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E. Randol Schoenberg

E. Randol Schoenberg

Lecturer in Law

699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA

Last Updated: December 29, 2018




 E. Randol Schoenberg specializes in legal cases related to the recovery of looted or stolen artworks, particularly those by the Nazi regime during the Holocaust.

Schoenberg represented Maria Altmann in her suit to recover six Gustav Klimt paintings from the estate of Ferdinand and Adele Bloch-Bauer that were stolen by the Nazis, as portrayed in the 2015 film Woman in Gold. He received the California Lawyer Attorney of the Year award in 2007 for outstanding achievement in litigation practice.

Schoenberg is of counsel and was the co-founding partner of Burris, Schoenberg & Walden, LLP. He served as president of the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust from 2005 to 2015.

Schoenberg lectures at the University of Southern California’s Gould School of Law. He received his JD degree from USC in 1991 and his bachelor’s degree from Princeton University in 1988. 

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