Daniel D. McLean, Esq.

Daniel D. McLean is a Northville attorney and counselor with a focus on commercial litigation, business law, property law, estate planning, and all classes of contract claims. 

Dan has served on cases involving labor and employment law, contract claims, insurance coverage disputes, and general commercial litigation.  Further, he has experience with transactional matters which include business formation and succession and probate matters including wills and trusts.

Prior to practicing in Northville, Dan served for five-years as a judicial clerk in Oakland County Circuit Court.  During his tenure in Circuit Court, he mediated countless disputes, was involved in more than 150 jury trials, and built the relationships necessary to succeed in the legal profession.

Dan is active in Northville and the Greater Detroit Area.  As member of the Northville Rotary Club he serves others alongside the local business community.  Dan is an active member of the Bar Association, he is a past associate with the Oakland County Chapter of the American Inns of Court, he was elected to the Representative Assembly for Wayne County, he is a member of the Information and Technology Law Section of the State Bar, and was a speaker at the distinguished Oakland County Bench Bar. 

Dan has a wife and three children and is active in his kid’s school and extracurricular activities, including baseball, swimming, and tennis.


State Bar of Michigan
State Bar of Illinois
Federal District Court, Eastern District of Michigan

Professional Involvement

American Bar Association
Oakland County Bar Association
Representative Assembly—Wayne County
American Inn of Court—Associate Member
Oakland County Chapter
Probate, Estate & Trust Law Committee—Member
Oakland County Bar Association
Information and Technology Law Section—Member
State Bar of Michigan

Community Involvement

Northville Rotary Club

Speeches and Conferences

Presenter, “Privacy and the Law in a Facebooking, Tweeting, Googling, Texting, and Sexting World” Oakland County Bench Bar Conference (2011)


University of Detroit Mercy—School of Law
Honors: Law Review—Senior Member
PR Gallagher Moot Court Competition—Best Brief Award
SBA Student Government—Secretary

Prior Employment Experience

Oakland County Circuit Court, Clerk for the Hon. Steven N. Andrews
Oakland County Circuit Court, Clerk for the Hon. Lisa Gorcyca
Kelly Services, Inc.—Global Process Solutions, Troy, MI

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