Ariel C. Green


Ariel C. Green


(650) 623-1454

Silicon Valley Office

100 Marine Parkway

Suite 300

Redwood Shores, CA 94065


J.D., Stanford Law School (2014)

M.P.A., University of Missouri (M.P.A., 2011)

B.A., Biology, Chemistry & Philosophy, magna cum laude, University of Missouri (2010)


The Honorable Raymond C. Fisher,

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit

The Honorable John Kronstadt, 

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California



Ariel Green is a trial lawyer who focuses on complex commercial and intellectual property disputes. Ariel brings her love for the art of storytelling to her trial practice, creating enduring themes and messages that resonate with judges and juries.

Key Representations

  • Alere Inc. in a contract and trade secret dispute regarding nucleic acid amplification technologies.
  • A pharmaceutical company in a patent dispute regarding cancer treatment technology.
  • High tech companies in an amicus brief opposing the FBI’s attempt to force Apple engineers to hack an iPhone after the San Bernardino mass shooting.

Ariel clerked for the Honorable Judge John A. Kronstadt of the United States District Court for the Central District of California and the Honorable Judge Raymond C. Fisher of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She began her career as a litigator at the renowned Munger, Tolles & Olson. While there, she took and defended numerous depositions, authored substantive briefs, oversaw discovery, and gained valuable case management experience.

Ariel also maintains an active pro bono practice. Recently, she represented voters who opposed racial and partisan gerrymandering in Georgia. She has also worked on several immigration cases, including appeals before the Ninth and Fifth Circuits.  

Ariel earned her J.D. from Stanford Law School, where she was a senior editor and articles committee member of the Stanford Law and Policy Review. She also served as the co-president of the Stanford Intellectual Property Association. During her second year of law school, she prosecuted biotechnology patents at an international law firm.

Ariel obtained a bachelor’s in biology, chemistry, and philosophy along with a master’s in public affairs from the University of Missouri. She graduated magna cum laude with honors. As an undergraduate, Ariel researched how the microtubule binding behavior of dynactin affects the processivity of the cytoskeletal motor protein dynein.