George Tenreiro

George Tenreiro

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney in Newark, NJ

Baldassare & Mara, LLC
 | 570 Broad Street, Suite 900
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: 973-200-4066
Fax: 973-741-2482
Selected To Rising Stars: 2011 - 2014
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Business Litigation (50%),
  • Immigration (50%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Portuguese


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Attorney Profile

George Tenreiro focuses on business litigation and immigration matters.  Mr. Tenreiro has represented businesses in a broad range of litigation matters in state and federal courts in New Jersey and New York.  He is skilled in all phases of litigation.


His immigration experience includes employment applications and representing clients in asylum claims based on LGBT and HIV+ status.  Mr. Tenreiro has successfully represented applicants in obtaining special immigration status by asylum allowing the applicant to remain in the United States with work authorization and a path to citizenship.  His LGBT clients include individuals from Jamaica, China, Colombia, Brazil, Uganda, Honduras, Indonesia, and Cameroon, and he has spoken on this topic at several events.


Mr. Tenreiro also advises the firm’s clients on immigration issues in criminal matters.


Mr. Tenreiro speaks Portuguese.


Admitted in New Jersey and New York.



About George Tenreiro

Admitted: 2004, New Jersey

Professional Webpage:


  • Immigration Equality Safe Haven Award, 2006 (honored for successful representation of client seeking asylum based on LGBT and HIV+ status)

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Association of Portuguese Speaking Attorneys
  • Member, The National LGBT Bar Association
  • Member, LeGaL (The LGBT Bar Association of Greater New York)
  • Member, American Bar Association (Litigation Section)
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, New Jersey State Bar Association

Representative Clients:

  • In re Regional Fuel Oil Cleanup Service Provider: Mr. Tenreiro defended a regional fuel oil cleanup service provider in environmental claims on several occasions in both New Jersey and New York. Many of the actions were resolved through favorable settlement negotiations or voluntary dismissals.
  • In re International Energy Company:  Mr. Tenreiro represented an international energy company in a complex environmental suit brought by the State of New Jersey involving over 300 parties.
  • In re National Realtor Company:  Mr. Tenreiro defended a national real estate franchise in several professional negligence suits obtaining dismissals on several occasions.  Most recently, a professional negligence action against the client was dismissed on the first day of trial on a motion in limine.
  • In re International Financial Institution: Mr. Tenreiro defended an international financial institution in a retail banking dispute in the New York Supreme Court.  The action was successfully dismissed on a dispositive motion.
  • In re National Wireless Infrastructure Company: Mr. Tenreiro defended one of the nation’s largest independent owners of shared wireless infrastructure in a lease dispute.  The action was successfully dismissed on a dispositive motion.
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Office Location for George Tenreiro

570 Broad Street
Suite 900
Newark, NJ 07102

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Last Updated: 3/11/2014

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