Megan E. Noh joined the firm in March 2017, reentering private practice after developing a broad range of expertise over the course of seven years' combined business and in-house legal experience in the auction world. Most recently, as Vice President and Senior Counsel for an international auction house, she handled all day-to-day U.S. legal affairs, including drafting and negotiating auction, private treaty, advance loan and other contracts, insurance inquiries and claims resolution, and questions of cultural property and provenance, regulatory and materials compliance. Prior to her work in the auction sector, Megan practiced at the law firm of Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP (2005-2010).
Megan's education includes dual degrees in Studio Art and Government & Politics from the University of Maryland and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. She is currently Co-Chair of the New York County Lawyers' Association's Art Law Committee, a member of the New York City Bar Association's Art Law Committee, and an Advisory Committee member for the New School’s Vera List Center for Art and Politics, and has spoken on the topics of authentication and pre-transaction diligence to various professional and academic audiences, including the American Society of Appraisers, the New York State Bar Association's Entertainment, Arts & Sports Law Section, Fordham University School of Law, and U.S. Trust, and at conferences including those organized by the NYU Schools of Law and Professional Studies, the University of Cambridge, and the London School of Economics. Her publications include related articles in the ArtWatch UK Journal and the Institute of Art & Law’s journal, Art Antiquity and Law.