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Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP

Art and Cultural Property Law

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Patterson Belknap regularly acts for auction houses, cultural institutions and galleries, and is described as "a key player in the art law realm in New York."

The firm's particular strength dealing with art law issues in relation to charitable organisations is highlighted, with an industry expert reporting: "They are an excellent firm for art law and have real strength on the non-profit side which bolsters their art offering. They are leaders in the art and non-profit space."

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Jo Backer Laird is of counsel at the firm and has expertise advising institutions and individuals on transactional matters and art disputes. "Jo is very committed to the art space," remarks an attorney, who continues: "She is absolutely a top-level lawyer in this area and her advice always makes a lot of sense."  Another interviewee says that "she is a go-to name for deals and litigation and she really understands the business as well as the law."

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Art and Cultural Property Law


Jo Backer Laird
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