Patrick K. McGlinn

Patrick K. McGlinn

Farmington Hills, Michigan
248-553-9107 (Litigation Fax)
248-553-7944 (Corporate Fax)

Patrick McGlinn is a well-experienced attorney, who represents insurance carriers and their insureds in courts across Michigan.

Patrick is a graduate of Wayne State University (B.A. 1990) and the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law (J.D. 1994).  He is admitted to practice in Michigan (1994), U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (1994), U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan (2000), and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals (2001).  He has been a member of the Michigan Bar since 1994.

Before joining the Schwartz Law Firm, Patrick worked as a litigation attorney in one of Michigan's largest defense law firms, as an in-house litigation counsel with one of the nation's largest insurance carriers, as a senior associate counsel for Michigan's legal ethics watchdog, and as an adjunct professor at a law school in Detroit.

In his spare time, Pat enjoys jogging, hiking and spending time with his wife, son and 3 dogs.

Areas of Practice

  • Insurance Defense
  • Michigan No Fault Defense
  • Civil Litigation
  • Professional Ethics

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan, 2001
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2003


  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, Detroit, Michigan
    • J.D.
  • Wayne State University
    • B.A.
    • Major: Politcal Science and Sociology

Published Works

  • AGC/JTC Practice Pointer - Failure to Answer Requests for Investigation and Complaints, 92 Mich. B.J. 67 (2013), 2013

Representative Clients

  • USAA Casualty Insurance
  • State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company (past)
  • Farmer's Insurance Company (past)


  • Professional Responsibility , UDMercy Law School, 2006 - 2013
  • Prosecutorial Ethics, UDMercy Law School, 2010 - 2011

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan, Member, 1994 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Julie A. Taylor & Associates , Attorney, 2016 - 2018
  • Hewson & Van Hellemont, Attorney, 2014 - 2016
  • Michigan Attorney Grievance Commission, Senior Associate Counsel, 1996 - 2014


  • English