Board of Directors: Lucille A. Roussin

Lucille A. Roussin is the Founder and Director of the Holocaust Restitution Claims Practicum and an Adjunct Professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City, where she teaches seminars on Remedies for War Time Confiscation and Cultural Heritage Law.  She earned her law degree in 1996 from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. She was Deputy Research Director of the Art and Cultural Property Team of the Presidential Commission on Holocaust Assets in the US and was an associate in the Art and International Law Practice Group at Herrick, Feinstein LLP in New York City .  In 2001 she negotiated the first restitution of a rare Jewish ritual object to a private family in the U.S.   She also teaches a course on “Art, the Law and Professional Ethics” in the School of Graduate Studies at the Fashion Institute of Technology. Dr. Roussin also earned a Ph.D. in Art History & Archaeology from Columbia University . She is currently a member of the Cultural Properties Legislation Committee of the Archaeological Institute of America and Vice Chair of the Cultural Property Committee of the Section of International Law of the American Bar Association and was a member of the Art Law Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York.

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