Daniel Ferency draws on his Title IX experience in a university environment to conduct impartial, respectful investigations related to allegations of sexual misconduct.
Staff Attorney, Lakeshore Legal Aid
Title IX Investigator, University of Michigan
Wayne State University Law School, J.D.
Western Michigan University, B.A. (English and Philosophy)
Daniel Ferency conducts impartial, respectful investigations related to allegations of sexual harassment sexual assault, stalking, and interpersonal violence.
Daniel’s legal career includes extensive litigation experience in sensitive civil law matters in Michigan's trial and appellate courts, as well as work involving vulnerable families and victims of domestic and sexual violence.
He previously served as a Title IX investigator at the University of Michigan where he conducted dozens of civil rights investigations involving students and staff, ensuring all parties were treated with sensitivity and respect. His role included interviewing the parties and witnesses, identifying and collecting documentary and electronic evidence, and determining whether the university policies were violated. As part of this work, he regularly engaged with the Office of the General Counsel, the Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Center, staff from the Office of Student Life, and campus and local law enforcement agencies.
Earlier in his career, Daniel worked in the Solution Oriented Domestic Violence Prevention Courtroom at the Third Circuit Court in Wayne County, Michigan, where he interviewed survivors of domestic and sexual violence, developed the policies and procedures of the court, and ensured compliance with applicable state and federal law.
Daniel has also been published on matters relating to interpersonal violence in the Michigan Family Law Journal.