Mikaela I. Gross


New York

Mikaela I. Gross is an associate in CDAS’s entertainment practice group and a transactional attorney primarily counseling clients in intellectual property, entertainment and media law.  Her practice focuses on television, digital media, podcasting, publishing and photography, including pre-publication and pre-broadcast review of audio, visual, audio-visual and printed content.

Prior to joining CDAS and attending law school, Mikaela was a licensing agent and project manager at the international photography agency Art + Commerce, which represents some of the most influential image-makers in fashion, travel and lifestyle.  There, she represented emerging and established photographers and photographers’ estates for commercial and editorial licensing, exhibitions, and product collaborations.

Mikaela graduated from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law with a concentration in intellectual property.  While in law school she served as the Senior Articles Editor for the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal and participated in The Indie Film Clinic, where she provided pro bono legal counsel to independent documentary and narrative filmmakers.


  •  Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, JD, cum laude
    •  Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal, Senior Articles Editor
  • Bard College, BA

Associations and Activities

  • Copyright Society of the USA (CSUSA), member
  • Media Law Resource Center (MLRC), member
  • New York City Bar Association, member