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Walter George Lehmann

Walter George Lehmann

Managing Partner, Lehmann PLC
  • Entertainment & Sports Law, Intellectual Property, Trademarks
  • Maryland, Minnesota
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Walter G. Lehmann is managing partner of the art, entertainment and museum law firm LEHMANN PLC (formerly Lehmann Strobel PC). An attorney and business consultant for over 20 years, he has focused on helping individuals, businesses and nonprofit organizations manage their real and intellectual property assets. He has represented independent producers, artists, writers, as well as museums and nonprofit arts and cultural organizations on a wide range of legal and business matters including business organization, financing, intellectual property management, board governance, nonprofit administration, and museum collections management, policies and ethics. Lehmann’s education includes a BA in English (Williams College) and Juris Doctor cum laude (Wm. Mitchell College of Law). He has also completed a Masters in Museum Studies (George Washington University). He is a frequent contributor to scholarly and industry publications and has participated in numerous industry conferences. Lehmann has served on the board of directors of numerous nonprofit organizations including the Landis Valley Museum Associates and the North Museum of Natural History and Science, where he also served as interim Curator of Collections. Lehmann has also served on the Collections Committee of the Walters Art Museum. He has taught graduate and undergraduate courses on art and museum law at Johns Hopkins University and George Washington University and has been on the faculty of the annual ALI Legal Issues in Museum Administration CLE course. He is Vice Chair of the ABA-IPL Copyright Policy Committee. Lehmann is currently licensed in Minnesota and Maryland.

Practice Areas
  • Entertainment & Sports Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Trademarks
Additional Practice Areas
  • Art Law
  • Museum Law
  • Non Profit Organizations
Fees
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Maryland
Minnesota
Pennsylvania
Professional Experience
Vice Chair
ABA-IPL Committee on Copyright Policy
Current
Education
The George Washington University Law School
M.A. | Museum Studies
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William Mitchell College of Law
J.D. | Law
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Honors: Cum Laude
Activities: Law Review Student Bar Association
Williams College
B.A. | English
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Professional Associations
ICOM
Member
- Current
Adjunct Professor, Museums and the Law
- Current
American Bar Association
Member
- Current
American Bar Association
Chair, Committee on Copyright Policy
- Current
Johns Hopkins University
Adjunct Professor, Art and the Law
- Current
American Law Institute
Faculty, Legal Issues in Museum Administration
- Current
American Association of Museums
Member
- Current
Certifications
Masters in Museum Studies
Websites & Blogs
Website
Website
Social Media
Contact & Map
Lehmann PLC
Landmark Center Suite 310
St. Paul, MN 55102
USA
Telephone: (651) 789-0550