Lori Eden Burgess

Lori Eden Burgess

Title: Professorial Lecturer in Law

Address: 2000 H Street, N.W, Washington, DC 20052
Email: eburgess@law.gwu.edu

Education
B.A., University of Virginia; J.D, The George Washington University Law School

Biographical Sketch
Eden Burgess is an art, cultural heritage and museum attorney at Cultural Heritage Partners LLP. Over the past 10 years of litigating art cases, she has represented foreign states, museums, auction houses, major collectors and other entities, both as claimants and claim recipients. Professor Burgess has also written and spoken about a variety of art and cultural heritage law issues, such as immunity from seizure, museum governance and the art market. She is a member of the Lawyers’ Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation (LCCHP) and has served as a contributing editor of and author for LCCHP’s Yearbook of Cultural Property Law. Her practice also includes patent, copyright and trademark litigation. She received her J.D. in 2000, with honors, from The George Washington University Law School and her B.A., with distinction, from the University of Virginia, where she was an Echols Scholar, in 1996.