Yael M. Weitz

Yael M. Weitz

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Yael M. Weitz’s practice includes a wide range of domestic and cross-border art and cultural property matters.  Yael has represented claimants seeking restitution of art misappropriated during the Holocaust, and claimants seeking the recovery of looted or stolen cultural patrimony.  She has represented art dealers and galleries in various art transactions.  Among other representative matters, Yael has successfully assisted the National Library of Sweden in recovering stolen rare books.  Yael also represents Marei von Saher in her efforts to recover hundreds of Nazi-looted artworks from the collection of her father-in-law, the renowned Dutch art collector and dealer, Jacques Goudstikker.  Yael is a member of Art Law Committee of the New York City Bar Association and an Advisory Board Member of the Center for Art Law.  In 2017, Yael received Herrick’s Milton Mollen Pro Bono Award. 

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