Daniel D. McLean is a Northville attorney and counselor with a focus on commercial litigation.  As a sole-practitioner, including business law and litigation, 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 forming his law firm, 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 involved with the Oakland County Chapter of the American Inns of Court, he is a member of the Information and Technology Law Section of the State Bar, and has been asked to present at the Oakland County Bench Bar. 

Dan has a wife and two children and is active in his kid’s school and extracurricular activities, including T-ball, swimming, and dance class.


State Bar of Michigan

State Bar of Illinois

Federal District Court, Eastern District of Michigan

Professional Involvement

American Bar Association

Oakland County Bar Association

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 

© Law Offices of Daniel D. McLean, PLC 2011