Daniel F Burkhart

Daniel F. Burkhart


Education & Credentials


John Carroll University

B.S., 2010

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law

J.D., 2015
  • Magna Cum Laude
  • University of Detroit Mercy Law Review, Executive Editor
  • Frank Murphy Honor Society
  • Tutorial Assistant: Civil Procedure
  • Dean’s Academic Scholarship

Bar Admission

  • Michigan

Prominent Assignments

Represents agents and lenders in a wide variety of loan origination transactions, including asset-based credit facilities, multibank credit facilities, and participations.

Represents sellers and purchasers in connection with corporate and real estate acquisitions and dispositions.

Counsel to agent in connection with acquisition financing of a major automotive manufacturer.

Counsel to trade finance company in its cross-border acquisition of leading asset-based lender and restructuring of syndicated loan facility.

Counsel to municipality in its acquisition and annexation of real estate for a significant economic development initiative.

Counsel to lender in connection with workout of multiple loans to food and beverage manufacturer, resulting in large note sale transaction.

Professional Involvement

  • State Bar of Michigan

Community Involvement

  • Ss. Peter and Paul Warming Center
  • H.E.L.P. Legal Aid Clinic


  • Plante Moran, PLLC, Senior Consultant
  • Los Angeles Superior Court, Judicial Law Clerk


  • Author, Michigan Enacts New Qualified Dispositions in Trust Act, Michigan Bar Journal, March 2018, Volume 97, No. 3

  • Author, Agree to Disagree: The Circuit Split on the Definition of "Arbitration", 92 U. DET. MERCY L. REV. 57 (2015)

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