Emily Reisbaum, attorney, partner at Clarick, Gueron, Reisbaum

Emily Reisbaum

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Ms. Reisbaum is an experienced litigator and trial lawyer. Her practice focuses on complex commercial, regulatory, and intellectual property disputes. Clients include established public and private companies, start-ups, business leaders, entrepreneurs, and government agencies. Ms. Reisbaum began her career at Debevoise & Plimpton and served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. She has been named to the New York Super Lawyers list every year since 2013.


New York University, J.D., 1996 (Annual Survey of American Law, Member)
University of Michigan, B.A. with honors, 1991


After a three-week federal jury trial, obtained a successful settlement for plaintiffs Domenico and Eleanore De Sole against the Knoedler Gallery, Ann Freedman, and others arising out of the defendants’ engineering of one of the biggest art frauds in history.

Represent Amanda Schmitt in a transformational #MeToo case against Artforum magazine.

Obtained complete victory, including attorney’s fees, on behalf of The Related Companies in connection with a dispute over the sale of a $10M apartment designed by Zaha Hadid.

Represent the Association for Computing Machinery, the oldest and largest computing science association in a variety of matters including investigations, and intellectual property and contract negotiations.

Represented Audible, Inc. in a copyright dispute with multiple publishing houses.

Represent the New York State Department of Health and Office of the State Comptroller in multiple high profile litigations challenging the constitutionality of regulations concerning hospitals, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities.

Obtained a jury verdict on behalf of a Moscow-based art dealer and gallery in an art forgery litigation.

Represent gemstone dealers and their companies in a dispute concerning the ownership of the Princie Diamond.

Obtained a favorable settlement on behalf of StreetEasy in a dispute involving cyber-squatting, breach of fiduciary duty, conversion, and corporate governance claims against a shareholder and co-founder.

Represent Amazon, Inc. in multiple customer and provider disputes.

Represent the Citywide Council of Presidents, the representative of over 400,000 NYCHA residents, in litigation demanding decent, safe, and sanitary NYCHA housing.

Provide general governance advice to the Rock Foundation, dedicated to the preservation of indigenous art and culture, co-founded by Adeldaide de Menil.

Represent trading and technology companies in breach of contract disputes.

Represent individuals in their separations from partnerships and employers.


Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Copyright Committee, Member (2016 to present)

SuperLawyer™ (2010 to present)

Hannah Senesh Community Day School, Board Chair (2014 to 2018) and Member (2012 to present)


Cardozo Law School Intensive Trial Advocacy Program, Faculty

SRS Trial Advocacy Skills, Faculty

NYU School of Law, Art Law Seminar, Guest Lecturer

Columbia Law School, Law and Visual Arts, Guest Lecturer

Appraiser’s Association, Art Law Day and National Conference, Presenter

American Bar Association, Section of Science & Technology Law, Presenter


State of New York

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York