In the 2020 edition of U.S. News—Best Lawyers in America, Tadler Law LLP partners Ariana J. Tadler and A.J. de Bartolomeo were recognized one of the Top Lawyers in America.
Founder and managing partner of Tadler Law, Ms. Tadler is a highly regarded litigator and has more than 26 years’ experience litigating and managing securities, consumer and data breach class actions and complex litigation. She is considered one of the top leading women litigators in the country and is known as one of the nation’s leading authorities on electronic discovery and pioneered the establishment of an e-Discovery Practice group within a plaintiffs’ firm structure more than 15 years ago.
Described by Chambers USA as one who “passionately defends her clients’ interests to the greatest extent possible,” Ms. Tadler is the only plaintiffs’ lawyer to be ranked repeatedly as a Band 1 e-Discovery Practitioner by Chambers and Partners in the Global-USA and USA-Nationwide categories, an unprecedented achievement. In 2017, she was appointed by United States Supreme Court Chief Justice Roberts to serve on the Federal Civil Rules Advisory Committee. Additionally, she has been appointed by Committee Chair Judge John D. Bates to the subcommittee tasked with reviewing and considering potential civil rules for multidistrict litigation (MDL) cases.
Ms. de Bartolomeo, who has nearly 30 years of experience prosecuting class actions, complex and collective matters in courts throughout the country, was also ranked by Best Lawyers among top U.S. lawyers. She has been appointed by Courts as Lead or Co-Lead Counsel, or as a Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee member in numerous MDL class action, mass torts and bankruptcy proceedings. Ms. De Bartolomeo has been named among the highest class of attorneys for professional ethics and legal skills with an AV-Preeminent™ rating by Martindale Hubbell and has been recognized by her peers as a Northern California Super Lawyer every year since 2013.
In addition to her professional accomplishments, Ms. de Bartolomeo also has dedicated volunteer work for advancing opportunities for women lawyers. She is the former Chair of the Women’s Trial Lawyer Caucus of the American Association of Justice (2015-2016), where she oversaw the caucus’s work in leadership training, student scholarship, membership and political outreach, and other pro-civil justice functions. She is an active member of the American Bar Association Sections on Tort Trial and Insurance Practice and the Consumer Attorneys of California. She is a former member of the American Bankruptcy Institute.
Lawyers included in the 2020 Edition of U.S. News – Best Lawyers are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. The exclusive list recognizes only the top 5% of private practicing lawyers in the United States. Achieving a tiered ranking signals a unique combination of quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.
Tadler Law is a women-owned boutique class action and complex litigation firm, with offices in New York City and San Francisco, whose members have decades of experience representing investors, consumers and businesses, litigating and managing complex direct actions and securities, consumer, antitrust and data breach class actions.