- University of Detroit School of Law, J.D., (Cum Laude)
- Michigan State University, B.A. in Economics
- Lift Foundation Board
- Lakeside for Children Board
- Friends of Western Michigan University PAC
- Western Michigan University Center for Disability Services Board
- Northside Business Association Board
- Kalamazoo County Commission
- State Bar of Michigan
- Health Law Section of the Michigan Bar
- American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)
Commercial law advisor Dan McGlinn focuses on helping organizations grow and prosper at every phase of the business life cycle. Dan has advised many businesses and owners on issues of entity formation, shareholder/member agreements and rights, compensation arrangements, contracts, mergers and acquisitions, distributor and sales representative agreements, as well as software and technology agreements. His clients range from start-ups to large and fast-growth companies, for whom he advises on the day-to-day questions and challenges that arise while doing business at the regional, national, and international levels. Notably, Dan is well-versed in the legal needs associated with family-owned and privately-held businesses.
With specialized expertise in representing healthcare providers, Dan counsels many medical practices and healthcare providers regarding their most important transactions. He delivers a deep bench of understanding of HIPAA, Stark Laws, anti-kickback laws, and other regulations specific to the healthcare industry. Dan has written several professional articles on healthcare law.
Clients appreciate that Dan is timely in responding to their needs, provides high-quality work products across everything he does, and completes tasks on time and on budget. He is particularly skilled at identifying and addressing issues his clients may not have considered, a benefit of practicing commercial law for more than three decades. Dan is at his best when helping businesses realize their short- and long-term goals and ROI. He brings timely, practical solutions grounded in legal acumen and business savvy.
Dan also advises on estate planning for individuals and families and succession planning for family-owned businesses seeking to transition from one generation to the next. He is skilled in drafting wills, trusts, durable powers of attorney, patient advocate designations, and other estate planning documents that accomplish his clients’ goals, including funding trusts and tax-sensitive distribution of assets to beneficiaries. He advises on asset protection and helps address the specialized needs of individuals as they age.
Honors & Awards
- Michigan Lawyers Weekly “Leader in the Law,” 2022
- The Best Lawyers in America®, 2024
Posts by or including Dan McGlinn
Kreis Enderle Advises Data and Analytics Consulting Firm in Sale to a Microsoft Azure Consulting Partner
Daniel McGlinn and Janice Roark Peters provide exclusive legal counsel to BlueGranite in its sale to 3Cloud … Continue Reading
American Rescue Plan Serves Up $28 Billion in Much-Needed Relief for Restaurants and Hospitality Industry
When President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan into law on March 11, he delivered long-awaited financial … Continue Reading
5 Things to Know If You’re Named an Agent Under a Michigan Financial Power of Attorney
If you have been named someone’s agent or “attorney-in-fact” under a Michigan financial power of attorney, you … Continue Reading
You Have Received Your PPP Loan, But How Do You Make Sure The Loan Is Forgiven?
Your application for a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan was approved and the first disbursement of much-needed … Continue Reading
Self-Employed Individuals and Independent Contractors Are Eligible For New Paycheck Protection Program Loans
The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) established by the recently passed Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) … Continue Reading
Michigan Unclaimed Property Law: What Business Owners Need to Know
For Michigan companies, finders are not necessarily keepers. Almost any business with customers, clients, or employees can … Continue Reading
Ransomware Attack on Battle Creek Medical Practice Is a Cybersecurity Wakeup Call for All Michigan Businesses
Imagine showing up to your office one morning and finding a message on all computer screens that … Continue Reading
Legal Considerations When Engaging a Caregiver for Your Aging Parents
As our parents age, many of us will face the need to hire a caregiver for all … Continue Reading
What Michigan Businesses Need to Know About California’s Prop 65
California’s Proposition 65 (Prop 65), known as the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, … Continue Reading
Michigan to Implement Standardized Form for “Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment” (POST Form) to Guide Delivery of Treatment Outside of a Hospital for Individuals with Advanced Illness
Often, a patient with an advanced illness and his or her patient advocate or guardian desire to … Continue Reading
Michigan’s Peace of Mind Registry; A Convenient Place to Store Your Health Care Power of Attorney On-Line
The State of Michigan has created a convenient on-line tool for individuals to store their Health Care … Continue Reading
A Stockholder/Member Buy Sell Agreement – An Estate Plan For Your Business
Just like individuals, businesses need an estate plan, except with a business, such an agreement is called … Continue Reading
Common Guideposts That Should Cause You To Consider Updating Your Estate Plan.
I am frequently asked by my estate planning clients whether it’s time to update their estate plan. … Continue Reading
Business Continuity and Transition Plans for Investment Advisors in Michigan
Investment Advisors in Michigan should be aware that both Michigan and the federal government have proposed administrative … Continue Reading
Drilling Down Into Buying or Selling a Dental Practice in Michigan
Over the past year or so, I have assisted at least five dentists in buying or selling … Continue Reading