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Practice Areas


  1. Litigation: 70%
    26 years, 300 cases
  2. Admiralty & Maritime: 15%
    20 years, 10 cases
  3. Contracts & Agreements: 15%
    26 years, 100 cases

Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • John I. Kittel

    I endorse this lawyer.


    John Kittel Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

  • Jeffry M. Bauer

    I endorse this lawyer's work. I have consulted with Dan on many matters. His analytical ability, skill, and judgment are superior. I highly recommend him for any commercial litigation or commercial negotiation.


    Jeffry Bauer Securities & Investment Fraud Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Butzel Long

150 W. Jefferson, Suite 100
Detroit, MI, 48226-4452


MIActive And In Good Standing198910/08/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Outstanding Lawyer of the Year - 2008Lutheran Attorneys in Witness (L.A.W.)2008
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
shareholderButzel Long1989 - Present
Clerk ExternU.S. District Court1987 - 1988
Association NamePosition NameDuration
First English Evangelical Lutheran ChurchPresident2009 - Present
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Valparaiso University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1989
Valparaiso UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1986
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Annual Terms and Conditions ConferenceTooling Liens2009
2009 International ConferenceManaging Troubled Suppliers2009