Dale C. Kerester
Tel: +1 617 742 1500 ext. 104

Dale specializes in business litigation, intellectual property litigation, employment law and litigation, and appellate practice. For over thirty years, Dale has successfully and efficiently resolved complex business disputes through negotiation, mediation, litigation, trial, arbitration, and appeal. As lead trial and appellate counsel, Dale has prevailed in jury and jury-waived cases in state and federal courts in Massachusetts, federal courts in New York and Maine, and arbitration and administrative proceedings.

Dale also advises businesses, executives, and attorneys regarding the negotiation and drafting of business contracts, employment agreements, non-competition and nondisclosure agreements, and insurance coverage matters.

Practice Areas:
Business Litigation
Intellectual Property Litigation
Employment Law and Litigation
Appellate Practice

University of Pennsylvania Law School (J.D., 1986)
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (B.S., cum laude, 1983)

Bar & Court Admissions:
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts
United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit

Seminar Faculty and/or Publication:
Contributing Author: Obtaining, Using, and Protecting Trademarks, MCLE, 3rd Ed. 2017
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education; Business Litigation Conference
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education; Licensing Agreement Fundamentals
Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education; Intellectual Property Licensing Agreement Fundamentals

Professional Memberships:
Boston Bar Association
Society for Human Resource Management

Awards and Distinctions:
Super Lawyer, Top Rated Business Litigation Attorney, 2006, 2008-2017
Melvin Jones Fellow, Lions Clubs International Foundation: “For Dedicated Humanitarian Services”
National Moot Court Team, University of Pennsylvania Law School
Legal Writing Instructor, University of Pennsylvania Law School

Civic and Personal:
University of Pennsylvania Law School Boston Alumni Club
Easton Lions Club; Chairman of Annual Televised Charity Auction (6 years)
National MS Society, Cape Cod two day 150 mile bike ride (13 years)