"Alexander Herman is the Assistant Director of the Institute of Art and Law [London, UK]. [...] He has written and presented on an array of topics in relation to art and cultural property, including on international conventions, bilateral cultural property agreements, private arbitration concerning disputed works of art, copyright and the legal implications of art collecting. He has both Civil Law and Common Law degrees from McGill University and practised law for several years in Montreal before moving to the Institute of Art and Law in the United Kingdom."


"[Federico Lenzerini] is Juris Doctor magna cum laude, University of Siena (Italy), 1998, and Ph. D., International Law, University of Bari (Italy), 2003. [...] He has been Consultant to UNESCO and Legal Advisor of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs at international negotiations concerning the protection of cultural heritage. He is currently a Member of the International Law Association Committee on Cultural Heritage Law. He has been visiting professor at various institutions, including St. Thomas University School of Law of Miami (from 2009 to 2015), Romanian-American University of Bucharest (2014), Tulane University School of Law (2010), Universityof Wellington (2010), University of Waikato Te Piringa (2010), and Charles University in Prague (2005)."


Nicholas O’Donnell is a partner in the Litigation department of Sullivan & Worcester’s Boston office. He is the editor of the Art Law Report, providing timely updates and commentary on legal issues in the museum and visual arts communities. His representative client work focuses on complex civil litigation, including aiding in cross-border transactions and advising European and American art museums on wartime restitution claims. 


Irina Tarsis is an art historian and practicing attorney in Brooklyn, New York. Born in Ukraine, she holds degrees from University of Virginia, Harvard University and Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. She is the founding director of the Center for Art Law, and she conducts provenance research and consults on various art law matters. She frequently writes and lectures on resale royalty rights, due diligence in provenance research, and fair use. As an active member of the Entertainment, Art and Sports Law (EASL) Section of the New York State Bar and the Art Law Committee of the New York City Bar, she is the immediate past Chair of the Cultural Heritage and the Arts Interest Group of the American Society of International Law.  She has also served on the faculty of the European Shoah Legacy Institute/Provenance Research Training Workshops in Lithuania, Greece and Italy.


Holly Flora is an Associate Professor at Tulane University, a faculty member at the Tulane-Siena Institute of International Law, Cultural Heritage and the Arts, and currently a Jean François Malle Fellow at Villa I Tatti (Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies). "Before coming to Tulane, Dr. Flora worked in the museum world in New York, organizing exhibitions [...] at The Frick Collection, where she spent two years as a curatorial fellow [...]. Dr. Flora also spent eleven years on the paid lecturing staff of the The Cloisters and the Metropolitan Museum of Art and enjoys guest lecturing there when she is in New York."


Kathleen Killin holds degrees from the University of Toronto (BA Hons), University of Manchester/Sotheby’s Institute of Art (Masters Art Business), University of London (LL.B Hons), and has completed legal studies at the University of Cambridge as a visiting scholar. Her arts experience varies and includes lecturing at various institutions on art law; publishing “Resolving the Starving Artist Cliché”, a review of legal and policy issues within the arts, under the guidance of world renown art lawyer, Henry Lydiate; and managing the sale of the Charles Bronfman corporate collection while she was an associate in the Canadian Art Department at Waddingtons, Toronto. Kathleen currently is a legal consultant for ROSS Intelligence in Palo Alto, California and is completing her LL.M at Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto. She also serves as an ambassador for the International Center for Research on Women out of Washington, DC.  Kathleen continues to remain involved in the arts through various philanthropic initiatives and continues to publish on legal issues within the arts.