Elissa J. Taub is an attorney in the Memphis office of Siskind Susser PC, where she practices primarily in the areas of physician and nurse immigration. Elissa also handles cases for individuals in the sports, entertainment and fashion industries. She has extensive experience with J-1 waivers, H-1Bs, O-1s, EB-1 extraordinary ability petitions, National Interest Waivers and labor certification based green cards, as well as a variety of other business and family immigration processes.

Prior to joining the firm in 2007, Elissa was an associate at two large law firms where she represented corporate clients in a variety of complex litigation matters, including antitrust, white collar criminal and class action litigation.

Elissa earned her Juris Doctor degree from Villanova University School of Law in Villanova, PA where she graduated magna cum laude, Order of the Coif. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Washington University in St. Louis.

Elissa is co-author of The Physician Immigration Handbook.” She is regularly invited to present webinars, conference presentations and to conduct client trainings on a diverse range of topics related to healthcare immigration. Elissa is an active member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association and has served on several national committees. She also is leader within the American Health Law Association. Elissa is a member of the Florida Bar.


The Physician’s Immigration Handbook

  • 2023 Who’s Who Legal Thought Leader – USA – Corporate Immigration  
  • 2023 Who’s Who Legal Thought Leader – Corporate Immigration
Professional Associations 
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association 
  • American Health Law Association  
  • Florida Bar Association  
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