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Martin  Segal

Martin Segal

Lecturer, Business Law

(305) 284-4870
Jenkins 317J

Selected Publications

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).

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 for Creditors, Business Strategies Bulletin, (CCH April 1998).

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

Newspaper Column: “Ask Doctor Law”, appears weekly in the Business Monday section of The Miami Herald.

The Business Law Survival Guide (2003); 3rd. Edition 2011
BSL 212 official Study Guide

Managing the Legal Factor – BSL 485 Special Course Supplement  (2004); 4th Edition 2010

Preventative Law for Business Professionals (2005).BSL 485 Text

Teaching and Professional Experience

  • Lecturer in Business Law, University of Miami, 1991 – Present
  • Patton and Kanner Law firm, 1964 – 1987
  • Walton, Lantaff, Schroeder and Carson Law firm, Of counsel, 1987 - 1998
  • Sacher, Martini and Sacher Law firm, Of counsel, 1998 - Present
  • Trial Lawyer and Office Practitioner in all areas of Business, Corporate and Commercial law, as well as Entrepreneurial Ventures


  • J.D., cum laude, University of Miami, 1967
  • LL.B, University of Miami Law School, 1964
  • B.S., Business Administration, University of Florida, 1961


  • Legal Risk Management

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TEL: 305-284-4643
FAX: 305-284-6526
GRADUATE: 305-284-2510
UNDERGRADUATE: 305-284-4641