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Susan Beth Henner

Immigration Attorney at White Plains, NY

3.5   8 reviews

also known as Henner Law Group, PC

  • State Years
    New York - NY 26 years
    New Jersey - NJ 29 years
  • Licensed for 26 years
    State NY
    Acquired 1997
    Due to Register within 30 Days of Birthday No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 29 years
    State NJ
    Acquired 1995
    License Administratively Revoked No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Susan Henner is the lead attorney for Henner Law Group, PC.  We are a boutique law firm engaged solely in the practice of immigration law.  Located in White Plains, New York, we employ three immigration attorneys and a staff of six.  We represent clients and employers to obtain visas and green cards for their employees, and individuals who are facing deportation.  In addition, we represent clients seeking to sponsor family members and those who are interested in becoming citizens of this country.  Specialties include O-1 visas for artists, entertainers and actors, H-1B Visas for professionals, H-3 trainee visas, Political Asylum cases, and Cancellation of Removal.  We also handle cases involving VAWA, SIJ, U Visas, DACA, adoption, and Consular Processing.

Susan is the current co-chair of the Westchester County Bar Association, Immigration & Naturalization Committee.  She is a member of AILA.  She serves on the Board of the Safe Passage Project at New York Law School.  She is admitted to practice in New York.

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Henner Law Group, PC
200 Mamaroneck Ave
Suite 401
White Plains, NY, 10601

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3.5 / 5.0
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Posted by Jakub G. | July 27, 2011
Excellent professional and person
Ms. Henner has taken care of my entire immigration process with grace, professionalism, commitment and pride. She has been available for phone calls and emails and was also able to explain the terms and conditions of next steps necessary for my case to succeed. What's very important is her attention to detail and thoroughness and in-depth knowledge of the U.S. immigration law. This well-experienced attorney is definitely trustworthy and I would recommend contacting her office to any person who is serious of his / her future in this great country. Surely, Susan is the best attorney I have ever known and worked with.
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Posted by Jane | July 27, 2011
Excellent Immigration counsel
I have known Ms. Henner for nearly 20 years. She possesses tremendous knowledge of immigration law, including criminal matters and asylum. I have referred clients to her in the past and all were extremely pleased with her services. She is an excellent immigration lawyer and has helped clients to get visas and residency, as well as to avoid deportation.
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Posted by anonymous | July 26, 2011
She knows her stuff!
I have been asked for immigration attorneys in my role in Human Resources and have found that Ms. Henner is always gotten the highest ratings from the people I have referred. The fact that she speaks Spanish has put some of the referrals at ease but the fact that she can answer their questions and help with all their immigrations issues is what they seem to like best!
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Posted by Cassandra | July 25, 2011
Excellent, Trustworthy and Smart..Have Referred Her to Many People.
We called Susan Henner after our previous lawyer completely screwed up our case. She quickly explained what was wrong and filed the correct papers. We could have saved so much money had we known about Susan in the first place. Use her, she is trustworthy and fair!
Posted by anonymous | November 28, 2009
Immigration Attorney
Ms. Henner was an excellent attorney. My company first used her in order to obtain an H1B visa for an employee. Then, we used her again to obtain green cards for several employees. She was always helpful and responsive about the cases and she knew the law well. We would highly recommend her to others.
Posted by anonymous | November 14, 2023
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| Consulted Attorney
It's beyond obvious that the last five 5 star reviews were each written by Ms. Henner. They are all over the top in praise, but short on facts and accuracy. Pathetic. Just pathetic.
Posted by Ella | January 15, 2022
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Were zero stars an option...
This woman is running a racket and has no sense of organization or integrity. She has no problem lying about what she and her office have or have not done and I have it all in writing which is incredible that a professional attorney and grown woman would resort to such measures. I was dealing with her for 9 months trying to help my mother get US citizenship after Henner was recommended to me by my aunt (mom's sister) after having a smooth experience with her own process. Susan's office seems to have extremely fast turnover and every time I received any email from them (which was only in response to when I would reach out first) it was from somebody new and therefore I had to provide the information over and over again. Now Susan is claiming that I ignored her office's numerous attempts to contact me over the months that my paperwork was not submitted and that she has ample proof of this. Now that I've asked her for all this proof, she discharged me as a client and threatened to take action about harassment. So no proof, no results, just straight up lies and delusion. What a horrifying experience.
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Response from Susan Henner June 7, 2022
Ella: I am sorry you were not happy with our services. As you are aware, you were not able to provide us with the documents we requested from you. Your mom could not provide the documents we requested as they did not exist. We filed your mom's based on what you presented and additional documents were requested - as you failed to provide what was requested. We have indeed provided to you copies and proof of everything requested and filed. Sometimes if you do not have proof and documents, we are not able to assist every client. I wish you the best of luck.
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Posted by Marco Battistotti | August 7, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
Beyond terrible! If there was an option for NO STAR she would be the perfect candidate. SIMPLY STAY AWAY FROM SUSAN HENNER She will get all your money then find an excuse to throw you under the bus. Once you’re deported your options are none!
Response from Susan Henner December 20, 2021
Mr. Battistotti: We were sorry we were not able to obtain the result you desired on your case. Although we try our best, we can't guarantee an outcome on any case. Please note that no one in our office has ever "thrown you under a bus" and that we even refunded your family money to assist in your legal matter. Best of luck to you in the future.
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Work Experience

