Gilbert S. Edelson

Gilbert S. Edelson concentrates his practice in the representation of clients in the visual arts field. He has represented collectors, dealers, artists, museums and other nonprofit corporations in a broad spectrum of art matters including domestic and international transactions for the purchase, sale or consignment of works of art, problems of authenticity, artist-dealer relations, valuation, gifts and estate planning, Holocaust-related claims and taxes.

Gilbert is a trustee of the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting & Sculpture and the Smithsonian Institution’s Archives of American Art. He has served on the boards of the International Foundation for Art Research, the American Federation of Arts and the College Art Association. Gilbert was a member of the advisory committee to the Department of State on the UNESCO Convention on the Illicit Transportation of Works of Art. He lectures widely on the art market and matters involving art law.

While in law school, Gilbert was a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar and an editor of the Columbia Law Review.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Intellectual Property Litigation and 2) Private Client Services
Law School Columbia Law School (J.D.)
Education New York University (B.A.)
Bar Member / Association New York State Bar Association
Most recent firm Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Christina Mesires Fournaris
Christina Mesires Fournaris

Christina Mesires Fournaris is a partner in Morgan Lewis’s Personal Law Practice. Since joining Morgan Lewis in 1991, Ms. Fournaris has been committed to counseling clients on all aspects of estate, tax, and generational wealth planning.

Coleen M. Meehan
Coleen M. Meehan

Coleen M. Meehan is a partner and trial lawyer in Morgan Lewis's Litigation Practice, resident in the Philadelphia office.

Ellen J. Deringer
Ellen J. Deringer

Ellen J. Deringer is of counsel in Morgan Lewis's Personal Law Practice.Ms. Deringer earned her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 2000 and her B.A. from Brown University in 1995.