Martin  Segal

Martin Segal

Lecturer, Business Law

Research Interests

Academic Mentoring Program - Student Research Semester Projects

Featured Publications

  • Law Review Articles Published:
    Assignment of Non-Competition Covenants, 17 UM Law Review 196 (1962).

    Duty of a Liability Insurer to Settle within Policy Limits, 17 UM Law Review 557 (1963).

    Joint Adventures - Sharing of Losses, 18 UM Law Review 429 (1963).

    Other Law Articles Published:

    Magazine Articles Published:
    Florida Expands Intoxication liability to Employer Social Hosts, Florida Bar Quarterly, (Jan. 1995, Vol. VII, No.2).

    Unhappy Hour: Signals are Mixed on Employer Liability for Injuries Caused by Drunk Drivers, ABA Journal, (May 1995, p.56).

    To Foresee or Not to Foresee? Problems in Enforcing Pre-Existing Duty Promises, Florida Bar Quarterly, (Dec. 1996, Vol. IX, No.2).

    Equalizing the Competition: Covenants that Restrain Trade are Enforceable when Reasonable, ABA Journal, (April 1997, p.80).

    Reasonable contracts in Restraint of Trade are Enforceable, Business Strategies Bulletin,
    (CCH May 1997).

    Poor Prognosis: Medical Releases may not have long to live as Malpractice Shields, ABA Journal (August 1997, p.74).

    Debt Settlement: Discord and Dissatisfaction/or Creditors, Business Strategies Bulletin, (CCH April 1998).

    Unloading Debts: Reduced Amount Payments can leave Creditors High and Dty, ABA Journal (Jan. 1999, p.83).


    Books Published:

    Segal, M. Florida Real Estate Tax Certificates (a financial bonanza) (1976).

    Segal, M. The Guru Is You (how to play and win the 2ame or life) (1985).

    Segal, M. Peelin2 the Sweet Onion (unlayering the veils or identity and existence) (1990).

    Segal, M. Blame it on the Buddhi ts (and other stories) (1993).

    Segal, M. The Business Law Survival Guide (2003) 5th Edition 2015/16

    Segal, M. Managing the Legal Factor - BSL 485 Special Course Supplement (2004), 2nd Edition 

    Segal, M. Preventative Law for Business Professionals (2008), 2nd Edition 2017/18 BSL 485 text

     

    Newspaper Column: "Ask Doctor Law", appeared montly in Business Monday Section Miami Herald (2005 to 2012)

    ASKDOCTORLAW (Tm) Blog - https://askdoctorlaw.wordpress.com

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Lecturer, Business Law, University of Miami Business School, 1991 - present
  • P.A, Martin E. Segal, 1964 - present
  • Columnist, Ask Doctor Law - Miami Heralds' "Business Monday", 2005 - 2012
  • Of counsel , Sacher, Martini & Sacher Lawfirm, 1998 - 2012
  • Of counsel, Walton, Lantaff, Schroeder & Carson Lawfirm, 1987 - 1998
  • Columnist, Visions Magazine, 1990 - 1995
  • Patton & Kanner Lawfirm, 1964 - 1987
  • Editorial Law Review, University of Miami , 1962 - 1963
  • Admitted Florida. New York and Colorado Bars

Specialties

  • BSL 212 Introduction to Business Law
  • BSL 213 Business Organizations
  • BSL 301 Commercial Paper
  • BSL 333 Real Estate Law
  • BSL 412 / 612 International Law
  • BSL 485 Managing the Legal Factor
  • BSL 575 Advanced Business Law
  • BSL 616 Securities Regulation
  • BSL 695 Legal Implications of Executive Decision Making
  • BSL 694 Real Estate Law
  • BUS 202 Intro. To Legal Environment of Business

Degrees

  • LL.B, University of Miami Law School, 1967
  • B.S.B.A., University of Florida, 1961

Honors and Awards

  • American Registry - America's Most Honored Professionals, 2016
  • The Florida Bar (50th year membership award), 2014
  • Martindale - Hubbell: AV Highest Rating Legal Ability & Ethical Standards, 2013
  • Martindale - Hubbell: AV Preminent Attorney 40th year, 2013
  • UM Ethics Society Award, 2007
  • Golden Key International Honour Society, 2005
  • University of Miami Business School - Excellence in Teaching, 1993, 1998

Clubs

  • American Bar Association
  • Miami - Dade County Bar Association
  • Phi Delta Kappa
  • Wig & Robe Honor Society
  • Assoc. Trial Lawyers of American
  • Who's Who in American Law
  • The Author's Guild
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