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Angelyn “Angie” L. Dale Shareholder

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Angelyn Dale has been a practicing attorney for more than 30 years in the Labor & Employment area. She has an individual AV rating through Martindale-Hubbell and is the 2004 recipient of the Earl Sneed Continuing Legal Education Award presented by the Oklahoma Bar Association. She serves as a Senior Adjunct Settlement Judge for the Northern District of Oklahoma and as an Administrative Law Judge for the Oklahoma Department of Labor. Further, she has been recognized as an Oklahoma Super Lawyer in Employment Litigation: Defense and a Top 25 Female Attorney in Oklahoma; has been listed in Best Lawyers in America in Employment Law-Management and Litigation-Labor & Employment; and has been ranked in Band 2 in Labor & Employment Law by Chambers USA.

Angelyn’s representation for clients includes:

  • Successfully defending employers and supervisors in employment-related litigation and administrative proceedings in both state and federal courts and agencies;
  • Drafting policies and procedures for companies’ employment related issues;
  • Advising management and human resources professionals on hiring, firing and managing personnel;
  • Conducting investigations into allegations regarding work place practices and events;
  • Presenting management and staff training in a wide variety of employment related topics;
  • Coordinating large scale projects applicable to the defense of employers and supervisors in various litigation matters;
  • Defending companies and supervisors in general litigation matters outside the employment realm as needed.
  • Conducting settlement conferences, mediations and arbitrations, both as counsel for the litigants and as an Adjunct Settlement Judge or paid mediator.


  • Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law (J.D., 1984) Editor of the Journal of Air Law & Commerce Law Review
  • University of Oklahoma (B.B.A. in Statistics, with high honors, 1981)


  • Oklahoma, 1984
  • Oklahoma Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Northern, Western and Eastern Districts of Oklahoma
Legal Experience
  • 2001 - Present Hall Estill
  • 1991 - 2001 Nichols, Wolfe, Stamper, Nally, Fallis & Robertson, Inc.
  • 1987 - 1991 Law Clerk to Judge James O. Ellison, United States District Judge, Northern District of Oklahoma
  • 1984 - 1987 Doerner, Stuart, Saunders, Daniel & Anderson
Professional Involvement
  • Administrative Law Judge, Oklahoma Department of Labor
  • Senior Adjunct Settlement Judge, Northern District of Oklahoma
  • American Bar Association
  • Oklahoma Bar Association
  • Tulsa County Bar Association
  • Executive Committee and Master for the Johnson Sontag Chapter, American Inns of Court
  • Tulsa Women Lawyers Association
Community Involvement
  • Boston Avenue United Methodist Church, Past Trustee and Member, Race & Religion Committee
  • Member, Gatesway Foundation Board of Directors
  • Past Member, Board of Directors YWCA Tulsa
  • Member, YWCA Tulsa Human Resources Committee
  • American Heart Association Heart Ball Executive Leadership Team
  • Member, Board of Directors, Sistema Tulsa
Teaching/Lecture Experience
  • Lecture: "Settlement Conference Process In Civil Cases: Dispute Resolution In Northern Oklahoma" Lorman Education Services Seminar; December 4, 2001
  • Lecture: "Wrongful Discharge Claims" National Business Institute Seminar; May 2, 2002
  • Lecture: "Preventative Measures"; and "New Review of Current Law On Wrongful Discharge & Miscellaneous Leave Laws" Lorman Education Services Seminar; June 19, 2002
  • Moderator: "Settlement Conferences in the Northern and Eastern Districts of Oklahoma," for the Tulsa County Bar Association, December 2004
  • Co-Presenter, "Work Life Balance Initiatives: From a Large Law Firm Perspective," October 2008 (with Marshall J. Wells)
  • Presenter, "Surviving and Thriving in the Legal World: Creative Tips for the Courthouse and the Settlement Conference Process," Oklahoma HR Conference, October 2014
  • Presenter, "The Employment Law Minefield: How Employers Can Avoid Some of the Most Common Employment Explosions," Tulsa Chapter, OSCPA, May 2016
  • Co-Presenter, "HR Compliance Basics for Small Businesses and Nonprofits," TAHRA, October 2016 (with Stephanie T. Gentry)
  • Keynote Speaker, "Top Ten Most Memorable Mistakes in a Legal Career...and What We Can Learn from Them," Tulsa Area Paralegal Association Annual Meeting, November 2016
  • Frequent contributor for Tulsa World Business Viewpoint, 2016-2017