Sarah Verano

Senior Associate | New York

Sarah is a senior associate in the private client and tax team.

Sarah focuses on a variety of legal matters with art at their core. Her work ranges from advising on discrete transactions, including art purchases, sales, loans, consignments, and charitable gifts, to engaging in more comprehensive tax and estate planning for art collectors and their families. She regularly addresses federal, state, and local tax issues, as well as considerations for artworks that involve restricted animal and plant materials or that may constitute cultural property.

Sarah has been active as both an author and commentator, published or quoted in publications such as Trusts & Estates; Artsy; Arts & Collections; Tax Notes; Flash Art; Antiquities Trade Gazette; and Sarah is also an active member of the New York City Bar Association’s State and Local Tax Committee.

Secretary Lauren Parisi





State of New York, 2016

State of Connecticut, 2016

State of California, 2017

Insights into Blockchain Tokens and Crypto Art’s Effect on the Art Market,’ PLI Current: The Journal of PLI Press - January 17, 2022, co-author

NFTs: Collectibles or not?,’ Withers article - September 22, 2021, co-author

An uptick in art rental appraisal requests,’ Withers article - June 1, 2021, co-author

New York City Bar Association State and Local Taxation Committee

‘What’s Old Is New Again – Tax Uncertainty Or, How’s Your 2022 Going?,’ 34th Annual RPTE National CLE Conference - April 26, 2022, speaker



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23 January 2019 - Video

Withers art - US transactional and tax updates

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