Wayne S. Segal is a Member and Manager of Dawda Mann. His practice is concentrated in the areas of banking and real estate law.

Mr. Segal has extensive experience representing banks in investment, acquisition, development, and construction financing of shopping centers, office buildings, industrial buildings and other commercial and residential properties. In addition, Mr. Segal has substantial experience in middle market loan transactions as well as commercial and real estate workouts and restructures.

Mr. Segal represents local, regional, and national builders and developers in single-family and multi-family residential projects. He also has considerable experience representing retail, office, and commercial developers in acquisitions, financing, construction, development, and leasing transactions.

Mr. Segal is also regularly involved, on behalf of his clients, in the creation and structuring of corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies.

Mr. Segal earned his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Minnesota Law School in 1994. He received his B.A., with honors, from James Madison College at Michigan State University in 1991.

Mr. Segal is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, American Bar Association, the Real Property Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan, and the Turnaround Management Association.

Wayne S. Segal


University of Minnesota Law School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1994 J.D. Honors: Cum Laude

Michigan State University, 1991 B.A. Honors: With Honors


Building Industry Association for Southeastern Michigan

International Council of Shopping Centers

Oakland County Bar Association

State Bar of Michigan

Turnaround Management Association

Honors And Awards

Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America©, Real Estate Law, 2023

Top Lawyer: Real Estate Law – DBusiness, 2020

Top Lawyer: Banking and Financial Service Law – DBusiness, 2013-2020

Selected to Michigan Super Lawyers list – 2007-2020

Peer Review Rated – LexisNexis/Martindale-Hubbell®

Listed in Leading Lawyer: Corporate Finance Law, Creditor’s Rights/Commercial Collections Law, Real Estate: Commercial & Finance, and Secured Transactions Law – Since 2014