Dan L. McNeal

Dan L. McNeal

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

B.A. Michigan State University 1962
J.D. Detroit College of Law 1967
LL.M. Wayne State University 1986


Professor McNeal joined WMU-Cooley Law School’s full-time faculty in 1983 after serving as an adjunct professor teaching Corporate Tax for eight years. Concurrently with his part-time teaching, Professor McNeal was in private law practice with an emphasis on tax issues. Previously, he had been an Internal Revenue Service agent examining corporate partnership and individual federal income tax returns.

In 1986, Professor McNeal earned an LL.M. degree in Taxation from Wayne State University. A member of the WMU-Cooley Legal Authors Society and a winner of the law school’s Stanley E. Beattie Teaching Award, Professor McNeal taught Taxation, Taxation of Business Entities, Federal Taxation of International Transactions, Taxation of Partnerships, and Wills, Estates and Trusts.



McNeal, Dan, "Judicially Determined Public Policy: Is the Unruly Horse Loose in Michigan?," 13 COOLEY L REV 143 (1996). McNeal, Dan and Bruner, Sharon, "Admissibility of Extrinsic Evidence in Will Cases: Michigan Case Law," 7 COOLEY L REV 19 (1990).

McNeal, Dan, "Taxation of Corporate Distributions of Property: The Impact of the Tax Reform Act of 1986," 18 NEW MEXICO L REV 179 (1988).

Book Reviews and Other Short Works

McNeal, Dan, "Taxation of Foreign Persons Disposing of U.S. Real Property," 69 MICH B J 671 (1990).

Other Writings

McNeal, Dan. "Tax Consequences of Distributions Under the Proposed Subchapter C Revision Act of 1985,"(Unpublished LL.M Thesis, Wayne State University, 1986).


Real-World Experience

Specialty: Tax

Courses: Taxation, Taxation of Business Entities, Federal Taxation of International Transactions, Taxation of Partnerships, Wills, Estates and Trusts

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