- Emory University, B.A. (Economics 2002)
Rishi Sehgal joined Romano Law as Special Corporate Counsel and brings 15 years of experience in corporate, commercial and sports law practice. Rishi began his career with King & Spalding LLP and Goodwin Procter before moving in house to the North American Soccer League (NASL) and then Mile High Labs. At both King & Spalding and Goodwin, Rishi worked in the general corporate practice areas with exposure to M&A, real estate acquisitions and leasing, and partnership structuring.
At the NASL, Rishi led all in-house legal activities including corporate governance, intellectual property, employment matters and commercial activity spanning sponsorship, licensing and broadcasting. In addition to his role with Romano Law, Rishi continues to serve as the Interim Commissioner and General Counsel of the NASL. At Mile High Labs, Rishi served as the Managing Director of a business unit specializing in the production of consumer packaged goods featuring cannabidiol (CBD).
Rishi obtained his J.D. from American University – Washington College of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Emory University. Rishi also obtained a Masters in International Sports Law (LL.M.) from the Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economia in Madrid, Spain after which he moved to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to work with Bichara e Motta Advogados (then RBMF Advogodos), one of the pre-eminent sports and entertainment practices in all of South America.
Outside of the law, Rishi enjoys spending time with his wife and two boys, playing soccer and tennis and exploring innovations in technology that bring the world closer together.