Attorneys and Counselors at Law

Marion F. Werkheiser

Firm co-founder and managing member Marion Forsyth Werkheiser serves as a trusted strategic advisor to clients throughout the cultural heritage and preservation communities. She has counseled more than seventy-five enterprises on organizational capacity-building projects, including government relations, strategic planning, board development, program evaluation, fundraising, and risk management. Read more

Greg Werkheiser

Greg Werkheiser is Founding Partner of the law and strategy firm Cultural Heritage Partners, PLLC, and of its allied consulting venture the Heritas Group. He is an award-winning lawyer and social entrepreneur tackling complex challenges in the fields of cultural heritage preservation, economic development, leadership development, politics and government, and civil rights. Read more

L. Eden Burgess

edenEden’s practice focuses on 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. Read more

Lily McManus

lfm_16 (vertical)_medLily McManus joins Cultural Heritage Partners after serving as a Postgraduate Fellow to the Lawyers’ Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation (LCCHP), a not-for-profit organization devoted to the protection and preservation of cultural heritage through advocacy and education. Lily assisted the LCCHP Board of Directors and Executive Director in their various advocacy initiatives…
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Kathleen Pessolano

lfm_16 (vertical)_medKathleen Pessolano is an attorney with Cultural Heritage Partners, PLLC and a principal at its allied strategic consulting firm, The Heritas Group. Kathleen’s practice focuses on the legal, regulatory, and programmatic aspects of sustainable development, with a special focus on the tourism sector…
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Cameron Green

lfm_16 (vertical)_medCameron’s interest in cultural heritage law began when studying art history at Elon University. While in undergrad, she spent time in Western Europe studying cathedrals and Renaissance art. She graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in English literature and minors in art history, international studies, and political studies. Cameron is currently a third-year law student at George Mason University School…
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