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Dale concentrates his practice in complex commercial transactions, focusing on commercial real estate, asset based lending and project finance. He regularly represents institutional lenders and borrowers in structuring, documenting and closing complex transactions on a national and international basis. A substantial portion of Dale’s practice involves representing tenants, developers and lenders in commercial developments on a regional and national basis, and he has assisted clients in the development of campus housing costing over $1 billion. He also frequently represents clients in business matters involving a wide variety of other real estate transactions, including high-rise office buildings and industrial and manufacturing facilities. He has also worked on a substantial number of international real estate transactions.

Other Info About Dale


Law School

University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1977, with honors

Undergraduate School

Michigan State University, B.A., 1975

Bar Membership

Dale is licensed to practice in the following state:

Kentucky, 1978


Local & National Recognition

The Best Lawyers in America®, Real Estate Law, Project Finance Law, 2000-2019; Louisville Real Estate “Lawyer of the Year,” 2013

Chambers USA, Real Estate, 2008-2017

Selected for inclusion in Kentucky Super Lawyers®, Real Estate, 2008-2016

AV® Rated, Martindale-Hubbell®


Dale was invited to speak at the following events:

Various seminars on real estate lending and development topics for the University of Louisville and the University of Kentucky, and trade organizations such as the International Council of Shopping Centers, the Kentucky Board of Realtors, the Louisville Building Owners and Managers Association, and the Kentucky CCIM Association

Major Publications

Dale was the author of the following publication:

Wrote a chapter on “Use Restrictions on Real Estate” for the University of Kentucky, and he has been on the editorial board and has written articles for a national newsletter, Commercial Leasing Law and Strategy

Firm Committees

Dale serves on the following committees at Frost Brown Todd:

Strategic Planning Committee, Member

Recruiting Committee, Member