Ariel Love

Associate, Tax  

Mountain View 650.335.7922


Ariel focuses her practice on a broad variety of domestic and international tax planning and tax controversy matters, with an emphasis on international tax planning (inbound and outbound), restructurings, and mergers and acquisitions. She regularly represents clients from a diverse set of industries and geographic areas, including a number of Fortune 500 companies.

Chambers and Partners recognized Ariel as a tax “associate to watch” in 2020, quoting clients who say she is “fantastic to work with.”

In some noteworthy transactions, Ariel represented:

  • ​ViacomCBS in its partnership with beIN Media via acquisition of a 49% stake in Miramax
  • Kinross Gold Corporation in its royalty portfolio sale to Maverix Metals
  • King Digital Entertainment in its $5.9 billion acquisition by Activision Blizzard, which won International Tax Review’s Global Deal of the Year

Ariel regularly speaks and writes on tax topics. Her speeches and publications include:

  • “An Introduction to BEAT,” International Fiscal Association, June 26, 2019
  • “New IRC 904 Foreign Tax Credit Limitation Guidance,” Strafford Webinars, February 12, 2019
  • “Multinationals Face an Irrevocable Decision Under the New Section 163(j) Proposed Regulations,” Bloomberg Tax Management International Journal, February 1, 2019

During law school, Ariel served as articles editor for the New York University Law Review and was named an AnBryce Scholar.