With 20 years of in-house general counsel experience, Randy Segal brings an individual perspective to every matter she handles, both as your outside counsel and as someone who has walked in your shoes. With a focus on satellite, wireless, drone, and technology transactions, Randy provides commercially practical solutions in industries where technological change is ever-present. Randy’s practice often involves multi-level chess games, where every move needs to be considered from a multitude of angles to be successful.
As a result, Randy’s practice is reflected in three segments. First, as co-leader of the Space and Satellite practice, Randy has handled many types of transactions, from day-to-day matters to the most complex international transactions for industry operators, investors, and technology providers. She has been involved in taking companies public, advising on acquisitions, divestitures, and complex cross-border joint ventures, as well as large satellite system development, deployments and funding.
Second, as an advisor to technology investors and their portfolio companies, Randy has advised on transactions focused on big data analytics, IT, wireless systems, spectrum licenses, environmental analytics, wireless proximity analysis, drone technology, terrestrial positioning, and other innovative technologies.
Third, Randy provides “strand of pearls” advice to global clients, working seamlessly with our international offices to develop familiar, comfortable and “right-sized” solutions. Randy’s extensive cross-border experience has resulted in an extensive tool-kit of resolutions for the most complex of legal regimes. Randy’s transactional and advisory experience is both deep and broad, working throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and on the most complex of international programs and legal issues.Joseph Anderson
Joseph Anderson is the Vice President of Operations and Business Development for Space Logistics LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Northrop Grumman. He has more than 30 years of satellite engineering, management and leadership experience including eight years with Northrop Grumman and 20 years at Intelsat. In his current role, Mr. Anderson is responsible for managing the technical, operational, licensing and insurance aspects of Space Logistics’ satellite servicing fleet, as well as business development for commercial and government satellite servicing. Mr. Anderson earned an MBA from George Washington University, an MS in Engineering from Stanford University and a BS in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Minnesota.John Gedmark
John Gedmark is CEO and Co-Founder of Astranis. Astranis builds and operates small, low-cost telecommunications satellites with the mission to bring the world online. The company has raised over $350 million to date, and has a team of over 175 based out of their San Francisco headquarters.
John co-founded and served as Executive Director of the Commercial Spaceflight Federation, the industry association for commercial space companies such as SpaceX, Blue Origin, and Virgin Galactic. As Executive Director, John reported to a CEO-level board of directors and led the commercial space industry’s efforts to privatize flights of NASA’s astronauts to low Earth orbit — in February 2010 President Obama announced the historic decision to use commercial space transportation, a landmark change worth more than $10 billion to the commercial space industry. Prior to that, John served as the Director of Rocket Flight Operations for the X Prize Foundation, responsible for operations of rocket launches in front of a crowd of 20,000 people, including the first-ever public flight of a Vertical Take-off Vertical Landing (VTVL) rocket. John holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Purdue University and a Master of Science degree from Stanford University, both in Aerospace Engineering, with a focus on rocket propulsion.Kevin Reyes
Nearly 40 years in the aerospace industry, Mr. Reyes joined Saturn Satellite Networks in January 2021 and is responsible for all satellite sales and leases. Prior to joining Saturn, Reyes held engineering and business development positions at Rockwell International, McDonnell Douglas, The Boeing Company, Sea Launch, and International Launch Services for both launch services and satellite sales. After the formation of ULA, Mr. Reyes was responsible for all commercial Delta II and Delta IV launch service sales.
Mr. Reyes has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the California State University, Stanislaus; Master of Science degree in Systems Management; and a Master of Science degree in Systems Architecting and Engineering from the University of Southern California.Noel Rimalovski
Noel Rimalovski is a Managing Director at GH Partners, an independent New York-based investment banking firm. Mr. Rimalovski leads the firm’s representation of mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, debt financings, and strategic advisory services to domestic and international clients. At GH, Mr. Rimalovski specializes in the telecom, media, technology, space and defense sectors.
Prior to joining GH, Mr. Rimalovski was with Macquarie Capital, Wasserstein Perella, and Lazard Frères.
Mr. Rimalovski graduated from Tufts College and received an MBA from Columbia Business School.Jeremy Rose
Jeremy Rose is a Partner at COMSYS LLP, a satellite communications consulting firm based in London. Mr Rose is responsible for satellite system consultancy within COMSYS – advising clients on implementation strategy for new telecommunication and satellite technologies, as well as financial due diligence and litigation support. He also manages the firm’s technical due diligence teams, covering both spacecraft and ground segment matters. Since founding COMSYS in 1983, Mr Rose has been involved in many areas of satellite communication technology and marketing, and over the past twenty years has been primarily involved in commercial and market due diligence and expert witness work. Mr Rose also conducts COMSYS’ series of seminars on “Satellite Communications for Non-Technical Professionals”. Public versions of the seminar have been held in London, Washington DC, Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney and Johannesburg, with in-house versions being held for a number of satellite operator, service provider, financial and legal and end-use customers.