Michelle Quijano uses her insight as in-house counsel for major entertainment companies to secure production-friendly agreements on behalf of content creators and their projects. Michelle's analysis encompasses the full spectrum of risks associated with the development and production of television content, including issues related to intellectual property rights, above- the- line talent agreements, acquisition and rights agreements, and script vetting and clearances.
Her experience includes acting as the primary show lawyer on both scripted and unscripted television projects, where she managed and advised on day-to-day production-related matters and identified potential legal issues associated with such. Michelle's deep experience as counsel in the entertainment industry allows her to help her clients implement best business practices, strategize deal structures, provide timely and thoughtful legal advice on potential legal risks and propose practical, responsive, and actionable solutions.
Day-to-Day Production Counseling
Admitted to Practice
J.D., Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, 2005
- Entertainment Moot Court
B.A., Law and Society, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2001