Ariel advises clients 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.

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

  • Representative Experience

    In some noteworthy transactions, Ariel represented:

    • ViacomCBS in its partnership with beIN Media via acquisition of a 49% stake in Miramax
    • Kinross Gold 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
  • Speaking Engagements and Publications

    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


Education & Admissions

J.D., New York University School of Law

B.A., magna cum laude, English Literature and Gender Studies
University of Southern California
Phi Beta Kappa

Admitted to practice in California and the District of Columbia


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