Larisa Tenberg, Esq. is a distinguished attorney who has been helping people navigate the legal complexities of the United States immigration system for the last two decades. Based in Philadelphia, Ms. Tenberg provides personalized, compassionate, and empathetic representation to each of her clients, an approach that has earned her Avvo’s Client Choice Award each year since 2013-2020.
Originally from the Eastern European country of Moldova, Ms. Tenberg understands first-hand how stressful immigrating to the U.S. can be. For her, becoming an immigration attorney was a highly personal matter.
After receiving her Bachelor of Arts from Temple University, Ms. Tenberg went on to earn her Juris Doctor with honors from Temple’s James E. Beasley School of Law in 1998. She began her career with the law firm of Gallagher Malloy Georges, P.C., where she quickly cultivated a reputation for her integrity, strong ethics, knowledge, and commitment to the success of her clients.
Over the course of her career, Ms. Tenberg has litigated in numerous trials and arbitrations and has achieved an extraordinary track record at both the trial and appellate levels. Through her extensive experience, she has developed a comprehensive system of dealing with the USCIS, DHS, and immigration courts that allows her to reach desirable outcomes for her clients.
Ms. Tenberg established her own practice in 2012. Today, as a solo practitioner, she focuses on all aspects of family- and employment-based immigration, as well as issues relating to investment immigration, asylum, and protection from deportation.
As a leader in her field, Ms. Tenberg stays ahead of prevailing trends in immigration law to maintain her edge over her competition. She notes that this is a particularly tumultuous time in the field, one that requires the utmost diligence in following the latest developments.
With twenty years of successful practice behind her, Ms. Tenberg looks forward to helping many more immigrants realize the American dream. She is a member of the prestigious Association of American Trial Lawyers and the American Immigration Lawyers Association.Admission:Professional memberships & associations:
Awards & Honors:
- Association of American Trial Lawyers
- American Immigration Lawyers Association
- Avvo, Client Choice Award (2013-2020)
- The National Advocates, Top 100 Lawyers (2016-2020)
- American Institute of Legal Counsel, 10 Best Attorneys, Pennsylvania, for exceptional and outstanding client service (2017-2020)
- The American Society of Legal Advocates, Top 100 Immigration Lawyer in the State of Pennsylvania (2017-2019)
- Temple University School of Law, J.D. with Honors (1998)
- Temple University, B.A., Psychology