Michael Shymon is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department, focusing his practice on media and entertainment law matters. He has experience researching and drafting memoranda, as well as reviewing client agreements. Michael was a 2020 Ballard Spahr Summer Associate, where he revised legal treatises and surveys, in order to address updates in libel and cyber law.
Pro Bono Experience
While in law school, Michael served as a student practitioner at the UCLA Documentary Film Legal Clinic, where he provided pro bono legal services to documentary filmmakers, such as assisting with copyright and clearance issues, drafting agreements, and acquiring Errors & Omissions insurance to help ensure each film’s distribution.
Board Memberships & Community Service
Volunteer, El Centro Veterans Legal Clinic
UCLA School of Law (J.D. 2021)
New York University – Tisch School of the Arts (B.F.A, with honors, 2013)