Sarah L. Segal is Associate Counsel, Digital Legal Affairs at Warner Music Group. At WMG, she is responsible for negotiating all digital media deals on behalf of WMG and its artists. Previously, Ms. Segal was an associate in the in the New York office of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher and a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group. Her practice covered both litigation and technology transactions, where she specialized in intellectual property litigation and intellectual property licensing. Ms. Segal regularly represents clients in the media, entertainment, and technology industries, including music executives and studios, production companies, private investors, diversified media companies, celebrities, fashion brands, book publishers, and artists. Her practice also extends into trade secret and data privacy protection.
Ms. Segal received her J.D., cum laude, from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where she graduated with a Concentration in Intellectual Property, Media, and Entertainment Law. Ms. Segal was awarded the Dean’s Merit Scholarship and served as a Notes Editor on the Cardozo Law Review. Her Note, Keeping It in the Kitchen: An Analysis of Intellectual Property Protection Through Trade Secrets in the Restaurant Industry, was published in Volume 37 of the Cardozo Law Review. During her 1L year, Ms. Segal traveled to Ecuador to assist asylum-seeking refugees through the non-profit organization Asylum Access: Ecuador.
In addition to serving on the Associate Board of Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, Ms. Segal was an active participant in Gibson Dunn’s pro bono practice. Her pro bono clients include nonprofits dedicated to revitalizing the New York economy, mobile app developers, photographers, restaurant owners, dance organizations, and performers dedicated to the Circus Arts.