Richard A. Altman – Altman Law Office

Practice/Organization Description

The firm has two principal specialties: Intellectual property law, including copyright and trademark litigation, internet law and defamation, and art law, involving recovery of stolen art, auctions, artists' rights, and artist-dealer relations.

The firm has extensive appellate experience as well, having briefed and argued more than 30 civil cases in all New York State and Federal courts, including the New York Court of Appeals, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, and two petitions for a writ of certiorari to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Tel. 212 633 0123

Bar Admissions

New York State, Southern, Eastern and Northern Districts of New York, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court.


J.D. Fordham University Law School

B.S. University of Miami

Professional Associations & Memberships

Member of New York City Bar Association, its Art Law Committee, and Chair of its subcommittee on the Visual Artists Rights Act.

Honors and Awards


Areas of Practice

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation

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