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Ronald S. Nixon

General Counsel
Phone: 248 619 2585
Practice Areas - Appellate Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Litigation

For over 25 years, Mr. Nixon has represented clients in successfully resolving a wide range of lawsuits, appeals and other disputes. Mr. Nixon is known for his technical excellence, analysis, and litigation strategy. Prominent companies and individuals have relied on Mr. Nixon’s precision and intellect to bring critical litigation and appeals to successful conclusion.

Mr. Nixon’s experience includes controversies involving construction, deed restrictions and other real estate matters, contracts, partnership and shareholder rights, defamation, employment, discrimination and other civil rights claims, and collections. Also, he has extensive experience in franchising litigation, dealerships, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and unfair competition.

In 2020, Mr. Nixon was named the firm’s General Counsel.

Education

J.D., University of Michigan
B.A., University of Michigan

Bar and Court Admissions

State Bar of Michigan
U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee

Memberships

State Bar of Michigan
Former Chairperson of the State Bar’s Information Technology Law Section
Oakland County Bar Association
American Bar Association

Articles

MDHHS Issues “Epidemic Orders” After Executive Orders Overturned, Commentator, Fall 2020
Trademarks: The Importance of Registration, Commentator, Spring 2019
“Multiple Damage Claims in Probate Court,”co-authored with Alan A. May, Michigan Probate & Estate Planning Journal, Vol. 37, Winter 2017
Identity theft rule for businesses delayed again; Commentator, Summer 2010