Dan L. McNeal


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Distinguished Professor Emeritus

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

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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.


Articles (Law Reviews and Law Journals)

  • Dan McNeal, Judicially Determined Public Policy: Is the Unruly Horse Loose in Michigan?, 13 T.M. Cooley L. Rev.143 (1996).
  • Sharon Bruner & Dan McNeal, Admissibility of Extrinsic Evidence in Will Cases: Michigan Case Law, 7 T.M. Cooley L. Rev. 19 (1990).
  • Dan L. McNeal, Taxation of Corporate Distributions of Property: The Impact of the Tax Reform Act of 1986, 18 N.M. L. Rev. 179 (1988).

Short Works

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



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