Sarah Conley Odenkirk

Fine Art Attorney
ArtConverge
Studio City, California

Sarah Conley Odenkirk has practiced law in the area of fine art for more than 20 years. She advises clients in transactional matters related to the arts in the private and public realms, and provides strategic planning guidance through a legal lens.

Sarah is the author of A Surprisingly Interesting Book About Contracts for Artists and Other Creatives; and publisher of an online database and the comprehensive Resource Guide for Public Art in Private Development. She is a frequent speaker at professional conferences in both the legal and art fields.

From 2013-2017 Sarah was the Associate Director of the Sotheby’s Institute of Art’s Art Business and Arts Management masters degree programs at Claremont Graduate University, where she was instrumental in developing the curriculum, ran several conferences on art law and community engagement topics, and was the Professor for Legal Foundations; Public Art; International Transactions; and Cultural Property and Restitution.