Biography

Michael McCullough is a Founding Partner of Pearlstein & McCullough LLP, a law firm providing high-level services to the international art market.

Michael McCullough's art law practice covers a broad area of the art market. He advises galleries, auctioneers, collectors, and museums on a variety of matters regarding consignment agreements, private sale agreement, authenticity issues, ownership issues, and government regulatory issues affecting the art market.

During his ten years as compliance counsel at Sotheby’s, he gained extensive experience in the full range of commercial and regulatory concerns involved in art market transactions.

Mr. McCullough is an Adjunct Professor at Cardozo School of Law where he teaches “Art Law.”

Mr. McCullough is a Member of the Personal Property Resource Panel of the Appraisal Foundation.

Mr. McCullough is also a Senior Advisor and Past-Chair of the Art and Cultural Heritage Law Committee of the American Bar Association.