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Steve Segal

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Steve Segal takes a hands-on, practical approach to business transactions and business and corporate law matters.  Steve’s core practice areas include mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, private equity, emerging growth companies, technology transactions, joint ventures, securities law and general counsel services.   

Steve takes a keen interest in each client’s business dynamics and objectives.  These insights assist in providing services targeted toward achieving his clients’ specific goals. Clients value Steve’s expertise in breaking down and evaluating complex legal and business issues and transactions, providing experience-based, pragmatic advice.

Steve has been lead counsel on hundreds of mergers, acquisitions and financing transactions for deal sizes ranging from hundreds of thousands of dollars to more than $750 million.  He also serves as outside general counsel for most of his clients. Steve’s clients range from start-up to growth and later-stage, as well as institutional and individual investors, and span multiple industries, including technology, health care, food and beverage, consumer products and services, financial services manufacturing.  Over his career, Steve has worked with a number of Fortune 500 companies on some of their most complex and high-stakes matters.

Steve gained experience and honed his skills at several national and international law firms for 20 years.  He started his own firm in 2009 to bring that expertise to clients in a cost-effective, client-centric law firm, which he combined to form Linden Segal in 2017.

Originally from Maine, Steve has lived and worked in the Denver-Boulder area for his entire professional career.  Outside of work, Steve enjoys spending time with his family, growing herbs and vegetables in the summer, and cooking.  As avid skier and road cyclist, Steve is a three-time finisher of the famed “Triple Bypass,” a one-day, 120-mile bicycle ride with 10,000 feet of elevation gain.

EDUCATION

University of Colorado Law School, Boulder, CO
J.D., Order of the Coif, May 1989
Casenote Editor, University of Colorado Law Review

Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
B.A., cum laude, May 1984
Honors in English and American Literature

PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS

Presenter, “Emerging Trends in Majority Voting for Directors and ‘Say on Pay’.” CLE Seminar presented to Securities Regulation Section, State Bar of Arizona. September 2007.

Presenter, “Emerging Trends in Majority Voting for Directors and ‘Say on Pay’.” CLE Seminar presented to Securities Regulation Section, State Bar of Arizona. September 2007.

Presenter, “Majority Voting in Director Elections.” CLE Seminar. June 2007.

Author, “Maximize Price, Minimize Risk: How To Successfully Sell Your Small- to Mid-Sized Business.” Denver Business Journal, July 2006.

Presenter, “Best Practices for Internal Corporate Policies.” CLE seminar.

Co-Presenter, “Executive Compensation and the New Regulatory Environment.” 2003 Annual Employment Law Conference, Colorado Bar Association CLE. 2003.

Moderator, Venture Capital Roundtable Series. 2002.

Presenter, Initial Public Offering Workshop. 2000.

Moderator, Initial Public Offering Workshop. Colorado Software and Internet Association. 2000.

Presenter, Venture Capital Seminar for firm client. 2000.

Presenter, Strategic Alliances for Technology Companies. Colorado Venture Centers seminar. 1999.

Presenter, “The Year 2000 Risks from Third-Party Dependencies.” Colorado Bar Association CLE. 1998.

Co-author, “Splitting Votes in Proxy Contests,” 25 The Rev. of Sec. and Commodities Reg. 89 (April 22, 1992).

Author, “CTS Corp. and the Internal Affairs Veil of State Takeover Regulations,” 60 Colo. L. Rev.189 (1989).

PROFESSIONAL AND COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

Cranmer Park / Hilltop Civic Association, Board of Directors; Zoning Committee and Crime and Safety Committee.  2017-present.

University of Colorado Law School; Law Alumni Board of Directors, 2003-2011.

Sweat Equity Corporation; Founding member of Board of Directors of 501(c) not-for-profit entity committed to raising funds for Colorado’s under-privileged children through endurance athletic events. 2009-2013.

University of Colorado Denver; Instructor, Graduate School of Business, Regulation and Ethics in Financial Markets. 2008, 2009.

Allied Jewish Federation; 2004-2009

Rocky Mountain Children’s Law Center; completed “Triple Bypass,” one-day, 120-mile bicycle ride with 10,000 feet of elevation gain, helping raise funds for charity in 2008, 2009 and 2011.

Colorado Software and Internet Association; 2000-2003.

MEMBERSHIPS

Colorado and Denver Bar Associations