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Leila A. Amineddoleh

Adjunct Professor
J.D., Boston College Law School
B.S., New York University

Leila A. Amineddoleh is the Founding Partner of Amineddoleh & Associates where she specializes in art, cultural heritage, and intellectual property law. She began her career as an associate at Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto, where she specialized in high-stakes intellectual property litigation, and then worked Of Counsel at Lombard & Geliebter where she founded the firm’s art law group. Amineddoleh is involved in all aspects of due diligence and litigation, and has extensive experience in arts transactional work. She has represented major art collectors and dealers in disputes related to multi-million dollar contractual matters, art authentication disputes, international cultural heritage law violations, the recovery of stolen art, and complex fraud schemes. She also works with artists and entrepreneurs to protect their intellectual property and artistic rights.

Amineddoleh teaches International Art & Cultural Heritage Law at Fordham University School of Law and St. John’s University School of Law. She also served as the Executive Director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation from 2013-2015. She is also a musician and regularly performs the piano in and around New York City.