Daniel J. McCarthy


Daniel J. McCarthy


Daniel J. McCarthy

Dan McCarthy has amassed a long list of accomplishments and outstanding results over his long career in the practice of law.

Representing insured and self-insured clients in construction, insurance coverage, product liability, toxic torts, medical and professional malpractice, and first- and third-party automobile litigation, his litigation prowess is respected by judges and attorneys across Michigan, as evidenced by his AV Preeminent Lawyer designation, reflecting the highest possible rating among his peers.

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Practice Areas

Bar Admissions

  • State of Michigan
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan


University of Detroit Mercy Law School
Juris Doctor, cum laude, 1976


University of Michigan
Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science, cum laude, 1973

Professional Groups

  • State Bar of Michigan
    • Master Lawyers Section
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Case Evaluator, Oakland and Wayne County Circuit Courts


  • Frequent lecturer to various organizations on topics including Michigan no-fault law, insurance coverage, premises liability in Michigan, and the roles of defense attorneys and insurance claim professionals in the defense of insured clients
  • Guest Lecturer at Lawrence Technological University for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU) courses

Honors & Awards

  • AV Preeminent Lawyer – Peer Review Rating of 5.0 out of 5.0
    (Martindale Hubbell)