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Segal, Scott H.
Scott H. Segal
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Scott Segal is head of the Policy Resolution Group and founder of the strategic communications practice at Bracewell LLP. He has over two decades of experience across a broad range of policy and communications issues, with particular experience dealing with energy, the environment, and natural resources. Other areas of experience range from healthcare to financial services to trade and manufacturing issues. A practicing lawyer, Scott assists clients with effective participation in the legislative and regulatory processes.

Mr. Segal assists clients with strategic planning and communications in changed circumstances through public-affairs initiatives, monitoring, advocacy and negotiations with the United States Congress and administrative agencies of the federal government. He has testified before Congress and administrative agencies numerous times on matters related to energy and environmental policy.

Well informed on clients' issues of concern, Mr. Segal recognizes that his media contacts are looking for actual, real-world experience on important issues, not just message management. He is an articulate spokesman for Fortune 500 corporations on sensitive and progressive issues such as climate change, energy legislation and regulation, the Clean Air Act and fuel additives. He also is recognized as a reasonable, well-versed spokesman on broader energy and environmental issues and is quoted regularly in the national media, including offering commentary on network television and radio.

Mr. Segal taught law, policy development and communications at the University of Maryland (University College) and at Johns Hopkins University. Earlier in his career, he served as director of forensics at the University of Texas at Austin.


J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, 1989
B.A., summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, Emory University, 1986

Bar Admissions

District of Columbia


District of Columbia Court of International Trade
Congressional Reform Project, Reporter
American Bar Association
State Bar of Texas


Chambers & Partners, Chambers USA, Environment, 2008-2016
"Top Lobbyists" List, The Hill, 2007-2012, 2016
Thomson Reuters, Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers, 2007
Texas Law Review, 1988-1989