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Grossman LLP is a boutique litigation law firm representing individual and corporate clients in a wide range of matters, including art law, complex commercial disputes, and securities litigation.

ART LAW BLOG
‚ÄčOld Master Forgery Story Update: New Developments In Two Sotheby’s Lawsuits to Recover Proceeds From Sales of Alleged Fakes

We have written on several occasions (see herehere, and here) about the tangle of disputes that have arisen from the discovery of multiple suspected forgeries of Old Master artworks.  Now, one such dispute has reached a settlement, and another has resulted in a judgment for Sotheby’s; but other questions about these works, and the Old Master market generally, remain.
ANNOUNCEMENTS
10/16/2018

A Judge Sentences Disgraced Dealer Ezra Chowaiki to 18 Months in Prison for Fleecing High-Profile Art Collectors of Millions

Judd Grossman, an attorney representing six of Chowaiki’s victims, decried the judge’s sentence. “Where Chowaiki admittedly stole millions of dollars in cash and art, many of his victims believe that an 18-month sentence—less than half of what the government recommended—is particularly light given the magnitude of these crimes.”

06/22/2018

Appellate Court Affirms Grossman LLP’s Victory For Peter Beard

Last summer, Grossman LLP successfully represented renowned artist and photographer Peter Beard and his studio in a lawsuit over three of his original artworks.  The Chase defendants appealed to a higher court—the state’s Supreme Court Appellate Division, First Department—which held oral arguments on the appeal in January.  And this week, the appellate court again handed an important victory to Mr. Beard.