Areas of Practice
- New York
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of New York
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York
- U.S. District Court, Western District of New York
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit
- J.D., Hofstra University School of Law cum laude, 2009
- M.A., Stony Brook University, 2004
- B.S., Cornell University, cum laude, 2003
Ariel E. Ronneburger
Ariel E. Ronneburger is an associate in the Firm’s Commercial Litigation and Intellectual Property practice groups. She focuses on intellectual property, employment, and energy related matters and has represented clients in eminent domain proceedings including condemnation proceedings for major utility companies, civil rights matters, contract disputes, and in a variety of banking matters. She served as prosecutor for the Village of Garden City from 2010-2012.
Ms. Ronneburger's intellectual property experience includes representing clients in trademark and copyright infringement matters in federal court, and advising clients on issues related to trademarks, copyrights, and the protection of intellectual property on social media. She also has experience in the preparation of intellectual property security agreements, securing intellectual property rights as collateral for financial transactions, as well as conducting all due diligence associated with the drafting of such agreements.
Ms. Ronneburger played a role in helping the Firm become a registered agent with the Trademark Clearinghouse, and advises clients with regard to registration of trademarks with the Trademark Clearinghouse, securing new top-level domains, and protecting their trademarks from misuse with these new domains.
Ms. Ronneburger currently serves as the Chair of the Nassau County Bar Association Intellectual Property Committee, and has been chosen to speak at several national webinars regarding the issue of trademark protection on the Internet.
While in law school, Ms. Ronneburger was an Articles Editor for the Hofstra Law Review and was named Articles Editor of the Year. Additionally, she was co-Editor-in-Chief of Hofstra Law School’s student newspaper, The Conscience. Her article on the implications of social media on privacy was published in the Syracuse Science and Technology Law Reporter.
Prior to attending law school, Ms. Ronneburger earned a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University and a master’s degree from Stony Brook University, both in the field of neurobiology. She worked as a researcher and teaching assistant in the field of visual neuroscience, and was the lead author of a Cornell University study regarding the growth of the eye from infancy to adolescence.
Professional & Community Activities
- Chair, Nassau County Bar Association Intellectual Property Committee, 2015-18
- Member, Nassau County Bar Association
- Member, New York State Bar Association
- Member, New York State Bar Association Intellectual Property Committee
Honors & Awards
- Articles Editor, Hofstra Law Review, 2008-2009
Articles Editor of the Year
- Dean's Scholar, Hofstra Law School
- Dean's List, Hofstra Law School and Cornell University
News & Speaking Engagements
- Karen Levin, Ariel Ronneburger and Damias Wilson Published in New Jersey Law Journal on "IP in the Digital Age: Protecting Against Domain Name and Social Media Infringement"September 19, 2017New Jersey Law Journal
- Jennifer McLaughlin and Ariel Ronneburger Published in New Jersey Law Journal "Application vs Registration in the 3rd Circuit"April 7, 2017
- November 28, 2016
- December 29, 2015Law360
- August 17, 2015
- July 2, 2015
- June 25, 2015Corporate Counsel
- Volume 21 (Fall 2009)