Sharon M. Erwin, Esquire

Experienced, thoughtful, professional counsel

Ms. Erwin began her practice as an associate at Dechert Price & Rhoads (now Dechert LLP), before becoming a partner in the litigation boutique firm, Gollatz, Griffin & Ewing, and then opening her own practice in 1998.  She has an AV Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review rating, reflecting the highest possible ratings in both Legal Abilities and General Ethical Standards, and is a Fellow of the American Bar Association, “an honorary organization of attorneys, judges and law professors whose professional, public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the welfare of their communities and to the highest principles of the legal profession.”

Ms. Erwin delivers a variety of legal services, from general counsel services to copyright and licensing assistance, and general legal representation of arts organizations, nonprofits, small businesses and artists.  She also provides representation on public art projects and litigation consulting on arts-related issues, such as disputes involving copyright, provenance, and public art issues. 

Ms. Erwin delivers a variety of legal services from general counsel, to copyright and legal representation of arts organizations and artists.


General Counsel Services

General counsel services for cultural organizations, nonprofits, grantmakers, and small businesses.

Copyright and Licensing

Advice on copyright issues, protecting intellectual property rights, and working with publishers.

Public Art Practice

Legal representation through all aspects of both permanent and temporary public art projects.

Litigation Consultant

Litigation consultant on arts-related and copyright issues to litigators at all stages of litigation, arbitration, mediation and administrative proceedings on arts-related issues, such as copyright and provenance issues.

Representation that makes a difference


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