Daniel Marchese

Attorney and Counselor (Of Counsel)

Attorney Daniel Marchese focuses his practice in the areas of:


Daniel Marchese has a strong educational background, graduating from the University of Michigan with a degree in English, the University of Michigan with a Masters in Public Administration and a J.D. from the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. He is licensed in the State of Michigan as well as the Western and Eastern Districts of Michigan.

Since he began as an attorney, Daniel has practiced in the areas of Real Estate Law, Landlord Tenant Law, Estate Planning & Probate, Debt Settlement and Bankruptcy, and general Civil Litigation.


Daniel’s specialization in family law and divorce matters is evident through his vast experience and comprehensive understanding of the field. He has handled a wide range of cases, displaying his expertise in various aspects of family law. With an in-depth knowledge of Michigan’s family law system, including relevant statutes and court procedures, Daniel is well-equipped to navigate the complex divorce and family law landscape. As a seasoned trial lawyer, he has successfully tried numerous cases, accumulating over 100 days of trial experience in civil and family law litigation.

However, it is not just his legal acumen that sets Daniel apart. His dedication to helping families in distress is evident in his compassionate approach. He recognizes the emotional challenges that often accompany divorce and family law cases and strives to provide support and guidance to his clients throughout the process. By establishing personal connections with his clients, Daniel ensures that their unique needs and concerns are addressed effectively. Known for his exceptional negotiation skills and a commitment to finding innovative solutions, he has earned the trust of his clients and the respect of his colleagues. Whether it involves handling a divorce with dignity, drafting prenuptial agreements, advocating for fair asset division, or prioritizing the best interests of children, Daniel’s extensive experience in family law makes him a formidable advocate in any family law dispute.

Daniel is an AV Preeminent Peer Rated Attorney and this group comprises an elite group of attorneys who have been rated highly by their peers as having Very High Ethical Standards and an A grade. He has also received over 200 unique 5-star reviews from his clients during his 12 years of practicing law. Furthermore, Daniel has been featured in several prominent publications including the USA Today and has won over 50 national awards for his excellence in law practice.

Some of these awards include, but are not limited to: Litigator of the Year in Family Law, Elite Family Law Advocate, Rising Star by Super Lawyers, Michigan’s Top Lawyers, Nation’s Top One Percent of Attorneys, 10 Best Family Law Attorneys in Michigan, America’s Top Lawyers, Best Attorneys in America, Expert Network Distinguished Lawyer by the Expert Network, America’s Top 100 Attorneys, America’s Most Honored Professional, Top 40 Under 40 Lawyer, Top 100 Lawyer Nationally, Martindale-Hubbell Platinum Client Champion, and the Top 1 Percent Award.

DANIEL IS A strong
communicator who listens

Daniel is a strong communicator who listens attentively, provides clear explanations, and promptly responds to your inquiries. Accessibility and availability are crucial, and Daniel will be responsive and actively involved in your case. Family law matters vary from two parties who agree on the issues and need simple documentation to finalize their agreement, to parties who do not agree on much of anything and will litigate any issue in their case to be adversarial with the opposing party. Daniel is that great attorney who knows how to excel in cases in all ranges of legal complexity, and he understands how every detail in a divorce or family law case matters when striving to obtain the best possible outcome in your case.

Family law cases can be emotionally charged and sensitive, involving issues like divorce, child custody, or spousal support. Daniel strives to demonstrate empathy, understanding, and sensitivity towards your situation, offering support and guidance throughout the legal process.

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