DLA Piper hires Karl Dial to its litigation practice in Dallas

DLA Piper has announced that Karl Dial will join the firm’s litigation practice as a partner in the Dallas office.

Dial is a trial lawyer who handles complex business and commercial litigation. He represents directors and officers in securities class actions, derivative cases and proxy solicitation claims.

A CPA, he also has significant experience representing accounting, consulting and law firms in defence of professional negligence, malpractice and breach-of-duty litigation. He has tried trade secrets and intellectual property cases as well, and handles arbitrations in addition to general commercial litigation work.

Dial, who joins DLA Piper from Norton Rose Fulbright, is licensed to practise in New York and Texas and is board certified in civil trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He has 30 years of litigation experience throughout the US and has tried more than 40 complex civil cases.