Georges Lederman, Partner

Georges Lederman

Georges Lederman is an experienced white collar criminal defense attorney and civil litigator who has focused on representing art world clients over the past 15 years. He has tried over 30 felony jury trials to verdict and has defended art dealers, collectors, galleries and auction houses before federal and state law enforcement agencies investigating the sale of forged and fraudulent works of art; the illegal importation of ivory, antiquities and international cultural heritage artifacts; tax evasion; and money laundering. Mr. Lederman served for ten years as an Assistant District Attorney in the Frauds Bureau and Trial Division of the New York County District Attorney’s Office and is currently a guest faculty member in the office’s annual trial advocacy program.


Prior Legal Experience

  • Georges G. Lederman Attorney at Law (2002-2016)
  • Lederman & Graves, LLP, Partner (1997-2002)
  • New York County District Attorney’s Office, Assistant District Attorney (1987-1997)
  • Kelley, Drye & Warren, Associate (1984-1987)


Professional Activities



  •  Bilingual English/French