Daniel E. Collins

Daniel E. Collins

Daniel E. Collins


Daniel E. Collins


Dan is the President and co-managing shareholder of the firm. He has spent his entire legal career at Collins Einhorn, joining the firm in 1996. Since that time, Dan has served as Michigan and National Coordinating Counsel for a variety of defendants in asbestos litigation. Dan has defended equipment and product manufacturers, non-manufacturing sellers and premises owners in courts throughout Michigan. As National Coordinating Counsel, Dan works closely with his clients to develop, implement and guide tailored defense strategies; he then operates together with local counsel toward the execution of those strategies. His work as National Coordinating Counsel has led him to appear across the country.

Practice Areas


  • Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University (J.D. 1996)
  • Michigan State University (B.A. 1992)
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
Community Involvement

Dan currently serves on the Board of Directors and Legal Committee of JARC, a non-sectarian, non-profit organization serving nearly 200 adults with developmental disabilities in its group homes and independent living arrangements.

  • Best Lawyers of America®
    •  Product Liability Litigation – Defendants (2020-2022)
    • Mass Tort Litigation / Class Actions – Defendants  (2022)
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)

28 Collins Einhorn Farrell Lawyers included in 2022 Best Lawyers® Lists.

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