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Dale Smith’s practice focuses on finance, energy and real estate matters. A member of the electric and gas utility industry for more than a decade, Dale now uses that knowledge when helping clients navigate through their corporate needs. His finance and banking experience includes the representation of both lending institutions and borrowers in all types of secured and unsecured credit transactions, including syndicated and structured finance transactions, project finance, letter of credit, working capital, ABL, exploration and production reserve base facilities, workouts and restructurings and DIP and bankruptcy exit financings. Dale represents energy industry clients in a broad range of transactions, including the purchase and sale of hydrocarbons, oil and gas properties, gas processing plants, production and storage facilities and pipeline systems, as well as negotiating and drafting many types of transactional agreements including leases; farmout and participation agreements; seismic and license agreements; drilling and other service contracts; operating agreements; gas, crude and natural gas liquid gathering, transportation, processing, storage and fractionation agreements; power purchase agreements; off-take agreements; engineering, procurement and construction contracts; and operation and maintenance agreements.