Anastasia Tonello > Laura Devine Attorneys LLC > New York, United States > Lawyer Profile

Laura Devine Attorneys LLC
NEW YORK, NY 10022
United States

Work Department

Immigration Law


Managing Partner


Anastasia is the Managing Partner of the New York office and Global Head of the US immigration team.

Having managed successful immigration practices in New York and London, Anastasia is well placed to advise clients on the commercial and practical issues facing overseas businesses as they expand into the US. She has extensive experience advising a range of individuals, including entrepreneurs, high net worth clients, entertainers and artists, and has effectively advised on investor, extraordinary ability and family-based petitions as well as complex US citizenship issues.

“An outstanding practitioner”, Anastasia is internationally recognised in the leading legal directories, including Legal 500 UK Edition, Chambers Global, Chambers USA, Chambers UK, Super Lawyers, Who’s Who Legal Corporate Immigration and Best Lawyers in America.

Anastasia was President of American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) during the 2018-2019 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.

Anastasia is frequently quoted in in the media including The New York Times and The Independent and has been broadcast on BBC World News, New York 1/Spectrum News, i-24 Tel Aviv and New York, Al-Jazeera America and NPR’s All Things Considered. She is a regular speaker at professional conferences, training events and leading business and law schools.


2004 – Admitted as a Solicitor of England and Wales
2003 – QLTT – BPP Law School
1999 – Admitted to the New York Bar
1995-1998 – Juris Doctorate, University of Notre Dame
1991-1995 – BA, Indiana University

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Labor and employment > Immigration

(Leading lawyers)

Anastasia TonelloLaura Devine Attorneys LLC

Wholly reliable’ and ‘trustworthy’, New York-based immigration boutique Laura Devine Attorneys LLC is the US associate office of stellar UK immigration boutique Laura Devine Solicitors. The group is known for handling inbound and outbound immigration matters between the US and the UK. The ‘excellent, ‘committed’ and ‘dedicated’ team, which is noted for ‘going over and beyond to achieve success for their clients’ advises businesses, families and high-net-worth individuals across a wide range of industries, such as finance, fashion, technology, food, government, legal as well as arts and entertainment. Anastasia Tonello, who is the incumbent President of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, leads the practice. Jennifer Stevens is the other key name.