Lori Breslauer

General Counsel

Office of VP and General Counsel
Science Focus

      Lori Breslauer currently serves as General Counsel to the Field Museum. She provides legal advice and counsel to the Museum on a wide variety of matters including collections management/cultural property, exhibitions, education initiatives, business affairs, intellectual property, and insurance. In this capacity she provides assistance to the Museum’s Repatriation Office concerning the Museum’s compliance with federal repatriation law and its response to requests for return of cultural items from Native American and indigenous peoples from around the world.

      Lori earned her JD from Northwestern University School of Law and her bachelors from Purdue University with highest honors. She has worked at the Field since 1994.

      Learn more about Lori's work in a Q&A with her on our blog.


      - [Making the Case](/sites/default/files/making_the_case_breslauer_ebel_1.30.18.pdf): FASB’s accounting standards should be re-aligned with AAM’s longstanding guidance on the use of sale proceeds