As senior vice president and worldwide director of compliance for Sotheby’s, Jane A. Levine is responsible for company-wide policies, training, and enforcement relating to the art and cultural heritage regulation, the auction process, anti-money laundering and other areas relating to the art and auction market.
Prior to joining Sotheby’s, Levine was an assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, where she served as the art fraud coordinator and was a special trial attorney assigned to work with the FBI’s art crime team. During her 10-year tenure as an assistant U.S. attorney, Levine prosecuted numerous criminal and civil matters involving theft, fraud, and forgery in the art and antiquities markets. She has written several published articles on international trafficking in stolen art and artifacts.
Levine received a J.D. from New York University School of Law in 1985 and a B.A. from Brown University in 1981.