Arielle Adler

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Arielle Adler

Lowenstein Sandler LLP , Roseland, NJ

“Arielle is a pleasure to work with. She is engaging, well-rounded, dedicated to performing at the highest levels, and comes with a keen sense of humor.”

ARIELLE is an associate at Lowenstein Sandler LLP and focuses her practice on corporate bankruptcy and creditors’ rights matters, including bankruptcy and insolvency-related litigation. She previously represented companies of all sizes in a wide range of labor and employment matters before federal and state courts and administrative agencies. Outside of the firm, she holds a number of positions within the New Jersey State Bar Association (NJSBA). She recently completed a term as chair of its LGBT Rights Section and serves as the immediate past chair for the 2021-22 term. She also serves as treasurer of its Federal Practice and Procedure Section and was appointed by the president of the NJSBA to co-chair the NJSBA’s standing Diversity Committee for the 2021-22 term. She is a member of the Association of the Federal Bar of New Jersey (AFBNJ) and serves as vice chair of the Chapter 11 Practice Subcommittee of AFBNJ’s Bankruptcy Committee. In addition, she is an active member of the International Women’s Insolvency & Restructuring Confederation (IWIRC) — serving on its Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Committee — and of the National LGBTQ+ Bar Association.

Arielle is dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion in the legal profession, and is a frequent speaker on these issues. She is an active member of the firm’s LGBTQ+ Alliance, with a particular emphasis on its recruiting, retention and strategic-planning initiatives. She manages the firm’s Name Change Project in partnership with the Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund, which provides low-income transgender, gender nonconforming and nonbinary individuals with representation in legal name-change proceedings. Her pro bono practice also includes representing low-income individuals seeking relief in chapter 7 proceedings. She previously served as a court-appointed attorney for clients in guardianship proceedings and drafted an employee handbook for a nonprofit organization focused on empowering students to attend and succeed in college.

Arielle was one of five attorneys selected for a 2019 National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges (NCBJ) Hon. Cornelius Blackshear Presidential Fellowship, and she has been recognized as a “One to Watch” in the Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law section of The Best Lawyers in America for 2021 and as a “Rising Star” in the 2019-21 editions of Super Lawyers. She has also moderated or served as a speaker for more than 25 programs, including ABI conferences, and has written various articles on substantive bankruptcy and/or diversity and inclusion issues. As an undergrad, she was a member of USC’s Division I Women’s Track & Field Team and played club ice hockey. In her community, she serves on the board of trustees for the Newark Boys Chorus School.


  • J.D., Boston College Law School
  • B.A., Psychology , University of Southern California