Daniel James Ericson

Daniel James Ericson

Farmington Hills, Michigan

Dan is a graduate of Michigan State University with a degree in History, and University of Wisconsin Law School.  While attending law school, Dan worked for UW's Mediation Clinic, UW's Legal Assistance to Institutionalized Persons Clinic, the Federal Public Defender for Western Wisconsin and Dane County Corporation Counsel's Office.  After returning home to Michigan, Dan worked as an associate attorney for a top judgment earning Plaintiff's attorney and as an associate attorney with another well-respected defense firm.

Dan has been recognized as a Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2019, 2020, and 2021 and as a Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in 2021.  He serves as a member of the Governing Council of the Litigation Section for the State Bar of Michigan.  Dan was also recognized in the State Bar of Michigan's Pro Bono Honor Roll in 2019, and he has worked with multiple local organizations to provide pro bono legal assistance to low income individuals.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Law
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Dramshop Liability
  • Insurance Agents and Brokers, Errors and Omissions
  • Construction and Contractors Liability
  • Michigan No-Fault and Auto Negligence

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 2013
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2014
  • Wisconsin, 2013


  • University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, Wisconsin
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Pro Bono Society Membership and Award of Distinction
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
    • B.A. - 2010
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: History