Elaine Witty
Witty Law Group, PLLC
8295 Tournament Drive, Suite 150
Memphis, TN 38125
Work Phone: (901)969-4669
Fax Phone: (888)264-5741
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Elaine H. Witty is Founder of Witty Law Group, PLLC with offices in Memphis, TN and New York City. Ms. Witty has received an A-V rating from Martindale-Hubbell based on peer reviews. She has over 20 years of experience practicing immigration law. Ms. Witty is past Executive Director of the Office of Refugee and Immigrant Affairs at the Human Resources Administration under Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg. She also served as Director of Legal Affairs for Citizenship New York City, a mayoral citizenship initiative, developed by Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani. Ms. Witty is immediate past Chair of the Tennessee Bar Association’s Immigration Law Section. An active member of the Bar, she is past Vice Chair of the Immigration Law Section and past Chair of the Section’s Legislative Committee. Ms. Witty is past Chapter Chair of the New York Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and a former member of AILA’s Board of Governors. Ms. Witty is the recipient of the Brooklyn Bar Association’s Volunteer Lawyers Pro Bono Award in recognition of her tireless work on behalf of low-income Brooklynites. She was recently named to The International Who’s Who of Corporate Immigration Lawyers 2013 and The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers 2014. Ms. Witty has taught immigration law seminars at New York Law School, City University of New York, Tennessee Bar Association, City Bar Association, Federal Bar Association Immigration Law and Labor Law Sections, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association. She is the author of numerous articles on immigration law. Ms. Witty is a graduate of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Yeshiva University, Stern College for Women. She is admitted to practice in the states of New York, New Jersey, and Tennessee. Ms. Witty is admitted to Federal Courts in Tennessee, New York, and New Jersey, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. She can be reached at

Additional Information

TBA Membership Status: Member : 2014 - 2015
Legal Education: Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Year Licensed: 1991
Year Licensed in Tennessee: 2008
Other Licenses: NY 1994
Section Membership(s): Immigration Law Section, Access to Justice Committee, TBA Members
Practice Areas/Areas of Interest: Immigration Law