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, artists, authors, curators, collectors, 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 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.

Defend gemstone dealers and their companies in a dispute concerning the ownership of the Princie Diamond, a rare 34-carat pink diamond.

Achieved a favorable settlement on behalf of StreetEasy in a dispute involving cyber squatting, breach of fiduciary duty, conversion, and corporate governance claims against a co-founder; continue to protect and enforce that settlement before, during, and after StreetEasy’s acquisition by Zillow, Inc.

Represent in multiple customer and provider disputes.

Represent A&E Television Networks in breach of contract, licensing, and trademark disputes.

Represent SRS Acquiom LLC, a shareholder services provider, in post-sale disputes.

Represent trading and technology companies in breach of contract disputes.

Represent employers and individuals in employment contract matters, including partnerships disputes.


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

SuperLawyer™ (2013 to present)

Hannah Senesh Community Day School, Board Chair (2014 to present)


Cardozo Law School Intensive Trial Advocacy Program, Faculty

SRS Trial Advocacy Skills, Faculty

Appraiser’s Association, Art Law Day, Presenter

American Bar Association, 2017 Annual Meeting, 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