Richard I. Segal is a founding shareholder of Segal Zuckerman. Prior to founding the firm Richard practiced for ten years at a well-known litigation firm in South Florida, where he made partner. Richard focuses his practice on commercial litigation and family law, assisting clients in a range of business and corporate litigation matters, and matrimonial disputes.
Richard’s philosophy centers around aggressive tactics and innovative legal theories aimed at reaching a quick, favorable result for his clients at a reasonable cost. Richard prides himself on meeting potential new clients and giving them the individual attention that they deserve and following through by providing devotion and detail to their cases.
As proud University of Michigan alum, Richard is a diehard University of Michigan football fanatic. GO BLUE! As an English major, Richard studied in detail fellow University of Michigan famous alum, the playwright Arthur Miller. “If I see an ending, I can work backward” ~ Arthur Miller. Like Miller, Richard always begins by envisioning the ending, the best outcome for his client, and then works backwards to get the most favorable result as quickly as possible.
Most Effective Lawyer, Complex Business Litigation, Daily Business Review, 2015
40 Under 40, Daily Business Review, 2015
Legal Elite, Florida Trend Magazine, 2013
Up and Comer Legal Elite, Florida Trend Magazine, 2011-2012
Rising Star, Florida Super Lawyers Magazine, 2012-2018
Appointed by Mayor Levine and the Miami Beach Commissioners to the City of Miami Beach Board of Adjustment – Legal Position
Board Member of the Executive Board of Governors of the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce
Board Member of the Board of Governors of the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce
Board Member of the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce Law Council
Board Member of Mount Sinai Medical Center Foundation
University of Miami School of Law, J.D., cum laude
University of Michigan, BA, with honors
United States District Court, Southern District of Florida