John D. Dale2018-08-15T10:37:51+00:00


John D. Dale

John D. Dale is a shareholder in GableGotwals’ Tulsa office and is licensed to practice in Oklahoma and Texas. He advises clients on various business matters, including mergers and acquisitions, commercial and contract matters, commercial loans and documentation, and commercial bankruptcy matters. His practice also includes representing healthcare systems, hospitals, clinics and group practices in governance, transactional and operational matters (such as acquisitions, joint ventures, land acquisitions, and construction). In addition to John’s transactional, healthcare, and banking practices, he maintains an active construction and real estate development (including eminent domain) practice by representing general contractors and subcontractors with respect to various construction related disputes and energy companies (including wind) during their planning and construction of projects and litigation related to the same.

John is past Chairman of the Board of Directors for Tulsa Zoo Management, Inc. He has received a Martindale-Hubbell AV rating by his peers and been named as a Super Lawyer and a Best Lawyer in America for Bankruptcy and Creditor/Debtor Rights Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation—Bankruptcy. John is a member of the Oklahoma Bar Association, Texas Bar Association, Tulsa County Bar Association, American Bar Association, and American Bankruptcy Institute.


J.D., University of Tulsa College of Law, 2003

B.B.A., Loyola University, 1999


Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Ratings

Best Lawyers
Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights/Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Litigation – Bankruptcy

Super Lawyers
Construction Litigation


American Bankruptcy Institute
American Bar Association
Tulsa County Bar Association
Oklahoma Bar Association
Texas Bar Association