  • Adjunct Professor
  • New York Law School
  • 2012 - Present
  • Owner/Principal
  • Susan B. Henner, Attorney at Law, PLLC
  • 2001 - Present
  • Associate
  • Hirson, Wexler & Perl
  • 2000 - 2001
  • Associate
  • Wilens & Baker
  • 1997 - 2000
  • Associate
  • Neil Weinrib & Associates
  • 1995 - 1996
  • Associate
  • Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, L.L.P.
  • 1995 - 1995
  • Associate
  • Noto & Oswald
  • 1994 - 1995
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  • New York Law School
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1994
  • State University of New York, Albany
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1991

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Motion to Reopen: Lozado Motion
  • Green Card received
  • Asylum Case
  • Approved


  • Safe Passage Project
  • Vice President
  • 2014 - Present
  • Westchester County Bar Association
  • Co-chair
  • 2010 - Present
  • Business Council of Westchester
  • Member
  • 2002 - Present
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • Italian
  • Arabic
  • Russian
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Honors and Awards

  • Top Lawyers
  • The Global Directory of Who's Who
  • 2013
  • Professionals and Executives
  • Heritage Registry of Who's Who
  • 2012
  • Honors
  • Covington Who's Who
  • 2012
  • Top Northeast Attorney
  • Arrive Magaine
  • 2011
  • 40 Under 40
  • Business Council of Westchester
  • 2004
  • Lung-Chu Chen Award for Excellence in Field of Human Rights
  • New York Law Journal
  • 1994
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  • Westchester Bar Association
  • The New Immigration Laws May Affect Your Business
  • 2002
  • Immigration Insight
  • The Newest Nonimmigrant Visa Categories
  • 2001

Speaking Engagements

  • Pace Law School/WCBA CLE
  • Immigration Law Under the Obama Administration
  • 2010
  • Suffolk County Criminal Bar Association
  • Criminal Immigration Law
  • 2009
  • Suffolk County Criminal Bar Association
  • Immigration Law in the Criminal Sector
  • 2004
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Attorney endorsements

Received (8)
Given (5)
Endorse Susan
Immigration Attorney | Aug 13
Relationship: Other
"I endorse this lawyer."
Immigration Attorney | Aug 10
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Susan and I are friends and colleagues dating back over 20 years. In the years that have passed, I have watched Sue mature into a power-house attorney. I wouldn't recommend an immigration case to anyone else."
Immigration Attorney | Aug 05
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Susan Henner is an excellent attorney. She is extremely knowledgeable in Immigration law, and her expertise makes her the perfect choice for anyone seeking counsel in this area. I highly recommend this attorney."
Immigration Attorney | Feb 28
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I have had the pleasure of knowing Susan both personally and professionally for twenty years and can attest to the fact that she is at the top of her field. She is a passionate and zealous advocate for her clients and when a client of mine asks for assistance with an immigration matter, I never hesitate to refer them to Susan and know that they are in the hands of New York's top immigration attorney."
Immigration Attorney | Jan 26
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Susan is one of the best immigration lawyers I know. She brings a great combination of experience, knowledge, and instincts to her cases. Her clients are very fortunate to have such a fine attorney."
Immigration Attorney | Aug 24
Relationship: Worked for lawyer
"Susan Henner is an outstanding immigration attorney, and a leader in the Westchester legal community. She truly cares about her clients, to ensure that they receive justice. She is intelligent, and admired by her colleagues and friends. Susan Henner is always seeking to educate others, and she is a role model for attorneys."
Immigration Attorney | Jul 28
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I am pleased to endorse Susan. Over many years, I have referred a number of clients to her and we have worked together on matters as well. She has regularly demonstrated great subject matter expertise and performed diligently, thoroughly and creatively."
Immigration Attorney | Jan 13
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Susan and I worked at a law firm together. She is an excellent attorney who has vast knowledge in the immigration field. I admire her dedication to the field and to her clients."
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White Plains Immigration Lawyer Susan Beth Henner
Susan Beth Henner
Immigration Attorney
White Plains, NY
Licensed for 29 years