Amanda A. Rottermund


Amanda is an associate in the private client and tax team.

She has focused on art law from the beginning of her legal career, advising on many groundbreaking developments that are changing the landscape of the art market. Her work includes dealing with purchases, sales, loans, consignments and charitable giving of works of art. She also has experience representing borrowers in lending transactions with fine art as collateral and high net worth individuals and their families on tax, trust and estate planning matters, as well as the commercial art transactions associated with such planning.

Her alma mater, St. John’s University School of Law, has recognized Amanda as a Next Generation Lawyer for her work in the art law field, in the Spring 2018 edition of its alumni magazine, St. John’s Law Global Edition. Amanda has also been active as both an author and commentator, featured in publications such as Bloomberg BNA; Deloitte Art & Finance Report; Artnet News; Artsy; Trusts & Estates, the ABA’s Real Property, Trust and Estate Law Journal; and the New York State Bar Association Arts and Sports Law Journal. In addition, Amanda serves as the Secretary of the New York City Bar Association’s Art Law Committee.

Secrétaire Lauren Parisi





New York, 2015

New Jersey, 2014

New York State continues to investigate tax evasion in art sales,’ Withers article - November 12, 2020, co-author

The Art Market Adjusts: Artists interacting in new ways,’ Withers article - April 10, 2020, co-author

The Challenges the Art Market Faces Navigating COVID-19,’ Arts & Collections - April 9, 2020, co-author

New York City Bar Association’s Art Law Committee, Secretary

New York State Bar Association

‘Planning with an Estate’s Fine Art and Collectibles that Contain Cultural Property Or Restricted Animal Material,’ ABA, May 14, 2020 - speaker

‘Art Law Presentation,’ Cattolica University Milan, July 17, 2020 - speaker

‘Tariffs: The Impact of Trade Wars on Art and Culture,’ Asia Society - March 11, 2020 - speaker

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I find the legal dynamics of the art world exceptionally rewarding

My involvement in art law began during my law school career and I continue to find the legal dynamics of the art world exceptionally rewarding. Working with private collectors and their family offices is especially interesting because we counsel on the life cycle of a family’s fine art collection. For example, with respect to a family’s collection we may assist in matters ranging from the negotiation of new art acquisitions, art collateralization, charitable giving and estate administration.

On a personal note, I am interested in post-war and contemporary figurative painting, Central European history, and interwar literature. I enjoy sport and can be found horseback riding and skiing.



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