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Michael Isselin is a partner in the Entertainment & Media Group at Reed Smith. With a focus on the advertising industry, Michael's practice encompasses a wide range of areas, including talent and influencer marketing, SAG-AFTRA issues, celebrity endorsements, digital and social media, web3 and AI, and sponsorships and promotions. His experience in these fields has made him a trusted advisor to a roster of high-profile clients, who rely on his exceptional negotiation skills and deep industry knowledge to secure some of the most lucrative endorsement deals with the world's top celebrities.


  • New York Law School, 2015, J.D., summa cum laude, Otto L. Walter Distinguished Writing Award; New York Law School Law Review Best Note Award, Notes and Comments Editor, New York Law School Law Review 2014-2015
  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 2010, B.A., Political Science

  • New York

Awards & Recognition

  • Recognized by Variety’s Hollywood’s New Leaders list, 2023
  • Recognized in Ad Age's 40 under 40 list, 2023
  • Recognized by Variety’s Dealmakers Impact Report, Up Next, 2020