Joel Segal (sports agent)

Joel Segal
Alma materGeorge Washington University, Hofstra Law School
OccupationSports agent
Years active27

Joel Segal is an American sports agent and the CEO of SPORTFIVE Americas. He graduated magna cum laude from George Washington University where he was inducted into the George Washington University Sports Executives Hall of Fame in 2011.[1] Segal graduated from Hofstra Law School.[1]

Segal has been named to USA Today's "The NFL's 100 Most Important People" list, [2] Forbes "World's Most Powerful Sports Agents" list,[3] and named one of the "Most Powerful Sports Agents" by Sports Business Journal.[4]


Segal ran a private practice and later became President of Football and President of Team Sports for Lagardère Sports in May 2016.[5] In 2020, Lagardere Sports was rebranded as SPORTFIVE.

Segal has negotiated billions of dollars in NFL contracts for a formidable list of players, recently negotiating record setting deals for Khalil Mack of the Chicago Bears and Christian McCaffrey of the Carolina Panthers, while also representing multiple first round draft picks for 14 consecutive years..[6]

With over 25 years of experience representing NFL players, Segal has built one of the largest practices in the league.[7][8] His list of clients includes many first-round draft picks, pro bowlers, and other notable players.[3][9][10][8][11][12][13]