Randy S. Segal | Northern Virginia | Hogan Lovells

Randy S. Segal
Segal Randy
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"Efficient, responsive, insightful."

Legal 500 US: Media, Technology, and Telecoms, 2018

With 18 years of in-house general counsel experience, Randy Segal brings a unique perspective to every matter she handles, both as outside counsel and as someone who has walked in her clients' shoes.

With a focus on satellite, wireless, drone, and technology transactions, Randy provides commercially practical solutions in industries where technological change is ever-present. Randy's practice often involves multi-level chess games, where every move needs to be considered from a multitude of angles to be successful.

Randy's practice is reflected in three segments. First, as co-leader of the Space and Satellite practice, Randy handles transactions from day-to-day matters to the most complex international transactions for industry operators, investors, and technology providers. She has been involved in taking companies public, advising on acquisitions, divestitures, and complex cross-border joint ventures, as well as large satellite system development, deployments, and funding.

Second, as adviser to technology investors and their portfolio companies, Randy has advised on transactions focused on big data analytics, wireless systems, spectrum licenses, artificial intelligence, drone technology, and other innovative technologies.

Third, Randy provides advice to global clients, working seamlessly across borders to develop tailored solutions for the most complex of legal regimes. Randy's transactional and advisory experience spans the most complex of international programs and legal issues across North and South America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East.

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"Randy Segal and Steven Kaufman are both brilliant individual lawyers. As a team they are amazing, filling each other out in a magnificent manner. They bring an extra dimension to legal and commercial advice, great service, pinpointed input and anything I expect from a team of lawyers."

Legal 500 US

Representative experience

International satellite procurement and deployment counsel for Mexsat satellite program.
Corporate, commercial and satellite counsel for earth observation and data analytics company.
Private equity investments in wireless, big data analytics, telecommunications infrastructure and satellite companies.
International procurement counsel for multiple global procurements, including Bank Rakyat Indonesia, Visiona Tecnologia Espacial (Brazil) and Yahsat.
Commercial UAS (drone) counsel in variety of spectrum, technology, and other collaborative initiatives.


  • J.D., Columbia Law School, James Kent Scholar, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar, 1981
  • M.S., Cornell University, 1978
  • B.S., Cornell University, Ford Foundation Grant Recipient, 1977
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Virginia
  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • New York


Mentor of the Year

Space & Satellite Professionals International

Excellence Award

Women in Space

Corporate/M&A (Northern Virginia)

Chambers USA

Telecom, Broadcast & Satellite (District of Columbia), Rank 4

Chambers USA

Media, Technology, and Telecoms: Telecoms and Broadcast: Transactional

Legal 500 US

Technology: Transactions

Legal 500 US

Telecoms & Media

Who's Who Legal 100

M&A: Large Deals ($1bn-5bn)

Legal 500 US

Media, Technology, and Telecoms: Telecoms and Broadcast: Transactional, Leading Lawyer

Legal 500 US