Ariel Soiffer
Partner, WilmerHale

Ariel Soiffer is a partner in WilmerHale’s Boston office, where he focuses on technology transactions and related advice. He was previously a management consultant focused on data analytics and has over twenty years of experience in AI and AI-related fields. He has spoken on AI matters at MIT, the Federal Reserve, Cornell and several venture capital or financial firms.

As a sample of a few recent AI-related engagements, Ariel (1) advised ZebiAI in various research and development and other transactions relating to application of AI to drug discovery; (2) advised a major mutual fund company on use of generative AI together with its offerings; (3) advised a VC investor in investing in a leading GAI unicorn; (4) advised several generative AI startups regarding their respective services in fields including audiovisual content, medical care, and forestry, among others; and (5) advised on a contract for use of AI for fraud detection for a major financial institution.

Ariel is a Chambers-ranked attorney in Technology and a Legal 500 Next Generation Lawyer for Technology Transactions. In addition to his AI work, Ariel’s practice includes outsourcing and complex commercial transactions, financial and FinTech transactions, and life sciences transactions, among others. Ariel represents clients in domestic and international transactions.

He studied at the University of Pennsylvania (B.A., magna cum laude, Biochemistry and Japanese) and Boston University (J.D., cum laude). Ariel won the 2009-2010 ABA Law Students National Negotiation Competition.