Bar Admissions
2016, Minnesota
University of Minnesota Law School, 2016 Concentrations in Labor & Employment Law and Business Law University of Minnesota College of Liberal Arts, 2012 B.A. English and Sociology
Court Admissions
Minnesota U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota U.S. District Court, District of Colorado


Arielle Strong Wagner practices primarily in the firm’s antitrust, data breach, and tribal government representation groups, representing consumers, small businesses, and tribes in complex litigation throughout the United States. In her antitrust practice, Arielle focuses on plaintiffs-side class actions involving claims of price fixing, restraint of trade, monopolization, and attempted monopolization in various industries such as pharmaceuticals, food and agriculture, technology, and retail products.

Arielle is a Past President of the Minnesota American Indian Bar Association. She is passionate about issues related to diversity and inclusion in the legal industry, and serves on the Executive Committee of Twin Cities Diversity in Practice. Arielle was named a Minnesota Attorney of the Year for her work on a pro bono appeal that resulted in the overturn of a conviction after an illegal stop. She was named an ‘Up & Coming Attorney’ by Minnesota Lawyer in 2021, and has also been recognized by North Star Lawyer for her pro bono work.

Arielle is from the Lake Vermilion Reservation in Tower, Minnesota (population 500). She is an enrolled citizen of the Bois Forte Band of Lake Superior Chippewa.

Representative Cases

  • In re Broiler Chicken Antitrust Litig., No. 1:16-cv-08637 (N.D. Ill.) (Trial Team for Direct Purchaser Plaintiffs).
  • In re Generic Pharmaceuticals Pricing Antitrust Litig., No. 16-md-2724 (E.D. Pa.) (Discovery Committee for End Purchaser Plaintiffs).
  • In re Beef Antitrust Litig., No. 0:19-cv-01129-JRT-HB (D. Minn.) (Lead Counsel Team for Consumer Indirect Purchaser Plaintiffs).
  • In re Pork Antitrust Litig., No. 0:18-cv-01776-JRT-HB (D. Minn.) (Lead Counsel Team for Direct Purchaser Plaintiffs).
  • In re Facebook Antitrust Litigation (aka, Klein v. Facebook), No. 5:20-cv-08570-LHK (N.D. Cal.).
  • In re EpiPen ERISA Litig., No. 0:17-1884-PAM-SER (D. Minn.)

Professional Associations

  • Minnesota American Indian Bar Association, Treasurer, Past President
  • National Native American Bar Association, Past Director, Scholarship Committee Chair
  • Minnesota Coalition of Bar Associations of Color, Founder and Past Co-Chair
  • Minnesota Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, serving on the Diversity Committee
  • American Bar Association, Legal Opportunity Selection Committee


  • “The Shifting Jurisdictional Landscape in Indian Country: SCOTUS’s Decision in Oklahoma v. Castro Huerta,” CLE Co-Sponsored by the MSBA, HCBA, and RCBA (November 2022).
  • “Cultivation and Taxation of Economic Development Opportunities for Indigenous Nations,” Panelist, FBA Indian Law Conference (April 2022).
  • “Leveling the Playing Field: Farmers & Antitrust Enforcement,” Panelist, American Agricultural Law Association (November 2021).
  • “Savanna’s Act: Justice for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women,” Moderator, CLE Co-Sponsored by MAIBA and MWL (October 2021).
  • “Careers in Antitrust,” Panelist, ABA (July 2021).
  • “Voting Rights and Native American Suffrage,” CLE Co-Sponsored by the RCBA and MAIBA (November 2020).
  • “Remote Deposition Protocols,” Panelist, Complex Litigation E-Discovery Forum (October 2020)
  • “LGN Leadership in the Law with Hennepin County District Court Chief Judge Todd Barnette,” Moderator, Lockridge Grindal Nauen PLLP (October 2020).
  • “Tribal Food and Resource Sovereignty in the Context of Climate Change,” Moderator, CLE Co-Sponsored by the Minnesota American Indian Bar Association and the MSBA Environmental, Natural Resources, and Energy Law Section (June 2020).

Professional Recognition

  • Named a Minnesota Attorney of the Year for pro bono criminal appeal by Minnesota Lawyer (2022).
  • Named a Minnesota Rising Star in 2022 and 2023 by Super Lawyers®.
  • Named an ‘Up & Coming Attorney’ by Minnesota Lawyer for 2021.
  • Named a ‘North Star Lawyer’ by the Minnesota State Bar Association for 2018-2022 in recognition of pro bono work.

Arielle S. Wagner

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Community Involvement

  • Twin Cities Diversity in Practice, Treasurer, Executive Committee.
  • Wanton Injustice Legal Detail (WILD), Treasurer, Executive Committee.
  • Appointed to Judicial Selection Committee for Vacancy on Federal District Court by Senators Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith (2021).


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