William Pearlstein

William Pearlstein’s art law practice is an outgrowth of his background as a New York transactional lawyer, with broad experience in corporate and commercial law, including securities, private equity, mergers and acquisitions.


  • Northwestern University School of Law (J.D., 1984)
    - Notes and Comments Editor, Journal of International Law & Business
    - Lowden-Wigmore Prize
  • Yale College (B.A., English, 1979), cum laude

Prior Legal Experience

  • Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe LLP, Counsel (1997-2014)
  • Milgrim Thomajan & Lee PC, Associate
  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP, Associate


Professional Activities

  • Committee for Cultural Policy, Inc.
  • Art Law Committee, New York City Bar Association.
  • Professional Advisors to the International Art Market (UK)

Bar Admission

  • New York