Michael Mittelman specializes in creating effective strategic communications campaigns and resolving crisis communications incidents. Prior to joining Finsbury in 2015, he served as the Director of Public Affairs and Associate General Counsel for the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York where he successfully guided the organization through a series of sensitive issues. He was previously with the Berman Group, where he developed creative communications campaigns for clients in the commercial real estate and construction industries. He also worked with the Obama Administration and Obama for America campaign as a national advance associate, organizing official presidential visits around the world. Michael began his professional career in publicity at Miramax Films and later worked as an attorney at both Cahill Gordon & Reindel and Weil, Gotshal and Manges. Michael serves on the Board of Directors of the Westchester Jewish Council. Michael has a J.D. from the George Washington University Law School and a B.A. with Honors in Communication Studies from the University of Michigan. He is licensed to practice law in New York.