Your Outside In-house Legal Counsel Since 1985
Christina M. Pannos
  • Associate


Chicago, IL





Christina is an Associate with Howe and Hutton and has broad experience in art law and contract law. She has managed and represented high-end international galleries. She has worked for major international auction houses and museums in London and Chicago. She has represented art market clients from artists to collectors to galleries. Christina has also advised and represented clients outside the art world in complex contract negotiation, corporate structure, commercial real estate leasing, and securities and investment.

Christina was educated at Northwestern University with a degree in Archaeology and Anthropology. She received her law degree from DePaul University School of Law where she earned honors in the area of International Intellectual Property. She studied abroad at the University of Bologna School of Law. She studied and received a Master's degree in Art Business from Sotheby's Institute of Art London. Christina also has a Diploma in Art Law Policy and Management from the Institute of Art and Law in London.

Most recently, Christina has served as an adjunct professor at the DePaul University School of Law teaching Legal Drafting: Art Market Transactions.

Areas Of Practice

  • Contracts
  • Intellectual Property
  • Art Law
  • Not-for-profit Corporations

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois, 2004


  • DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • J.D.
  • Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
    • B.A. - 2001
    • Major: Anthropology


  • Legal Drafting: Art Market Transactions, DePaul University College of Law, 2015 to Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Back on My Feet Team Leader, 2015 to Present