Ariana handles a wide range of legal matters, including general corporate and commercial law, Customs and international trade law, and litigation and early dispute resolution.  

She also assists individuals and privately-held businesses with corporate and commercial matters, including formation, governance, purchase and sale of business entities, estate planning, and administration.

Ariana advises domestic and foreign importers, exporters, manufacturers, Customs brokers, and freight forwarders on compliance, classification, valuation and related Customs and other agency trade matters.

 Ariana's practice also focuses on various stages of litigation and dispute resolution, including commercial and intellectual property matters.

“I’m a forever lover of musical theater, music, literature, poetry, and all things artistic. When I’m not lawyering, my favorite weekend activity is exploring a new park with my dog/fur-child, Lila.”

Community & Professional Activities

Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts (VLA)

New York State Bar Association

  • Member, Entertainment and Sports Law Section

American Bar Association

  • Member, Forum on the Entertainment & Sports Industry

New York City Bar Association



Prior Employment

Attorney Fellow, Office of the Senior Vice President and General Counsel, The George Washington University (2015-2017)



The George Washington University Law School (J.D., 2014, with Honors; Notes Editor of the Law Review)

University of California, Berkeley (B.A. in International Political Economy and Middle Eastern Studies, 2010, with Highest Honors)


  • New York
  • Florida
  • District of Columbia (currently inactive)


  • English
  • Persian
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