Ariën Koorn focuses his practice on unfair competition matters. Arie has successfully represented asylum seekers in immigration court, and he has experience in employment-based immigration law, eDiscovery, and contract review.

Arie is a former consular officer for the U.S. State Department. He served six years in Latin America, adjudicating more than 50,000 nonimmigrant visas and hundreds of immigrant visas in Mexico and Ecuador. In addition, he provided routine and emergency consular services to U.S. citizens – issuing passports, and visiting hospitals and prisons. In 2020, he assisted in the efforts to locate and repatriate U.S. citizens stranded by the pandemic.

In law school, Arie was executive comments editor for the San Diego Law Review.


  • J.D., University of San Diego School of Law, 2010
  • B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz, 1995With Honors, Phi Beta Kappa


  • Spanish
  • Japanese

Bar Admission



  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California