Richard A. Segal Presented With 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award by the Arizona Association of Defense Counsel
Segal is a Partner and Member of the Executive Committee of Gust Rosenfeld
(Phoenix, AZ) – Richard A. (Dick) Segal was honored Thursday, September 26, 2013, with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Arizona Association of Defense Counsel (AADC) for his outstanding contributions to the legal community and the State of Arizona. Segal is a charter member of the AADC and has helped build the Association into one of the preeminent legal defense organizations in the nation.
“Dick Segal is revered. He is highly regarded by judges and both defense and plaintiff attorneys,” said Craig McCarthy, Gust Rosenfeld attorney and executive board member of the AADC. “He is known for getting to the heart of the matter and never wasting any words or syllables. Dick was my mentor and I learned a lot from him, especially about getting to the point and being brief. Dick Segal is an exceptional choice for this prestigious award.” McCarthy added that judges not only consider Segal to be a good lawyer, they look up to him.
Segal has practiced commercial, insurance, and anti-trust litigation for fifty-seven years and is recognized in the Commercial Litigation category of The Best Lawyers in America®. He has been listed in the Business Litigation category of the Southwest SuperLawyers® since 2007. He is AV®Preeminent™ rated by Martindale-Hubbell®, representing the highest rating in legal ability and ethical standards. Segal served as President of both the State Bar of Arizona and the Maricopa County Bar Association. He is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.
The Arizona Association of Defense Counsel was established in 1965 and is composed of defense attorneys who practice primarily in the area of civil defense litigation.
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