Michael D. Hanchett

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Michael D. Hanchett is an associate with the firm and focuses his practice on municipal law, local government liability defense, and civil rights. 

Mr. Hanchett is a graduate of the University of Toledo College of Law where he was an active member of the Student Bar Association, Graduate Students Association, and Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity.  While in law school, Mr. Hanchett competed across the country for the schools Moot Court team as both a competitor and coach.  Mr. Hanchett also participated in the College of Law’s Legal Clinic, where he represented clients who could not afford to hire private legal counsel.  

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Hanchett gained valuable experience clerking for the Honorable Daniel P. Ryan of the Wayne County Circuit Court, as well as working for law firms across a wide range of practice areas.

Contact Information:

Farmington Hills Office
Phone: (248) 489-4100
Fax: (248) 489-1726

Practice Areas


  • University of Toledo College of Law, JD, 2016
  • Ferris State University, BS, 2013

Professional Activities/Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Detroit Young Professionals

Admitted to Practice

  • State of Michigan