Dale R. Kuykendall

Principal and Office Litigation Manager

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Dale R. Kuykendall


Dale R. Kuykendall is a principal and the office litigation manager for the Sacramento, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice focuses on advising and counseling employers in the hiring, supervision and termination of employees.

In addition to his advice and counsel practice, Dale has successfully litigated a wide variety of employment cases through trial, including claims of unfair competition, breach of contract, discrimination, harassment and wrongful termination.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis in 2006, Dale was the managing partner of a government and administrative law firm in Sacramento and also served as a labor law advisor to the California Chamber of Commerce, the state’s largest employer association.

Dale is a frequent speaker on employment topics before business and employer associations and frequently presents seminars on behalf of the firm. He also regularly conducts in-house training for the firm’s clients.

While attending law school, Dale participated in moot court and was a member of the law review. As an undergraduate, he was elected to the Phi Alpha Theta and Pi Sigma Alpha honor societies. He also received a departmental award in political science.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • California Chamber of Commerce, Labor Law Advisor (1994-2006)
  • Sacramento County Bar Association
  • Sacramento County Superior Court, Judge Pro Tem (1998-2006)
  • State Bar of California