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Berkeley Law JD 1997
University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall)
Stanford University, A.B. Spanish Literature 1990
Dale Freeman has over twenty years of experience in corporate, commercial and securities law. He has represented clients in a wide array of industries including medical device and drug discovery, media, consumer products, software and three-dimensional mapping. Dale has represented companies from their initial formation through exit (M&A and IPO) while helping them at each stage along the way (financing (equity and debt), licensing, distribution of products and the like).
Dale is active in the firm’s business practice, including Corporate & Business Transactions, Corporate Law, Outside General Counsel, Intellectual Property, Real Estate and International. Dale’s fluency in the Spanish language is a particular strength that allows him to contribute to the firm’s representation of clients based outside of the United States, and working as part of the ABL, (Alliance of Business Lawyers), a global network of law firms serving clients throughout
In his practice as outside general counsel to his clients, Dale prides himself on taking a practical approach that keeps his client’s vision and business objective at the forefront while working through the legal challenges of the most complex transactions. This approach has enabled Dale to support large and small clients in successful outcomes throughout his career.
Dale graduated from “Berkeley Law” (then known as “Boalt Hall”) in 1997, serving as the Managing Editor of the California Law Review. Dale graduated from Stanford University (with honors) in 1990. He started his career at Jackson, Tufts, Cole & Black, and was a partner at each of Reed Smith and DLA Piper before working for a decade as a solo practitioner under the name, Berkeley Business Law.
Dale is active in the East Bay community, having served on the boards of directors of several Berkeley-area non-profits such as the ACC Mavericks, Inc. soccer club, Albany Little League and the Jewish Community Center of the East Bay. A life-long East Bay resident, Dale likes to find good eats in between his kids’ soccer games.