Dale oversees all legal matters affecting Rolls-Royce businesses and operations in the US and Canada, which includes management of the company's legal team, as well as its company secretariat, ethics, trade compliance, defense security and intellectual property functions. Dale also serves as Secretary to the Rolls-Royce North America Holdings Board of Directors and its Government Security Committee. He joined Rolls-Royce in 1990 as the company's General Counsel and Company Secretary. He is based at the company’s North America corporate headquarters in Chantilly, VA.
Prior to joining Rolls-Royce, Dale was a lawyer in private practice with firms in Philadelphia, New York and Boston, specializing in mergers and acquisitions, financings and other corporate transactions.
Dale is a member of the bar in the states of New York, Massachusetts, Virginia and Pennsylvania and has been admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court. He is also a member of the American Bar Association (ABA), and the American Corporate Counsel Association. Dale currently serves on the Governing Committee of the ABA Forum on Air & Space Law, and has been recognized for excellence in corporate practice by the American Corporate Counsel Association. His legal team was recently named as an Employer of Choice by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association.
Dale received an A.B. in History from Princeton University, a J.D. from Boston College Law School and a Certificate in Management through the Executive Education Program at the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration.
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