Executive Editors

Michael E. Salzman is co-chair of the firm’s art law group and a partner in the firm’s litigation department.  He has litigated precedent-setting cases involving authenticity disputes and the rights of buyers, sellers, auction houses and non-profit collections.  He also advises buyers and sellers in art transactions.

Daniel H. Weiner heads the firm’s commercial litigation practice and is co-chair of its art law group.  For the past thirty-two years, he has regularly represented museums, auction houses, galleries, artists and collectors in resolving disputes involving works of fine and decorative art.  Among other things, he litigated the first case in the country involving the Visual Artists Rights Act.


Managing Editor

Webster D. McBride is an associate in the firm’s art law, litigation, and securities enforcement groups. He counsels artists, auction houses, collectors, and museums, among others, on issues ranging from authenticity to cultural heritage law and from fair use to use tax.

Associate Editor

Katharine R. Haydock is an associate in the Hughes Hubbard & Reed art law, trademark and litigation groups. She provides counsel to artists, auction houses, museums and other arts institutions. Ms. Haydock also maintains an active pro bono practice.


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