Professorial Lecturer in Law
Eden Burgess is a partner at Cultural Heritage Partners PLLC in Washington, D.C. She practices in cultural heritage, historic preservation, art, museums, and related legal areas. Her practice focuses on legal and government relations representation for cultural heritage, historic preservation, and art and museum organizations. Ms. Burgess helps clients navigate the National Historic Preservation Act, supports historic preservation on the state and federal levels, and provides representation in Indian tribe-related disputes. She has litigated and settled complex claims involving Nazi seizures, wartime looting, forced sales and thefts. Ms. Burgess also publishes and speaks on a broad range of cultural heritage and art issues, and is a Professorial Lecturer in Law for the Advanced Field Placement Program at The George Washington University Law School. She previously taught an art law seminar at GW Law. Prior to her current position, she was a Senior Attorney at Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP for over 10 years. Ms. Burgess is admitted to practice in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.