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Biography

Ariel has represented corporations, boards of directors and financial institutions in complex litigation, including contractual disputes, securities-related class actions, and other commercial litigation matters before federal and state courts. She is also experienced in internal and government investigations.

Prior to joining to the firm, Ariel worked as an associate at a large international law firm in New York. While attending Columbia Law School, Ariel served as a Notes Editor of the Columbia Law Review.

Other Info About Ariel

Education

Law School

Columbia Law School, J.D., 2015.

Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 2012 – 2013
James Kent Scholar, 2013 – 2015
Notes Editor, Columbia Law Review, Columbia Law School
Semi-Finalist, Harlan Fiske Stone Moot Court Competition, 2014 – 2015

Undergraduate School

Cornell University, B.A., 2010

Clerkships

Ariel served as a clerk for the court(s) and judge(s) below:

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Honorable Kenneth M. Karas

Bar Memberships

Ariel is licensed to practice in the following state(s):

New York

Ohio

Courts

Ariel is admitted to practice before the following court(s):

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York

Recognition

Local & National Recognition

The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch®, Commercial Litigation, 2022-2023

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Women’s Initiative Committee

Major Publications

Ariel is an author or contributor to the following publications:

New Limits on Forum Shopping: Standing and Jurisdiction as Hurdles in Class and Mass Actions, American Bar Association, May 2019.

Aggregation Analysis in Copyright Infringement Claims:  The Fate of Fictional Facts, Columbia Law Review, April 2015.