Michael McCullough, Esq. has extensive experience in art, cultural heritage, and international trade matters. He is a former associate counsel to Sotheby's worldwide where he advised the company on the sale and financing of fine art, the decorative arts, cultural property, antiques, jewelry and special collections.
Currently, Mr. McCullough advises art collectors, galleries, auction houses and online art seller on the purchase, sale, financing and international trade of fine art, the decorative arts, cultural property and antiques.
Mr. McCullough is also experienced in U.S. Customs regulations, international trade agreements, export controls, economic sanctions constraints, anti-corruption rules, U.S. Fish and Wildlife regulations, and other government agency requirements.
Mr. McCullough has represented clients before the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Food and Drug Administration, the United States District Courts and the Courts of Appeals for the Second and Fourth Circuits.