GABRIELLE J. SELLEI, ESQ.
Gabrielle founded Sellei Law in 2015, after practicing employment, business and entertainment law in the Philadelphia area for 20 years. Over the course of her career, Gabrielle has led complex business transactions, helped launch numerous start-up ventures, closed on many millions of dollars of financings, negotiated and completed deals for television appearances, video games, feature and documentary film rights, sports exhibition matches, celebrity endorsements, and literary rights and has resolved multiple copyright, trademark and other intellectual property disputes, on behalf of many creative and talented individuals and their business ventures.
A graduate of Boston University School of Law and Wesleyan University, Gabrielle is a past member of the Boards of Directors of Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, The Clay Studio in Philadelphia and the Storybook Musical Theater in Abington, PA. Gabrielle has been a volunteer attorney at Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts over the course of her entire 20+ year legal career. Prior to attending law school, Gabrielle was a consultant to artists and fine arts galleries throughout New England.
Gabrielle is a frequent speaker on copyright, contracts, start-ups, non-profit entities and other legal issues affecting artists, entertainers and entrepreneurs. Past teaching and speaking engagements include Drexel University’s Entertainment & Arts Management program, the Philadelphia Bar Institute’s (PBI) Real Estate Institute, the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Moore College of Art & Design, University of Pennsylvania Law School, The Center for Emerging Visual Artists, as well as numerous business, networking and arts organizations. Gabrielle conceived and serves as course planner and faculty member of PBI’s popular Off to a Good Start (Up) continuing legal education program.
Gabrielle has achieved the highest peer rating - AV Preeminent® - of Martindale-Hubbell®, signifying that her peers rank her at the highest level of professional excellence for her legal knowledge, communication skills and ethical standards.