Dale A. Stalf

Dale A. Stalf

Dale Stalf heads the firm's Litigation Practice Area and focuses his practice on the representation of small and medium-sized businesses and individuals in state and federal lawsuits involving breach of contract, construction defects, products liability, restrictive covenants, employment practices, violations of the Consumer Sales Practices Act, insurance coverage issues and business torts.  He also regularly represents individuals who have suffered personal injury, wrongful death or other damages in accidents or as a result of professional negligence. Dale is licensed to practice in Ohio and Kentucky.

Dale has been included on the Ohio Super Lawyers® list by Law & Politics magazine for Business Litigation since 2009, on the Top 50 Cincinnati Super Lawyers® list every year since 2012 and on the Top 100 Ohio Super Lawyers® list in 2014, 2018 and 2019.

Dale has also been recognized by The Best Lawyers in America© in Commercial Litigation every year since 2013 and in Litigation – Construction every year since 2017. The 2019 list also recognized Dale for Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs and he was named 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” in Cincinnati for Litigation - Construction."

Prior to law school, Dale served as a platoon leader in the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). After receiving his law degree, Dale served in the Army Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) Corps in Germany and at The Pentagon.

Dale lives in Western Hills with his wife Tammy. They have four children and eight grandchildren. In his spare time, Dale plays saxophone in Santa's Goody Bag Band, which brings "the music of Christmas to Cincinnati all year long" and raises money for a number of children's charities.



Memberships and Affiliations

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
    • Board of Trustees (2008-2012)
    • Chair, Professionalism Committee (2008-2012)
    • Chair, Veterans and Military Law Committee (2014-2016)
  • Cincinnati Bar Foundation
    • Board of Trustees (2012-present)
      • Vice President (2018 – present), Treasurer (2016 – 2018) and Secretary (2014 – 2016).