Please join us today!
Desiree Moore, YV Committee Chair & Marta Nowakowski, YV Committee Vice Chair
Young Visionaries (“YV”) Mission
Qualifications / Annual Membership:
$250- includes these benefits
$500- includes the above plus:
We would love to hear from you! Questions?
Contact: Desiree Moore, desiree.moore
Desiree F. Moore is a partner in the Chicago office of the international law firm K&L Gates LLP. Ms. Moore is commercial litigator, with a focus on Intellectual Property, Social Media, and Art Law related matters. Ms. Moore is the founder and co-chair of the firm’s Social Media and the Law practice group, as well as the firm’s Middle East Art Law representative.
Ms. Moore has successfully represented visual artists, major Hollywood producers, international media conglomerates, theater/dance companies, and other creative industry clients, both in pre-dispute counseling and in active litigation in state and federal courts across the United States. Ms. Moore regularly writes and lectures on various legal topics, including social media and the law and the intersection of art and law.
Ms. Moore is the author of the American Bar Association bestselling book, Thrive – A New Lawyer’s Guide to Law Firm Practice. She is also an adjunct professor of practical skills training at Loyola University Chicago School of Law and has lectured at law schools throughout the United States and Qatar on best litigation practices, legal writing, and other practitioner skills.
Ms. Moore is actively involved in the Chicago and Doha offices’ Women in the Profession group and spearheads the Women’s Mastermind program, which supports the business development goals of women associates and partners.
Ms. Moore graduated from the University of California San Diego magna cum laude with a major in Psychology and a minor in Theater/Dance. In law school, Ms. Moore was the Conference Editor of the Loyola Law Journal, the Student Bar Association President, an academic tutor, and the Joan Marie Corboy Scholarship Recipient (2005). Ms. Moore speaks conversational Italian and Spanish.
Marta Nowakowski, GFAA Advisory Board, Art Liaison Committee and Vice Chair of GFAA Young Visionaries
Marta Nowakowski was born in Poland and raised in Germany. She is an attorney at BMW, responsible for Trademarks, Design and Legal Issues related to Intellectual Property Law. Previously, Ms. Nowakowski worked for an international London-based law firm focused on Intellectual Property. She clerked in Berlin with several internships in public broadcasting, art law and publishing.
Passionate about art, she travels to many international locations to attend exhibitions, biennials and fairs. She loves Penguins and her first collected artwork, was a penguin photograph, by a Japanese artist. She is an active supporter of Munich-based artists, and a member of PIN Young Circle’s Collectors group.
A passionate fencer, in earlier years she was a Member of the German National Fencing Team. Ms. Nowakowski is fluent in five languages-German, Polish, English, French, Spanish.
Ms. Nowakowski completed her studies in Würzburg, Germany and Seville, Spain.