Richard Segal

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I bring experience, practicality, and a lot of energy to make transformative capital markets transactions smooth, painless and fun.

About Richard

Rich represents high-growth companies, investment banks and institutional investors in equity and debt offerings, with a focus on the technology, life sciences and consumer/retail sectors. Rich also counsels public companies on Securities and Exchange Commission compliance and reporting, and he advises private companies on a wide range of corporate and securities matters.

Since 2019, Rich has completed 120+ securities transactions, including 36 initial public offerings, that raised more than $29 billion for companies, such as:

  • Akero Therapeutics*
  • Alarm.com
  • Apellis Pharmaceuticals*
  • Appian
  • argenx*
  • Arteris IP*
  • Avidity Biosciences*
  • Cardlytics
  • COMPASS Pathways*
  • DigitalOcean
  • Endava
  • ESAB Corporation*
  • Everbridge
  • FuboTV*
  • Karuna Therapeutics*
  • Legend Biotech
  • Morphic Therapeutic*
  • Prelude Therapeutics*
  • The Clorox Company*
  • Verve Therapeutics*
  • Warby Parker*

* Indicates investment bank representation

Rich’s private company client list includes DataRobot, Gopuff, Nasuni, SeatGeek, SmartAsset and Workrise.

Rich also regularly represents investment banks – including BofA Securities, Barclays Capital, BMO Capital Markets, Canaccord Genuity, Cantor Fitzgerald, Citigroup Global Markets, Cowen and Company, Credit Suisse Securities, Deutsche Bank Securities, Evercore Group, Goldman Sachs, H.C. Wainwright & Co., Jefferies, JMP Securities, J.P. Morgan Securities, Morgan Stanley, Needham & Company, Nomura Securities International, Oppenheimer & Co., Piper Sandler, Raymond James & Associates, RBC Capital Markets, Robert W. Baird & Co., Stifel, SVB Securities, UBS Securities, Wedbush Securities, Wells Fargo and William Blair & Company.

Education

Boston College Law School
JD, 2009, cum laude

Dartmouth College
AB, 2005, cum laude

Admissions & credentials

New York

Massachusetts

Rankings & accolades

Chambers USA: Capital Markets: Debt & Equity – Eastern United States - Nationwide (2023)

Chambers USA: Capital Markets – Massachusetts (2020 – 2022)

The Legal 500 US: Next Gen Partner for Capital Markets: Equity Offerings (2021 – 2023)

Massachusetts Super Lawyers: Rising Star – Securities & Corporate Finance (2013 – 2022)