2020 Chambers High Net Worth, Art and Cultural Property Law Recognizes Herrick’s Art Law Group

July 9, 2020 – Accolade
Chambers High Net Worth

Chambers High Net Worth, Art and Cultural Property Law USA has ranked Herrick's Art Law Group, as well as co-chairs Lawrence Kaye and Howard Spiegler Band 1. Chambers commended Herrick noting that it is "highly respected by art market commentators for its work on contentious and non-contentious art law matters." Further noting that "its attorneys advise a wide range of clients, including auction houses, dealers, collectors, artists and cultural institutions, on major transactions, loans and insurance matters."  

Chambers elaborates that "[t]he firm is particularly well known for assisting clients, including governments, with recovery claims. 'They are the go-to firm for art restitution disputes,according to a source, who adds that 'they are very well known in art world circles.'" Furthermore, "their claimant-side restitution practice is pioneering, and they practise those claims the right way."

Lawrence Kaye was once again ranked as a notable practitioner and is "seen as a leader in his space and a real go-to adviser in the market." Chambers adds that "he acts for wealthy collectors, institutions and foreign governments on complex and high-profile litigation." Quoting a source, Chambers adds that "he is a real expert on art restitution cases."

Howard Spiegler was also recognized for excellence as a notable practitioner adding that "[h]e has long-standing experience in art restitution cases, often acting for foreign governments in high-profile litigation connected to the recovery of art and cultural property." One market commentator noted that Howard "is a first-rate lawyer in this space and best known in his work in cultural patrimony." An art expert further contributed that Howard "knows his stuff, is very cerebral and even-handed in this approach."