Daniel W. Rucker

Daniel W. Rucker

Attorney Profile

Top Rated General Litigation Attorney in Bloomfield Hills, MI

Hertz Schram PC
 | 1760 South Telegraph Road, Suite 300
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
Phone: 248-494-4486
Fax: 248-335-3346
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • General Litigation (60%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (20%),
  • Securities Litigation (20%)
Attorney Profile

Daniel W. Rucker is committed to helping clients with a wide range of legal needs. As a partner at Hertz Schram PC in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, he works with business and securities litigation, employment law, qui tam (whistleblower) claims, negligence and malpractice, appellate litigation, and criminal defense and forfeiture, among other matters.

Mr. Rucker graduated summa cum laude from Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, Tennessee, where he received a scholarship as a National Merit Scholar and was recognized as the top graduate in history and political science. Mr. Rucker returned to Michigan, where he attended Michigan State University College of Law in East Lansing as an MSU-DCL King Scholar.  He received multiple certificates of merit and graduated magna cum laude. During law school, he worked as a law clerk at a mortgage banking firm, worked in a county prosecutor's office, and performed law clerk duties for a county circuit judge.

After law school and until late 2007, Mr. Rucker served as an attorney-advisor for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Michigan. At the USAO, he worked on both civil and criminal matters at the district court and appellate levels. He is admitted to the State Bar of Michigan, the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Along with his colleagues at Hertz Schram PC, Mr. Rucker serves individuals and businesses throughout Michigan. He is active in community service and has served on the boards of nonprofit organizations.

About Daniel Rucker

Admitted: 2004, Michigan

Professional Webpage: http://www.hertzschram.com/Our-Team/Daniel-W-Rucker.shtml


  • National Merit Scholar, 1997
  • Magna Cum Laude, Michigan State University College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
  • MSU-DCL King Scholar, 2001 - 2004

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certificate of merit in Mortgage Banking & Research Writing & Advocacy at Michigan State University College of Law

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 2007
  • Michigan, 2004

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • The Gideons International
  • Board Member, New Vision Network
  • Board Member, Church of the Nazarene, 2001 - Present

Educational Background:

  • Trevecca Nazarene University, Nashville, B.A. in Political Science/History & Social Science, summa cum laude
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Office Location for Daniel W. Rucker

1760 South Telegraph Road
Suite 300
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302

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Last Updated: 2/12/2019

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