Daniel E. Collins
Dan has served as Michigan and National Coordinating Counsel for a variety of defendants in asbestos litigation since 1996. Dan has defended equipment and product manufacturers, non-manufacturing sellers and premises owners in courts throughout Michigan. As National Coordinating Counsel, Dan develops a tailored defense strategy for each defendant and works closely with the client and local counsel toward the execution of that strategy. Dan’s work as National Coordinating Counsel has led him to appear in courts throughout the nation.
PUBLICATIONS & SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
Dan has spoken to various groups on the following topics:
• Industrial equipment at issue in asbestos litigation, the maintenance and repair of such equipment, and its proper application
• Developing alternative exposures in asbestos litigation
• Medicare compliance pursuant to Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007 (MMSEA)
Member, Defense Research Institute–
Dan currently serves on the Board of Directors of JARC, a non-sectarian, non-profit organization founded in 1969 by a group of parents concerned about the future of their children with developmental disabilities. JARC is known as a prototype for innovative, high-quality community-based residential and support programs, serving nearly 200 adults in its group homes and various supported independent living arrangements.