Dan V. Artaev

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Northville, Michigan
(888) 674-1189

Dan Artaev has extensive experience in the areas of business law, commercial litigation, regulatory & administrative law, licensing, and appeals.  Before joining Fausone Bohn, Dan spent five years as an associate with a suburban Detroit boutique firm, where he represented a variety of businesses and individuals in litigation before the Michigan state and federal courts, as well as administrative tribunals.  Prior to private practice, Dan was an Assistant Attorney General with the Michigan Department of Attorney General's Labor Division, counseling state agencies on labor-related matters and both prosecuting and defending lawsuits on behalf of the State of Michigan.  Dan's current practice focuses on business counseling, commercial litigation, licensing, regulatory and administrative law, and appellate advocacy in both state and federal courts.

Dan graduated summa cum laude from Michigan State University College of Law in 2010, where he was Senior Notes Editor and executive board member of the Law Review.  In 2007, Dan received dual majors in Economics and German magna cum laude from Kalamazoo College, where Dan was also a four-year member of the NCAA Division III men's tennis team.

Dan is admitted to the State Bar of Michigan, the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, the Southern District of Indiana, the United States Bankruptcy Court, and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Dan and his wife, Jessica, live in Farmington Hills, where Dan serves as an elected board member of the Barrington Green Homeowners' Association and chairs the Welcoming Committee.  When not at work, Dan enjoys training for and participating in triathlons throughout Michigan, playing tennis, and golfing.  Dan also is an avid musician and plays electric guitar, bass, and drums.

Areas of Practice

  • Administrative Law
  • Licensing
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Gaming Law
  • Litigation & Appeals
  • Natural Resources (Oil & Gas)
  • State and Municipal Law

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 2010
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 2011
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 2010
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, 2013
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 2017


  • Michigan State University, Detroit College of Law, East Lansing, Michigan
    • J.D. summa cum laude - 2010
    • Honors: Jurisprudence Awards
    • Law Review: Michigan State Law Review, Senior Notes Editor
  • Kalamazoo College
    • B.A. magna cum laude
    • Major: Economics and Business
    • Major: German Language and Literature

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers Rising Stars for Business Litigation, 2015 - 2017
  • Attorney General Rookie of the Year nominee

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Michigan Bar Association, 2010 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Michigan Attorney General's Office, Labor Division, Assistant Attorney General