Anissah Marie Longacre is a Managing Partner at Nguyen & Chen, LLP. Drawn by the Firm’s commitment to providing a full range of legal services to its clients, Anissah joined the Firm’s litigation and criminal defense practices in early 2013. Since then, her role at Nguyen & Chen has been elevated to oversee an active litigation docket for civil matters, ranging from construction to business disputes, torts, employment, and commercial litigation. Anissah also serves as Director of the Firm’s family law division, where she helps families navigate through complex custody, divorces, adoptions, and child support issues. In addition to her civil and family litigation practices, Anissah heads the Firm’s estate planning and bankruptcy divisions.
As a hybrid leader, she has been recognized for her unique skill set and ability to assist clients through aggressive, diligent representation over a broad spectrum of practice areas in both state and federal courts. Armed with this diverse legal background, Anissah has successfully first-chaired and second-chaired several jury trials and bench trials throughout Texas.
Soon after receiving her Bachelors of Arts in Government from the University of Texas at Austin, Anissah began honing her legal skills at various small to mid-sized civil litigation law firms. During her tenure at Thurgood Marshall School of Law, Anissah had the honor of serving the Attorney General of Texas, Child Support Division, where she worked to establish and enforce child support orders. She also served as a student attorney for the Clinical Legal Studies Program, representing indigent clients in cases involving Guardianship, Wills & Probate/Estate Administration, and Landlord-Tenant.
Although Anissah has called Houston home for many years, she also has roots in Yonkers, New York and Honolulu, Hawaii. She is licensed to practice law in all courts of the State of Texas and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. Anissah is also active in the legal community as a member of the State Bar of Texas, Houston Bar Association, Houston Trial Lawyers Association, and Texas Trial Lawyer Association.
- State of Texas
- United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
- Texas Trial Lawyers Association
- Houston Trial Lawyers Association
- Houston Bar Association
- Texas Exes Life Member
- Asia Society
- Juris Doctorate, Thurgood Marshall School of Law, 2011
- Bachelor of Arts, The University of Texas at Austin, 2005