Re-booting Your Appraisal Business - Virtual Coffee Hour
Registration Information
June 26, 2020 | 2:00 - 3:00pm EST
Appraisers Association of America

Virtual Coffee Hour:
Re-booting Your Appraisal Business

Join us for a members-only Virtual Coffee Hour on Friday,
June 26 from 2-3pm EST / 11am-12pm PDT. On hand will be
Michael McCullough, Founding Partner at Pearlstein &
McCullough LLP, Megan Noh, Partner at Pryor Cashman LLP,
and Sonya Weisshappel, CEO of Seriatim, Inc.,
to discuss re-booting your business during COVID-19.

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Associates, Accredited and Certified Members Only

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Michael McCullough's art law practice, Pearlstein & McCullough LLP, covers a broad area of the art market. He advises galleries, auctioneers and collectors on a variety of matters regarding consignment agreements, collaborative legal arrangements, authenticity issues, ownership issues, and many others. Mr. McCullough has extensive experience in the unique issues that affect online auctioneers and art sellers; he worked on many of the early efforts to sell art and antiques online, and works with the top online auctioneers in today’s 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.

Megan Noh is Co-Chair of Pryor Cashman's Art Law Group. With 15 years of combined experience in private practice and both in-house legal and business positions in the auction world, Megan has extensive knowledge of the complex issues impacting today’s art market. Her clients include auction houses, collectors, galleries, individual artists, estates and non-profits, whom she counsels on a range of transactional and litigation matters. During her time at the international auction house Bonhams, Megan served as the sole legal officer, handling all day-to-day U.S. legal affairs, including drafting and negotiating auction, private treaty, advance loan and other contracts, insurance inquiries and claims resolution, and questions of cultural property, provenance and intellectual property. She began at Bonhams as Director of the company's Trusts & Estates department, following several years in Christie’s Estates, Appraisals and Valuations department.  She is a member of the New York City Bar’s Art Law Committee, and chairs the New York County Lawyers Association annual Art Litigation and Dispute Resolution Institute.

Sonya Weisshappel grew up in New York City where she founded her organizing and move management company, Seriatim, Inc., in 1999. Proudly dyslexic, Sonya founded her business in order to avoid writing a resume and now, almost two decades later, she and her team have earned themselves a reputation as consummate Chaos Whisperers. Sonya is the president of the New York Council of Relocation Professionals (NYCORP), a longtime member of the National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM), and an alumna of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program. She is currently working on a memoir. In her spare time, Sonya organizes her husband, three children, and their rescue dog, Finn.

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