Georges Lederman Joins the Firm.
We are pleased to welcome Georges G. Lederman as a partner in our firm. Georges is an experienced white collar criminal defense attorney and civil litigator who has focused on representing art world clients over the past 13 years. He has tried over 30 felony jury trials to verdict and has defended art dealers, galleries and auction houses before federal and state law enforcement agencies investigating the sale of forged and fraudulent works of art; money laundering; tax evasion; and the importation of ivory, antiquities and international cultural heritage artifacts. Georges 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.
Upcoming Speaking Engagements.
Our active public speaking program reflects our commitment to remain at the forefront of the art-law practice.
New York City Bar Association
June 15, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
William Pearlstein will be speaking on a panel entitled, “Fraud in the Contemporary Art Market: The Lessons of the Knoedler and Johns Scandals.”
Where: The New York City Bar Association
42 West 44th Street
New York, NY 10036
Registration is free and open to the public.
Comprehensive Appraisal Studies Program (CASP): Legal and Ethical Issues of Appraising
Friday, July 8, 2016, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Michael McCullough will be instructing this course- designed for art appraisers and other art market professionals- that presents an overview of the legal conventions and practices in today’s art market.
Appraisers Association of America, Inc.
212 West 35th Street, 11th Floor South
New York, NY 10001
New York University, School of Professional Studies: Law and Ethics in the Art Market
Friday and Saturday, July 22-23, 2016, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Michael McCullough will be instructing this course—designed for art market professionals, including art dealers and wealth managers—that presents an overview of the legal conventions and practices in today’s art market.
11 West 42nd Street
New York, NY
Cardozo Law School
Wednesday, September 15, 2016, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Michael McCullough and William Pearlstein will be speakers on a panel entitled “The Role of Online Auctions in the International Art Market.”
Jacob Burns Moot Court Room
55 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY.
ABA Art & Cultural Heritage Law Committee, International Section Meeting, Tokyo Japan
October 20, 2016, 10:15-11:45AM
Michael McCullough will be speaking on a panel entitled, “Regulation of the Art
Market in China, India & Japan”.
Shinjuku, Tokyo 160-0023