Nancy Long

Partner & Firm President 


Nancy R. Long was raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico. She received her undergraduate degree in history from Santa Clara University in 1978. She also attended the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service. She received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of New Mexico in 1983.


Her practice focuses on land use, real estate, higher education law, public entity law, governmental relations, commercial litigation, corporate and business client representation.  She is on the Board of Directors of Century Bank; the Board of Regents of New Mexico Highlands University; and the Board of the New Mexico Educational Assistance Foundation. She also serves on the City of Santa Fe's Ethics and Campaign Review Board. She is a member of the Zia Chapter of Lambda Alpha International.


She is a former Member of the City of Santa Fe Planning Commission and chaired the Urban Policy Committee of that Commission before serving as a Development Review Committee Commissioner. She served as the Chair of the Extraterritorial Zoning Commission for fourteen years. She also served on the board of the Santa Fe Community Foundation.  She is a former Member of the Board of Trustees of St. Vincent Hospital. She previously served as a continuing education liaison to the Young Lawyers Division and subsequently served the State Bar on the Trial Practice Section Board. She was a member of the Oliver Seth Inn of Courts.


Ms. Long is a member of the Bars of New Mexico, the United States District Court for the District of New Mexico, the United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit and the United States Supreme Court.