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Segal  lenor marquis bv 2015

Lenor Marquis Segal is an accomplished attorney with extensive complex commercial litigation experience spanning intellectual property, regulatory compliance, contract disputes, business torts, employment law, export controls, and beyond. She graduated cum laude from New York University School of Law in 2002, where she served as the Colloquium Editor of the Environmental Law Journal and represented clients as a member of the school's Immigrant Rights Clinic. Licensed in North Carolina, New York, and California, Ms. Marquis Segal has experience appearing in state and federal courts, representing clients in regulatory agency and criminal investigations, and conducting internal investigations.  Ms. Marquis Segal counsels clients on litigation and mediation matters, as well as compliance, business, and risk management issues, with a special interest in and emphasis on the challenges and opportunities of e-Discovery.  She also has an active pro bono practice concentrating on representing the best interests of children through defending appeals as a guardian ad litem attorney. 

Awards and Honors

  • North Carolina Super Lawyers Magazine, "Rising Stars", Business Litigation (2014-2016)
  • Peer Review Rating of AV® Preeminent in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Legal Services NYC Pro Bono Service Award (2008)
  • First Place in the New York Law Journal Legal Fiction Writing Contest (2007)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
    • E-Discovery Committee
    • Women in the Law Committee
  • Women in E-Discovery, Assistant Chapter Director (2015-2016), Chapter Director (2016-2017)
  • Triangle E-Discovery Group



  •  “Top Ten Tips of Right-Sizing E-Discovery,” American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Young Advocates, February 2014, on-demand audio, co-hosted with Diane Rupprecht.
  • “One Size Does Not Fit All,” e-Discovery webinar, American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Young Advocates, November 20, 2013, co-hosted with Diane Rupprecht.
  • “Nonprofit Board Service for Law Firm Associates,” New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI), panel, November 12, 2008.
  • “C.I.S.G.: Challenges in Selling Globally,” Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys, CLE, June 3, 2007.
  • NYSBA Annual Meeting, “Practical Skills 101: Life After Law School,” panel, January 25, 2007. 

Prior Legal Experience

  • Associate, Heller Ehrman LLP, 2002-2007
  • Associate, Steptoe & Johnson LLP, 2007-2010


  • North Carolina, 2011
  • California, 2003
  • New York, 2004
  • United States District Courts
    • Eastern District of North Carolina, 2012
    • Middle District of North Carolina, 2012
    • Western District of North Carolina, 2016
    • Southern District of New York, 2005
    • Eastern District of New York, 2005
  • United States Courts of Appeals
    • First Circuit, 2007
    • Second Circuit, 2006
    • Third Circuit, 2016