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Ariana J. Tadler is the Founding Partner of Tadler Law LLP, a WBENC certified women-owned law firm that offers class action, complex and commercial B2B litigation, legal counseling, and eDiscovery services. A nationally recognized lawyer, entrepreneur, and keynote speaker, Ariana J. Tadler is tenacious and gracious. Described as the consummate professional, Ariana owns the room - she opens doors, gains access, and drives results through the deployment of her renowned litigation, communication and negotiation skills.

Ariana is a tough, solution-driven lawyer and negotiator with a creative and robust aptitude for learning, listening, and resolving disputes. Ariana is regularly retained by clients and appointed by courts to leadership positions in large, complex federal, multi-district, state, and arbitration proceedings because of her strategic thinking and established reputation for managing complex litigation efficiently and conscientiously.

With more than 30 years of experience successfully litigating complex matters, Ariana is in a league of her own, having complemented her legal counsel, litigation, and negotiation skills with her renowned eDiscovery prowess. Recognized as one of the leading women litigators in the country by Best Lawyers, Martindale Hubbell, U.S. News & Best Lawyers, Who’s Who Legal, Super Lawyers, and Law Dragon, Chambers & Partners also has repeatedly ranked Ariana as a Band 1 practitioner in eDiscovery in both the Global and the USA-Nationwide Guides. In 2023, Ariana received the Honorable Shira Scheindlin Lifetime Achievement Award, with Judge Scheindlin (Ret.) describing Ariana as “a thought leader in the e-discovery world for more than two decades.”

Appointed by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice Roberts, Ariana serves as a member of the Federal Civil Rules Advisory Committee. Having completed two full 3-year terms, she is now serving by special appointment for an extended 1-year term. Ariana is a member of many legal organizations, and a highly active member in others, including Mobilization for Justice (20+ year board member), Women Owned Law (board member), and the New York City Bar Association (member of Women in the Legal Profession Committee).

In addition to industry-focused programs, Ariana is a professional speaker committed to raising the bar for students and professionals through her teaching of work-life integration and accountability, inclusive of critical communication and executive functioning skills, to enhance their ability to excel in college, the workplace and life; as well as tips and tools for leadership, entrepreneurship, and business management. An avid learner, Ariana achieved a certificate in Women’s Entrepreneurship from Cornell University in March 2022. She also is a student of Steve Fretzin, a renowned business development coach, author, and host of the podcast “Be That Lawyer.”

Ariana is also the consummate connector. She is a go-to resource for making quality introductions to ensure that the needs of clients, colleagues, and friends are well served.

Ariana graduated from Hamilton College with a Bachelor of Arts degree and received her law degree from Fordham University Law School in 1992.

You can learn more here: Ariana Tadler - TADLER LAW; and Ariana Tadler - LinkedIN.

Contact & Links
  • 22 Bayview Avenue, Suite 200
    Manhasset, NY 11030
  • English
  • Pronouns: She/Her
  • Fordham University, Juris Doctorate, graduated 1992
  • Hamilton College, Bachelor of Arts in English Literature; Mathematics Minor, graduated 1989
Bar Admissions
  • New Jersey, 1992
  • New York, 1993
  • American Association for Justice - Member; Member of the Legal Affairs Committee (2017-present)
  • American Bar Association - Member
  • American Bar Foundation - Life Fellow
  • ESchool4Girls, Inc - Mentor and Business Advisor
  • Federal Civil Rules Committee - Appointed by Supreme Court Justice Roberts;
  • Fordham Law Small to Midsize Firm Leaders - Dean's Advisory Council
  • Georgetown University Law Center's Advanced e-Discovery Institute - Advisory Board Member and AEDI 2021 Improved Experience Committee
  • MFY Legal Services - Board Member and Past Chair
  • Mobilization for Justice - Member; Board Member; Co-Chair of 60th Anniversary Fundraiser; Co-Chair of MFY Legal Services Dinner and Theatre Benefit; Co-Chair of Mobilization for Justice 2020 Virtual Benefit; Co-Chair of Mobilization for Justice 2021 Virtual Benefit
  • National Association of Consumer Advocates - Working Member
  • National Consumer Law Center - Member
  • New York American Inns of Court - Emeritus Member; Vice President, 2016-2019
  • New York City Bar Association - Member; Women in the Legal Profession Committee
  • New York State Bar Association - Member
  • Pound Civil Justice Institute - Fellow
  • Public Justice - Supporting Member
  • The Sedona Conference® - Member; Board of Directors, 2013-2017; Chair Emeritus of the Steering Committee for Working Group 1 on Electronic Document Retention and Production (Acting Chair 2008-2012)
  • Women Owned Law - Member; Active Board Member; Co-Chair of Sponsorship Committee
Court Admissions
  • United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York
  • United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2023 - Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs, Long Island (2023)
Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2024 for work in:
  • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions - Plaintiffs
Special Focus:
  • Plaintiffs Class Actions
  • Recognized for Professional Involvement, Lawyer Legion, 2022
  • Chambers and Partners:

    • USA National Guide BAND 1: eDiscovery and Information Governance, 2022
    • Global Guide BAND 1: - E-Discovery & Information Governance, 2021
    • USA - Nationwide: E-Discovery & Information Governance - Plaintiffs, 2021
    • Global Guide BAND 1 Litigation: E-Discovery, 2020
    • USA - Nationwide BAND 1: E-Discovery & Information Governance, 2020
    • Global Guide BAND 1 Litigation: E-Discovery, 2019
    • USA - Nationwide BAND 1 Litigation: E-Discovery, 2019
  • Benchmark Litigation Star, Benchmark Litigation, 2022
  • AV Preeminent RatingTM, Martindale-Hubbell®, 2008-2022
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Judicial Edition, Martindale- Hubbell®, 2018-2021
  • Super Lawyers:

    • New York Metro Super Lawyers, 2010-2021
    • Top 50: Women New York — Metro Super Lawyers, 2014-2020
    • Top 100: New York — Metro Super Lawyers, 2015-2019
  • Who’s Who Legal - Litigation:

    • Thought Leaders - Litigation - E-Discovery Lawyers, 2021
    • E-Discovery Global Elite Thought Leader, 2020
    • National Law Journal: Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Trailblazers List, 2020
    • Leading Practitioner - E-Discovery, 2015-2019
    • American Bar Association’s Legal Technology Resource Center’s (LTRC) Women of Legal Tech, 2017
  • The Legal 500, Leading Lawyer E-Discovery, 2021
  • Lawdragon:

    • Leading Lawyer E-Discovery, 2021
    • United States: TIER 2-E-Discovery, 2020
Additional Areas of Practice:
  • Employment Law - Individuals
  • Consumer Law
  • Consumer Protection Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Electronic Discovery and Information Management Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Litigation - Securities
  • Privacy and Data Security Law
  • Securities / Capital Markets Law
  • Litigation - Antitrust

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