Careers in Art Law Panel & Reception


November 6, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Careers in Art Law Panel & Reception
Hosted by the Cardozo Art Law Society and Office of Career Services
Wednesday, November 6th, 2013
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Rm. 1008
Prominent New York Art Lawyers will discuss their career paths and their current positions, while giving advice on how to succeed in this exciting niche field. Our distinguished panelists will be there to tell you how they got where they are, what they're up to now, and how you too can be a lawyer that works with art.


Frank Lord - Herrick, Feinstein LLP's Art Law Practice Group
Frank Lord is a member of Herrick's Art Law practice group and represents auction houses, claimants, collectors, dealers and museums in a wide variety of matters relating to art and cultural property law. He has assisted collectors and dealers on the acquisition and sale of artworks both privately and at public auction; aided claimants in the recovery of stolen artworks; and worked with museums on exhibitions and collections management policies. He has also worked closely with Herrick's Financial Institutions, White Collar Defense and Tax and Personal Planning practice groups on art-related matters.

Kathryn E. Wagner - Executive Director, Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts
Kathryn Wagner is responsible for the overall operations of VLA. Ms. Wagner manages VLA's pro bono legal placement services and legal clinics, regularly consulting with VLA artists seeking these legal services. She also develops curriculum and teaches certain VLA educational programs. Prior to joining VLA, Ms. Wagner was Vice President and Counsel for the National Music Publishers' Association, the leading trade organization representing the interests of music publishers in the United States.

Katerina I. Duarte - Law Office of Katerina I. Duarte
Katerina I. Duarte (formerly Mantzouranis) is the principal attorney and founder of the Law Office of Katerina I. Duarte. Katerina went to law school after studying at the Fashion Institute of Technology, with the goal of establishing a firm that would make law accessible to fashion designers and artists. Prior to becoming an attorney, she gained more than ten years of work experience in the intense and competitive worlds of NYC nightlife, hospitality and fashion and for these reasons she is intimately familiar with the business and operational challenges her clients face. Throughout her career, Katerina has established a solid reputation as a litigator and general business attorney, representing national retailers, restaurant and nightclub owners, artists, galleries, collectors, authors and designers.

Wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served.


Cardozo School of Law Room 1008; Cardozo School of Law 10th Floor Hallway

Event type

Panel Discussion