Thanh Le is an associate attorney at Nguyen & Chen, LLP, whose practice focuses on litigation and corporate law. After immigrating to the United States at the early age of eight, Thanh graduated Stafford High School third in her class. She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Biotechnology from the University of Houston with Magna Cum Laude honors. Realizing her passion was to help people, she decided to attend law school at South Texas College of Law.
In law school, Thanh excelled in her studies and achieved a cumulative GPA that placed her within the top five percent of her class. She was a recipient of a myriad of awards and scholarships, including the Asian American Bar Foundation Pro Bono Scholarship, State Bar of Texas Animal Law Section Student Writing Competition, Kenneth P. Fountain Memorial Scholarship, South Texas Academic Merit Scholarship, Judge Spurgeon E. Bell Quasi Endowment, and Dean’s Scholarship. Naturally, Thanh’s hard work and dedication also placed her on the Dean’s List for all three years of law school.
In addition to her academic success, she was active in student organizations, serving as a member on the South Texas Law Review, a Langdell Scholar, and the Historian for the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association. Thanh gained practical legal experience by interning for United States District Judge David Hittner of the Southern District of Texas, where she acquired extensive research and writing skills in composing orders for the court.
After law school, Thanh joined Nguyen & Chen, LLP. She maintains an active litigation docket and has worked on a vast number of different cases, ranging from breach of contract to employment disputes. She is involved in all stages of litigation, utilizing her research and writing skills to assist clients from discovery through trial. Thanh’s litigation experience has also provided her the necessary foresight to avoid potential future conflict when preparing entity formation documents and merger and acquisition agreements for the firm’s corporate clients.
- J.D., South Texas College of Law Houston, May 2015
- B.S., University of Houston, May 2011
- State Bar of Texas
- Asian American Bar Association