Ariel graduated cum laude with her Bachelors in Science from John Jay College of Criminal Justice and earned her Juris Doctorate from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she was an E. Nathaniel Gates Scholar. She participated as a student mediator in Cardozo’s Mediation Clinic, facilitating dispute resolution between opposing litigants in several types of civil disputes. Ariel served on the executive boards of Cardozo’s Minority Law Students Alliance and Business Law Society. She won an Honorable Mention in the 2019 James Boskey Alternative Dispute Resolution Writing Competition and received the Charles Ballon Writing Award upon graduation. Additionally, as a law clerk she focused on civil rights and corporate litigation matters as well as commercial real estate and multi-property acquisitions.
Prior to attending law school, Ariel was a real estate and foreclosure paralegal. During this experience, she gained extensive knowledge in drafting commercial and residential lease agreements, closing statements for condominium and cooperative properties, and stipulations of discontinuance.
Ariel’s current caseload is diverse and includes corporate litigation, general liability, construction defect and New York labor law matters.
Pending New York State Bar Admission
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
John Jay College of Criminal Justice