Ariel Perez


Office: Chicago

Direct: 312-422-4471

Fax: 312-422-6110

  • Professional Overview

    Ariel Perez is an associate in the Chicago office. Ariel is a litigator with a practice focused on professional defense, commercial litigation, and insurance defense. She represents insurance, financial agents, and directors and officers in negligence, breach of fiduciary duty, and fraud claims. Additionally, she defends healthcare providers in cases alleging medical malpractice and wrongful death.

    While in law school, Ariel served as a Judicial Intern to the Honorable Sara L. Darrow of the United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois. She was the Administrative Editor of the Journal of Gender, Race and Justice. Ariel was the Treasurer of the Hispanic/Latino Law Student Association and a member of the Organization for Women Lawyers.

    Ariel was an active member of Iowa’s Pro Bono Society while at Iowa Law, and has dedicated a substantial amount of time towards pro bono work and legal assistance. She served as a student attorney with the Iowa Coalition Against Domestic Violence and assisted the Iowa Society of Healthcare Attorneys in providing statewide legal and policy briefings.

  • Practice Areas
  • Education and Admissions


    • University of Iowa College of Law, J.D., 2019; Boyd Service Award (highest honors)
      • Law Opportunity Fellowship Scholarship
      • Dean's Award Recipient
      • The Journal of Gender, Race & Justice, Administrative Editor, (2018-19), Student Writer, (2017-18)
      • Research Assistant for Associate Dean Adrien Wing
    • University of Iowa, B.A., 2016
      • Graduate of the University of Iowa Honors Program
      • Major in Ethics and Public Policy, Sociology, Political Science
      • Minor in Arabic and Spanish


    • Illinois (2019)

    States Licensed

    • Illinois
  • Professional Organization Memberships
    • Member, Chicago Bar Association
    • Member, Hispanic Lawyers Association of Illinois
    • Member, Illinois State Bar Association
    • Member, Women’s Bar Association of Illinois
  • Support Staff
  • Languages
    • Arabic
    • Spanish