University of Michigan Law School, J.D., Clarence Darrow Scholar, 2019
University of Texas at Arlington, B.S., Psychology Emphasis, magna cum laude, 2016
Michigan State Courts
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
Daniel A. Ruiz is an associate at BSP Law that focuses his work on litigation defense. He represents a diverse spectrum of clients which includes original equipment manufacturers, auto insurers, elected officials, and government contractors.
Prior to joining BSP, Daniel gained experience as an assistant public defender for the Washtenaw County Public Defender. He also worked as an appellate advocate at the University of Michigan’s Criminal Appellate Clinic and taught Business Law and Ethics at the Ross School of Business. Daniel gained additional experience as a summer associate at Haynes and Boone LLP.
Daniel attended the University of Texas at Arlington, where he graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science with a Psychology Emphasis. He went on to the University of Michigan Law School on a full-tuition scholarship and received his J.D. in May of 2019. While at the University of Michigan, Daniel was an Executive Officer of the Latino Law Student Association and the ACLU Student Chapter. Daniel has also assisted with various research projects surrounding privacy law Issues and civil liberties in the digital age.
“The Third-Party Doctrine and Carpenter v. United States” presented to University of Michigan Privacy Symposium (January 2018)
“A Brief Survey of Recent Accidental-Death Insurance Cases” DRI Life, Health and Disability News, Volume 30, Issue 4, co-author (December 2019)
Federal Bar Association for the Eastern District of Michigan, Member
Hispanic Bar Association of Michigan, Member
Oakland County Bar Association, Professional Development Committee, Member
Favorite Podcast: National Security Law Podcast
A huge Star Wars fan
Enjoys attending Renaissance fairs with his wife