William Charron, Co-Chair of Pryor Cashman's Art Law practice, won his second Burton Award for his article examining the constitutionality of the Holocaust Expropriated Art Recovery (HEAR) Act. Here, he explains why the HEAR Act violates constitutional principles of federalism, and discusses the unique legal issues that arise in cases involving Nazi-looted artwork.

More About Charron's Practice

William Charron is a litigator who represents institutional and individual clients in a wide range of art authenticity, title and other matters. He is a frequent speaker and writer on issues impacting the art world, such as authenticity disputes, World War II restitution cases, artist royalty rights, and procedural law issues.

Working in conjunction with the Netherlands Arbitration Institute (NAI) and the Authentication in Art (AiA) organization (where Charron serves as an Advisory Board member), he conceived of and formed a working group to design the newly-launched "Court of Arbitration for Art" (where he is now a board member), administered through NAI.

Learn more about his  work and experience here.

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