Donald P. Segal

Donald P. Segal

Special Estate Planning Counsel

Donald P. Segal

450 New Karner Road
Albany, NY 12205

Telephone: (518) 452-1800
Direct Dial: (518) 608-8538
Fax: (518) 452-6435

Donald P. Segal has extensive experience in trusts and estates law as well as not-for-profit law.  Mr. Segal handles estate planning and litigation on behalf of fiduciaries and beneficiaries as well as all matters pertaining to non-profit and religious corporations.

Before moving to private practice, Mr. Segal was an Assistant Attorney General for 30 years in the New York State Department of Law.  As such, he represented charitable beneficiaries in trusts and estates matters, reviewed mergers, asset transactions, dissolutions and charter amendments of not-for-profit corporations and investigated and litigated matters involving officers and directors of not-for-profit corporations.

Bar Admissions

  • New York, 1981
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York, 1981


  • Albany Law School of Union University, J.D.
  • School of Criminal Justice at the State University of New York – Albany, M.A.
  • State University of New York at Plattsburgh, B.A., 1974

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient, Louis J. Lefkowitz Memorial Award for Outstanding Service from Attorney General Eliot Spitzer, 2001
  • Attorney General’s designee, New York State Cemetery Board, 1996-2001
  • Attorney General’s designee, New York State Life Care Community Council from 1995-1997

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Member, Albany County Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association