DALE A. HEAD, J.D.

Dale Head joined The WJF Institute in 2008 as an instructor for the introductory workshop, Client Development and Relationship Management.  Dale has over 20 years of legal and business experience serving corporate and law firm clients in a wide variety of industries and endeavors domestically and internationally.

Dale currently works for Phillips & Reiter PLLC and serves as outside General Counsel for primarily mid-market and early- stage companies.

Before joining Phillips & Reiter PLLC, Dale was General Counsel, Executive Vice President & Corporate Secretary for Clear Channel Entertainment (“CCE”), the world’s largest live entertainment company ($2.8 billion revenue).   Dale served as a member of CCE’s Executive Management Committee and CEO of worldwide legal affairs for CCE and its subsidiaries throughout the U.S., Europe, Latin America, Australia and Asia.  Dale was also a Director of CCE Foundation for the Arts.

Dale was formerly Senior Assistant General Counsel and Managing Counsel for Maxxam Inc. and its subsidiaries, including Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corporation, The Pacific Lumber Company, Sam Houston Race Park, Maxxam Property Company, Palmas del Mar Resort & Casino, MCO Properties, McCullough Oil & Gas, Bering Trading and Maxxam Group Holdings.

Dale started his practice of law with and worked several years for Baker Botts, LLP.

Dale received his Juris Doctorate from the University of California at Los Angeles; Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, from the University of Southern California; and, attended the International Graduate School at the University of Stockholm.

Dale is involved in several community, legal, educational, and charitable organizations.