Dale's Profile

Dale practices out of the Firm's Huntsville office where he is a member of Maynard Cooper's Government Solutions and Corporate practice groups.

Dale is a corporate and transactional lawyer specializing in representing in the representation of government contractors and software and technology companies. He serves as the principal legal advisor to business executives providing both day-to-day and strategic guidance on the challenges and opportunities specific to government contractors and commercial technology companies. Dale's clients include large and mid-market companies in the aerospace, defense, and information technology sectors, as well as start-ups and emerging companies.

Dale regularly advises companies on M&A transactions, licensing, data and software rights, cloud-hosted services agreements (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS), joint ventures and strategic alliances, and Other Transaction Agreements. He also counsels clients on regulatory compliance matters, including procurement integrity, organizational conflicts of interest, cybersecurity, and cost and pricing issues.

With substantial litigation experience, Dale has successfully represented clients before the Government Accountability Office, U.S. Court of Federal Claims, Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals, and SBA’s Office of Hearings and Appeals.

Dale's Accolades

  • Mid-South Super Lawyers for Government Contracts (2018-present)
  • Mid-South Super Lawyers "Rising Star" in Government Contracts (2019)

Dale's Affiliations and Civic Involvement

  • American Bar Association
  • Alabama Bar Association
  • Huntsville-Madison County Bar Association Secretary, 2013-2014
  • CASA of Huntsville (Care Assurance System for the Aging and Homebound), Board of Directors, 2009–2016
  • President, CASA of Huntsville, 2016
  • Adjunct Instructor, Sociology of Law, University of Alabama in Huntsville, 2015-present

Admissions

State Bar: Alabama

U.S. District Court: Alabama (Northern)

U.S. Court of Federal Claims

Education
  • University of Alabama School of Law
    • (2008, J.D. cum laude)

  • University of Alabama in Huntsville
    • (2001, cum laude, B.A., U.S. State Department Intern, Amsterdam, 2001)


Friday, November 9, 2018

MAYNARD COOPER & GALE RECEIVES RECOGNITION IN RECENT U.S. NEWS/BEST LAWYERS “BEST LAW FIRMS” AND SUPER LAWYERS LISTINGS

The recently released edition of the U.S. News-Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” positions Maynard Cooper in the National Tier Rankings in 10 areas of practice, including Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Land Use & Zoning Law, Litigation-ERISA, Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions – Defendants, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Mining Law, Patent Litigation...

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

THREE LATERAL ATTORNEYS JOIN MAYNARD COOPER & GALE

Maynard Cooper & Gale is pleased to welcome to its Huntsville office three new attorneys—Dale Gipson, Katherine “Katie” McGuire, and Jordan Hennig. Gipson, a Shareholder, and McGuire, an Associate, are joining the Firm’s Government Solutions Practice, and Hennig is joining the Litigation Practice as an Associate. “We are excited to...

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