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Ariel Vita Giumarelli

Associate, Litigation Department


Ariel Giumarelli is an Associate in the Litigation practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. Her practice focuses on business and human rights, ESG and anticorruption, including compliance programs, investigations and regulatory enforcement. She also has experience in domestic and international corporate practice, corporate governance and capital markets.

Ms. Giumarelli received her law degree from Harvard Law School in 2017, where she served as a Board Member of the Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, participated in the International Human Rights Clinic and interned with the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division. She received an Executive Certificate from the University of Oxford Saïd Business School's Leading Sustainable Corporations Programme in 2021. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and English Literature from Florida State University’s Honors Program in 2012.

Ms. Giumarelli previously worked as an Associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton in New York from 2018-2021. She served as a pro bono extern staff attorney at Lawyers Alliance for New York in 2020. From 2017-2018, she served as a Harvard Law School Public Service Venture Fund ("PSVF") and Redstone Fellow at the International Federation for Human Rights in Brussels, Belgium. As a PSVF and Redstone Fellow, she developed human rights legal research and assisted in advocacy at the European Union institutions and the 39th United Nations Human Rights Council. She also served as an ETA Fulbright Scholar in South Korea from 2012-2013.

Ms. Giumarelli is admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia and New York.


  • Member, National Hispanic Bar Association


  • University of Oxford, Saïd Business School, Executive Certificate in Leading Sustainable Corporations, 2021
  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 2017
  • Florida State University, Honors Program, B.S. (magna cum laude), 2012

Practice Areas

Anti-Corruption and FCPA
Complex Litigation and Arbitration
Environment and Energy
Investigations and White Collar Defense
Securities and Capital Markets




District of Columbia Bar
New York Bar


Harvard Law School, J.D. 2017
Florida State University, B.S. 2012

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