercial
real estate law at Covington & Burling. Wone was active in the Asian-
American community. He offered legal advice through the American
Legal Resource Center and was president-elect of the Asian Pacific
American Bar Association’s Washington chapter. Wone was a Monroe
Scholar at the College of William & Mary where he earned his B.A. in
Public Policy. He clerked for U.S. District Judge Raymond A. Jackson
in Virginia, where he lived until his death. Wone, raised in New York, is
survived by his wife Katherine E. Wone, his parents William and Aimee
Won, his brother Andrew D. Wone; and his grandmother Lucy New.
Robert Wone’s family has established The Robert E.
Wone Memorial Trust, from which funds will be distributed to a
variety of his favorite projects. Contributions can be sent to: The
Robert E. Wone Memorial Trust, c/o HoltzmanVogel PLLC, 98
Alexandria Pike, Suite 53, Warrenton, Va. 20186.