Isay graduated magna cum laude in History and International Relations from the University of California, San Diego in 2009. As an undergraduate, Isay earned Provost Honors every quarter. After obtaining his undergraduate degree, he was accepted on scholarship to Southwestern University School of Law in Los Angeles. Isay graduated law school in the top 20th percentile of his class. He was admitted to the State Bar of California in December of 2013 along with the U.S. District Court in the Central District of California and the Ninth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals. In 2021, he was certified by the California Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California as a Certified Legal Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law.
Presently, Isay focuses his practice on workers’ compensation, with a particular focus on law enforcement and fire fighters. He sits on the Board of the United Firefighters of Los Angeles City Fire Foundation.