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Mark W. McInerney

Of Counsel
fax +1 313.309.6983

Mark McInerney assists school districts with teacher tenure issues, drafting and enforcing district policies, student discipline, election law, business issues, the Open Meetings Act, and the Freedom of Information Act. In addition, Mark represents clients in state and federal courts defending disability insurance and employment litigation claims and serves as counsel on general litigation matters for municipal entities.

Mark has presented on school law issues to or on behalf of the Michigan Council of School Attorneys, Michigan Association of School Administrators, and the Institute for Continuing Legal Education.

Mark has served as the primary drafter of a new municipal charter for a village that completed the transformation to a home rule city and has additional experience drafting ordinances, municipal prosecution, zoning and land use law, and general municipal legal issues and litigation.

In addition to his work at the trial level, Mark has substantial experience at the appellate level, in both the state and federal court systems.

Mark is the author of articles in publications of the State Bar of Michigan dealing with evidence rules and construction issues and has co-authored several Michigan Bar Journal articles addressing amendments to various federal rules. He is a member and former chair of the State Bar of Michigan Standing Committee on United States Courts, member and board member of the Michigan Council of School Attorneys, and the Detroit Metropolitan and Oakland County Bar Associations.


J.D., cum laude, Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan, 1978
B.A., cum laude, University of Michigan, Michigan, 1975


State Bar of Michigan, Litigation, Employment Law, Public Corporation Law and Appellate Law Sections

State Bar Licenses


Court Admissions

U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Michigan
U.S. District Ct., W.D. of Michigan
U.S. Court of Appeals, 6th Circuit