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Dale Fresch



Dale O. Fresch is a complex commercial litigation attorney who works to obtain the best possible resolution for his clients’ issues, both in and out of the courtroom. Dale has experience handling multi-district litigation, cases involving Fortune 500 companies and adverse government entities, and cases in arbitration or mediation through JAMS and the American Arbitration Association.

Prior to joining Harper Bates & Champion, Dale worked for a commercial litigation boutique in Dallas on a number of high-profile cases centered on environmental contamination, medical device liability, and the constitutional rights of individuals and not-for-profit entities. Dale guided dozens of witnesses and experts through the deposition process and prepared them for trial as well. Before that, Dale was the chief compliance officer at a debt collection and mortgage servicing company where he worked on behalf of some of the largest financial institutions and investment groups in the country handling corporate responses to state and federal examinations and managing litigation.

Before deciding to pursue a career in law, Dale worked for a number of years in the local TV news industry as a producer, executive producer, and news operations manager.

Career details

Practice areas

Commercial Litigation IP Litigation


  • Dallas Bar Association


  • State Bar of Texas
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas


  • J.D., cum laude, Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2013
  • Editor-in-Chief, SMU Law Review Association
  • B.A., Creative Writing and Film Studies, Purdue University, 2003