Attorneys and Counselors at Law
Marion F. Werkheiser
Marion F. Werkheiser serves as a trusted strategic advisor to public, private and nonprofit sector clients throughout the cultural heritage preservation community. She increases their impact through improved business practices, public policy advocacy, structured partnerships, and diversified revenue streams. Her clients navigate complex legal, business and political challenges informed by her experience and creative, entrepreneurial approach to problem solving. Marion has counseled more than fifty enterprises in the past six years on organizational capacity-building projects, including strategic planning, board development, program evaluation, fundraising, grant management, and social media marketing. Read more
Greg Werkheiser is an accomplished social entrepreneur, educator, attorney and civic leader. He is founder of the Phoenix Project, a nonprofit organization headquartered in Virginia that promotes sustainable solutions to social and economic problems by educating and empowering emerging social entrepreneurs and building community support for social innovation. Greg led growth of the organization from startup to winner of the Governor’s Award for Volunteerism and Community Service in just four years. Read more
L. Eden Burgess
Eden’s practice focuses on art, cultural heritage, museum and intellectual property law. She has represented foreign states, museums, auction houses, major collectors, nonprofits and other entities, both as claimants and claim recipients, in a wide variety of cases. She has litigated and settled complex claims involving Nazi seizures, wartime looting, forced sales and thefts. Eden assists clients with the maintenance and management of their collections…Read more
Halie’s practice focuses on legal issues of concern to museums, galleries, auction houses, and cultural institutions. As founding attorney in our New York office, she works with clients throughout the metropolitan region and the state to resolve disputes, manage risk, and improve business practices. Halie’s recent experience includes representing Fortune 500 companies, art and antiques dealers, galleries, major fashion labels, and luxury goods manufacturers before numerous federal and state administrative agencies, including U.S. Customs and Border Protection… Read more
Tim’s practice focuses on providing legal and strategic counsel to public, private, and nonprofit sector clients in the cultural heritage and preservation communities. His strong background in public policy advocacy informs creative approaches for his clients. Prior to his work with Cultural Heritage Partners, Tim served as a Legislative Assistant to U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-NM), and as a government relations professional for Accenture, a multinational management consulting and technology company.