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Ronald S. Nixon

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

Since 1997, Mr. Nixon has represented businesses, employers, and individuals in successfully resolving a wide range of civil lawsuits, appeals, and other disputes. His broad experience includes controversies involving contracts, partnership and shareholder rights, defamation, employment, discrimination and other civil rights claims, collections, construction, deed restrictions, franchising, dealerships, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and unfair competition.

Mr. Nixon prides himself on bringing his clients satisfaction and value while finding a way to solve their problems quickly and economically.


J.D., University of Michigan, 1997
B.A., University of Michigan, 1987

Bar and Court Admissions

State Bar of Michigan, 1997
U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1998
U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2009
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1997
U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan, 2004
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Tennessee, 2011


State Bar of Michigan
Mr. Nixon is the former Chairperson (2013-2014) of the State Bar’s Information Technology Law Section. Oakland County Bar Association American Bar Association


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