Commission for Art Recovery – Baron Herzog Collection

Represented  the Commission for Art Recovery in recovering 10 paintings from the Hungarian government that were stolen from the heirs of Baron Herzog, a Hungarian aristocrat, during the Nazi regime. At Herrick's request, Senator Hillary Clinton wrote to the Hungarian Foreign Minister in support of our efforts. Senator Clinton issued a press release regarding her letter and also posted it on her website. To date, Herrick has also garnered support from Senator Lautenberg, Senator Kennedy and Congresswoman Nita Lowey.

Republic of Turkey – New York Consulate

Representing the Republic of Turkey in the development and construction of a new and expanded consulate at 46th Street and 1st Avenue across from the UN's General Assembly. Our work includes advice on government relations, real estate development and construction, leasing, land use and zoning.

Heirs of Kazimir Malevich – Amsterdam Settlement

Representing the heirs of the world-renowned Russian artist Kazimir Malevich in their litigation against the City of Amsterdam to reclaim artworks created by their ancestor. This litigation was successfully settled in April 2008 when the City of Amsterdam returned five Malevich paintings to the heirs.

Art and Antiquities Dealer – Conversion Action

Represented a London-based art and antiquities dealer in a conversion action seeking the return of a rare and valuable stone table consigned to and auctioned by an auction house in New York.

Henry Newman – Settlement with Metropolitan Museum of Art (Claude Monet)

Represented a collector in the settlement of a dispute over a painting by Claude Monet in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art claimed to have been stolen from a bank vault during the Soviet occupation of Berlin in 1945.

Malevich Heirs – Sale of “Suprematist Composition”

Represented the heirs of Kazimir Malevich in connection with the auction sale of a Malevich work recovered from the Museum of Modern Art, New York. The sale was noted as one of the top ten art sales of the year 2000.