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Donovan Cheff McCarty

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+1.313.496.7905
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+1.313.963.6420
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+1.248.765.5934
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+1.313.496.7500
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Education

University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 2015

Loyola Marymount University, B.A., 2010

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Donovan McCarty advises public entities on a range of matters relating to public law and finance, including municipal infrastructure improvements, school finance, and economic development initiatives. He also works on public-private partnerships helping clients develop financing strategies that enable valuable economic growth while enriching communities. 

Donovan also has a very active pro bono practice, working with various non-profit organizations, startups, and small businesses to incorporate their companies and structure their plans for business development and growth. He works with the Osborn Business Association and the Small Business Legal Academy regularly to provide corporate legal advice and support to entrepreneurs in under-served communities. 

Prior to joining Miller Canfield, Donovan clerked for the Honorable George Caram Steeh of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. 

Honors

Michigan Law Review: Executive Editor, First Impressions

University of Michigan Cohn Fellowship

Civic, Cultural & Social Activities

Michigan Legal Services

United Community Housing Coalition

Metropolitan Organizing Strategy Enabling Strength (MOSES)