Arts Law Colloquium: A Tragic Fate-Law and Ethics in the Battle Over Nazi Looted Art.

Join CAMCHL and CIPLIT for a special lecture by Nicholas M. O'Donnell.

Attorney and author Nicholas M. O'Donnell will discuss his recent book, A Tragic Fate-Law and Ethics in the Battle Over Nazi Looted Art.  The book is a comprehensive overview of the litigations over allegedly Nazi-looted art that have played out in the United States.  Mr. O'Donnell will address trends in this litigation and comparisons to other countries' approaches.

Mr. O'Donnell is a Partner in the Litigation Department of Sullivan & Worcester and a member of the firm's Art & Museum Law practice group. His practice focuses primarily on complex civil litigation, where he has served as lead counsel on a variety of lawsuits concerning restitution and fine art sales and has advised museums, dealers, auction houses, and collectors worldwide about restitution, copyright, and de-accessioning issues.  He is Vice-Chair of the Arts, Cultural Institutions and Heritage Law Committee of the International Bar Association.

Lunch will be served. Please RSVP to Brett Harrison Davinger at bdavinge@depaul.edu .

Monday, February 26 at 11:50am to 1:00pm

Lewis Center, 342
25 E Jackson Blvd

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