Anastasia Tonello is highly commended by peers for her first-rate knowledge of both US and UK immigration matters.
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 is managing partner of Laura Devine Attorneys LLC in New York. “An outstanding practitioner”, Anastasia is internationally recognised in the leading legal directories. Under Anastasia’s leadership, the firm has been credited with having built a fantastic reputation as a “transatlantic powerhouse”.
Anastasia was president of American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) during the 2018 to 2019 term, and was also a charter officer of AILA’s Rome District – European, Middle East, and Africa chapter (RDC EMEA) and chair of AILA’s department of state committee. She is an active member of both the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and St George’s Society of New York.
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.