Alexandra Perloff-Giles is an attorney specialized in art, media, and technology issues. Currently a litigation associate at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, she previously served as the First Amendment Fellow at The New York Times, where she litigated Freedom of Information Act, First Amendment, and defamation cases, worked on copyright and fair use, and advised journalists and editors on newsgathering issues. After law school, she clerked for the Hon. Marsha S. Berzon on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Alexandra's experience in the art world includes curating or co-curating exhibitions at the Goethe Institut (New York), Mains d'Oeuvres (Saint-Ouen) and the Palais de Tokyo (Paris); helping develop the Cultural Property Case Resource (a database of works subject to national repatriation claims); organizing the multidisciplinary conference "The Legal Medium: New Encounters of Art and Law" at Yale Law School; contributing to Artforum.com; and working at the Centre National des Arts Plastiques, Immanence (an artist-run exhibition space), the Whitney Museum, and the International Council of Museums.
Alexandra holds a B.A. in History of Art and Architecture from Harvard College, a Master's degree in Contemporary Art and Its Exhibition from the Université de Paris-Sorbonne, and a J.D. from Yale Law School. She has taught at the American University of Paris and lectured at Cornell University, Brooklyn College, Wesleyan College, Central China Normal University, the Université de Haute-Alsace, and the United Nations Global Colloquium at Yale, among others.