Speaker Profile

Stacy K. Marcus
Partner / Reed Smith LLP

Stacy K. Marcus is a partner in the entertainment and media industry group. Ms. Marcus advises clients on all facets of advertising and entertainment law, including celebrity endorsement, influencer and talent agreements, SAG-AFTRA issues, digital and social media marketing, agency-client agreements, branded entertainment deals, media buying agreements, music licensing, sweepstakes and promotions, and corporate sponsorships. Her clients include both global and regional advertisers, luxury retailers, media companies and digital platforms. Stacy is also the chief negotiator for the Joint Policy Committee on Broadcast Talent Union Relations, the multiemployer bargaining unit for the advertising industry that negotiates the multibillion-dollar commercials collective bargaining agreements with SAG-AFTRA and the American Federation of Musicians. Ms. Marcus is a member of the Social and Digital Media Task Force. She co-authored the advertising and marketing chapter of the social media white paper entitled "A Legal Guide to the Commercial Risks and Rewards of the Social Media Phenomenon," and was a co-editor for the entire paper. Prior to joining Reed Smith, Stacy assisted in the defense of FTC, state attorneys general and class action consumer protection actions involving deceptive trade practices, CAN-SPAM, state spam laws and federal telemarketing rules, such as the 900-Number Rule, TDDRA and the TCPA.