John D. Dale - GableGotwals

John D. Dale

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013
Phone: 918-595-4859

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 Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors for Tulsa Zoo Management, Inc. and has twice served as Chair of the Tulsa County Bar Association's Mentoring Committee.

Additional Information

Areas of Concentration

Banking financial Institutions

Business Restructuring, Workouts & Bankruptcy

Corporate Finance

Construction Law

Health Care

Mergers & Acquisitions

Real Estate

Wind Energy

Commercial Law
Loyola University New OrleansBBA 1999University of TulsaJ.D. 2003
Tulsa Zoo Management, Inc. American Bankruptcy Institute

Case History

Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights — Represented regional financial institution in restructuring $15 million credit facility.
Right of Way and Eminent Domain — Represented energy company with respect to acquiring easements in Oklahoma for approximate 250 miles line in Oklahoma. Commenced condemnation actions for unresolved tracts.
Construction Law — Represented regional general contractor in a lawsuit in federal court brought by a subcontractor claiming breach of contract. Case was resolved in favor of our client.
Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights — Represented three affiliated companies in all aspects of their chapter 11 bankruptcy cases. The debtors had approximately $120 million in secured debt (including mezzanine level lenders). Confirmed chapter 11 plan of reorganization in approximately 4 months from filing date and plan paid unsecured creditors 90% of their allowed claims. 

Office Location

ONEOK Plaza, Suite 1100
100 West Fifth Street
Tulsa, OK 74103-4217
United States

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law
Litigation - Bankruptcy

Other Information

Gender: Male