Anastasia Tonello

Anastasia Tonello
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Who's Who Legal Corporate Immigration

A US attorney and English solicitor credited with giving “excellent advice on complex US immigration law” and advising a broad range of clients, including multinational corporations and individuals, on US and UK immigration matters, Anastasia Tonello is managing partner of Laura Devine Attorneys LLC in New York. Anastasia initially worked with Laura Devine at Eversheds in 2001 before joining Laura Devine Solicitors in 2003, where she served as head of the US practice based in London until 2007, when she opened the firm’s New York office.

Anastasia’s accolades include Who’s Who Legal, The Legal 500: UK, Chambers UK, Chambers Global, Chambers USA, Citywealth Leaders List, SuperLawyers and Best Lawyers. Under Anastasia’s leadership, the firm has been credited with having “built a fantastic reputation as a transatlantic powerhouse, serving blue-chip clients and offering a large team of dedicated specialists.”

Anastasia was a charter member and officer of AILA's RDC EMEA chapter and was chair of AILA's department of state liaison committee. Anastasia currently serves on AILA's executive committee as president elect. She has spoken at every AILA annual conference since 2006.

In addition, Anastasia is an active member of the immigration pro bono community in New York and an experienced speaker on immigration law frequently sought by business schools, professional organisations, and media worldwide.

Anastasia earned her BA from Indiana University and JD from the University of Notre Dame before being admitted to the Bar of New York in 1999 and cross-qualifying as a solicitor of England and Wales in 2004.

WWL says: Anastasia Tonello heads the firm’s US offering and stands out as "an outstanding practitioner" with a superb reputation for her expertise in consular-based adjudications.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Corporate Immigration which can be purchased from our Shop.

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