Art, Collections & Cultural Assets


We advise on, structure, and martial lifetime, testamentary and fractional interest donations for donors of artwork, antiques, collectibles, historical objects, antiquities and other such tangible personal property in order to provide a full fair market value tax deduction for the donor. This includes due diligence, preparation of letters of acceptance, donation agreements and deeds of gift.

Recent Services

  • Negotiated and prepared donation agreement for donor of bronze statute to the City of Arcadia.
  • Represented foundation in negotiation and acquisition of various historical furniture and fixtures.
  • Assisted artist with preparation of vendor agreements for public art project funded by Cal Trans and the City of San Diego.
  • Provided opinion on legal title ownership and donation rights for owner's appraiser of baseball to be donated to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
  • Advised appraiser for professional football player on appropriate donation strategy for football clothes and equipment donated to charitable football training organization in American Samoa.
  • Provided related use tax opinion on donation of NASCAR memorabilia.