Law Office of Carol  J.  Steinberg

Art Copyright & Entertainment Law

CCarol J. Steinberg specializes in the practice of art and entertainment law.  She provides counsel to artists, writers, photographers, graphic designers, filmmakers, musicians, gallery owners, and other creative individuals and entities in New York City, the East End of Long Island, and the West Coast.


Her clients expect the attention only a seasoned lawyer with rich experience in the arts and deep understanding of the art and entertainment industries can provide.  Her expertise is demonstrated by the frequent invitations to speak to both artist and attorney groups.  Carol has a profound love and appreciation for the arts, which makes her the ideal attorney to protect the interests of artists and entertainer.


She routinely provides counsel in the areas of art, copyright, publishing, film, graphic design, photography, business, and housing law. In addition to her private practice, Carol teaches artists’ rights at the School of Visual Arts, is a consultant to the New York Foundation for the Arts, is the Art Lawyer for the East Hampton Arts Council, and is active in various bar associations and arts advocacy organizations.


Carol also teaches classes and regularly speaks to artists and artists’ groups. Individual artists and artists’ groups (small and large) engage Carol to teach and/or speak about legal and business issues relevant to creative individuals and entities.

Practice Areas Include

Artist Gallery Agreements

Gallery Operation and Artist Relations

Copyright Counseling

Housing Law



Graphic Design

Visual Arts


Non-profit Law

Business Law



Intellectual Property

Entertainment Law