Detroit’s Butzel Long has announced Daniel J. McCarthy has joined its Bloomfield Hills office as a shareholder. His practice focuses on appellate and commercial litigation for state and federal courts.
McCarthy has experience in appellate litigation and arbitration. He has authored thousands of legal briefs and won many cases in appellate and circuit courts as well as arbitration awards in favor of his clients.
He served as a law intern for the Honorable Richard F. Suhrheinrich, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and later served as a law clerk for the Honorable Marilyn J. Kelly, justice of the Michigan Supreme Court, from 1999-2000. In 2000, he served as a pre-hearing attorney for the Michigan Court of Appeals.
McCarthy has also served as an adjunct professor at the Thomas M. Cooley Law School at Western Michigan University, where he earned his juris doctor degree. He completed his bachelor’s degree at Western Connecticut State University.
In 2010, McCarthy was appointed to serve on the Michigan Supreme Court Committee on Model Civil Jury Instructions, a position he held through 2018.
Butzel Long was founded in Detroit in 1854. It has offices in Detroit, Bloomfield Hills, Lansing, Ann Arbor, New York City, Washington, D.C., and alliance offices in Beijing and Shanghai. It is a member of Lex Munda, a global association of 160 independent law firms.