Gale Dick’s practice focuses on international commercial arbitration and litigation, U.S. and cross-border corporate investigations, white collar criminal and enforcement matters, general commercial litigation, and securities litigation and arbitration. His clients have included domestic and multinational corporations in the financial services, media, manufacturing, engineering, construction, health care, and consumer products sectors; boards of directors and audit committees; individuals; governmental and quasi-governmental entities; and law firms and other professional service providers. Gale has also represented clients in matters involving intellectual property, defamation, and related First Amendment issues. Gale has been recognized in Legal 500’s U.S. guide in its coverage for corporate investigations and white collar criminal defense, securities litigation, and commercial litigation. He was also named one of New York's Super Lawyers for Business Litigation in 2018.
Gale is a Lecturer in Law at Columbia Law School, and was formerly a Teaching Fellow at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, where he focused on media law issues. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration and a former Managing Editor of the World Arbitration & Mediation Report and the American Review of International Arbitration. He has published widely on international arbitration, FCPA enforcement, and corporate investigations.
Prior to joining the firm, Gale practiced for ten years at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP. He also served as a law clerk to Judge Robert D. Sack of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and Judge Eugene H. Nickerson of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. He is a graduate of Columbia Law School, where he was a James Kent Scholar and a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar.
Columbia Law School (J.D. 1998); University of California, Santa Cruz (B.A., with honors, 1986)
New York State; U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
Activities and Affiliations
Member, New York City Bar Association (International Commercial Disputes Committee)
Advisory Board Member, Institute for Transnational Arbitration