Daniel Rosenbaum

Daniel Rosenbaum

Visiting Assistant Professor of Law

Daniel Rosenbaum
Contact Info:
Campus: Riverfront Campus
Building: Dowling Hall
Room: 237
Phone: 313-596-0282
Daniel Rosenbaum
Areas of Expertise:
Property Law
Local Government Law
Estates & Trusts
Land Use

Degrees

  • J.D. Harvard Law School
  • B.A. Washington University

Biography

Daniel Rosenbaum is an expert in property law, land use, local government, and estates and trusts. Prior to joining the Detroit Mercy Law Faculty, he held positions as executive director and general counsel for the Wayne County Land Bank, a governmental authority that manages distressed public property in the Detroit region and assists local cities on issues of divestment, land ownership, and development. Professor Rosenbaum has also practiced local government law in the public and private sectors and completed a federal clerkship for Judge Nanette K. Laughrey of the United States District Court.   

Professor Rosenbaum joined the Detroit Mercy Law Faculty in 2020 as a Visiting Assistant Professor. He teaches in both the Canadian & American Dual JD Program and the US JD Program.

Professor Rosenbaum is a native of Chicago and now lives in Plymouth with his partner Taryn and dog Atticus. 

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    Courses Taught

    Property Law

    Local Government Law

    Estates & Trusts

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    Selected Publications

    A Legal Map of New Local Parkland (forthcoming, 105 Marq. L. Rev. ___ (2022))

    Reforming Local Property for an Era of National Decline (forthcoming, 70 Buff. L. Rev ___ (2022))

    Confronting the Local Land Checkerboard (forthcoming, 56 U. Rich. L. Rev. __ (2022))

    Towards Mission Creep: Fragmented Local Governance in the Face of Crisis, 29 J. Affordable Housing & Community Dev. L. 229 (2020) 

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    Selected Presentations

    “The Legal Implications of Vaccine Passports,” National Governors Association, (June 2, 2021);

    “A Legal Map of New Local Parkland,” Association of Law, Property, and Society, (May 28, 2021);

    “A Legal Map of New Local Parkland,” Summer Research Grant Presentations, University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, (May 12, 2021);

    “The Legal Implications of Vaccine Passports,” University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, (April 22, 2021);

    “Confronting the Local Land Checkerboard,” AALS New Voices in Property Law, (January 9, 2021)

    “Public Land in Detroit,” Marygrove College, (August 16, 2019);

    “Introduction to Land Banking,” MMTA Advanced Institute, (May 21, 2019).