Jeffrey Segal, MD, JD, FACS
Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Dr. Jeffrey Segal, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Medical Justice, is a board-certified neurosurgeon. Dr. Segal is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons; the American College of Legal Medicine; and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. He is also a member of the North American Spine Society. In the process of conceiving, funding, developing, and growing Medical Justice, Dr. Segal has established himself as one of the country’s leading authorities on medical malpractice issues, counterclaims, and internet-based assaults on reputation.
Dr. Segal was a practicing neurosurgeon for approximately ten years, during which time he also played an active role as a participant on various state-sanctioned medical review panels designed to decrease the incidence of meritless medical malpractice cases.
Dr. Segal holds a M.D. from Baylor College of Medicine, where he also completed a neurosurgical residency. Dr. Segal served as a Spinal Surgery Fellow at The University of South Florida Medical School. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa as well as the AOA Medical Honor Society. Dr. Segal received his B.A. from the University of Texas and graduated with a J.D. from Concord Law School with highest honors.
In 2000, he co-founded and served as CEO of DarPharma, Inc, a biotechnology company in Chapel Hill, NC, focused on the discovery and development of first-of-class pharmaceuticals for neuropsychiatric disorders.
Graeme Hampton, PhD
Chief Operating Officer
Dr. Graeme Hampton joined Medical Justice in 2004, assuming the role of Chief Operating Officer. Dr. Hampton oversees benefits management and business/sales development nationwide.
Dr. Hampton received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Color Chemistry at Leeds University in England, as well as his B.S. in Applied Chemistry from RMIT University in Australia.
A seasoned veteran of sales and marketing, Dr. Hampton was employed for twenty years by Ciba-Geigy (now Novartis) and Ciba Specialty Chemicals. As Vice President of Sales and a member of the Ciba Global Leadership Team, he planned and implemented strategic business plans as well as sales and marketing initiatives, and successfully led business teams in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
For three years, Dr. Hampton led a business consultancy group, Sales Grower, which serviced pharmaceutical, medical, and technology clients. Dr. Hampton was instrumental in developing marketing strategies that fueled the growth of his client’s businesses.
With his intuitive grasp of customer needs, Dr. Hampton has been effective in developing the services and processes needed to support Medical Justice plan members.
Michael Sacopulos, Esq.
Michael J. Sacopulos is a partner with Sacopulos, Johnson & Sacopulos, in Terre Haute, Indiana. He assisted in developing the critical legal underpinnings of Medical Justice when the company was in its infancy. His core expertise is in medical malpractice defense and third party payment disputes. Attorney Sacopulos joined the Medical Justice team formally in 2004 and assumed the role of General Counsel.
Mr. Sacopulos graduated Magna Cum Laude from Harvard College and conducted his graduate work in Economic History at London School of Economics. He holds an Honor Degree from Indiana University Law School, Indianapolis.