Accomplished First-Chair Litigator Brings Substantial Commercial and Automotive Experience
Varnum is pleased to announce that Louis Ronayne has joined the firm’s Litigation and Trial Practice Team. He is based in the Novi office.
An experienced litigator, Ronayne represents clients in a wide range of business and commercial litigation matters, from high-stakes automotive supplier disputes to suits involving state and local units of government. He has a background in emergency litigation including actions for temporary restraining orders and preliminary injunctions. He also represents clients in a variety of contract and real estate disputes. Ronayne has first chair trial and appellate experience, including before the Michigan Court of Appeals and Michigan Supreme Court.
Following law school, Ronayne served as a research attorney for the Michigan Court of Appeals, then clerked at the Michigan Supreme Court for Justice Brian K. Zahra. He joins the firm from Butzel Long.
“We’re pleased to welcome Louie to the firm,” said Perrin Rynders, who chairs Varnum’s Litigation Practice Team. “His strong legal acumen and wide-ranging industry experience add bench strength to our trial and litigation team.”
Ronayne graduated magna cum laude from Michigan State University College of Law, where he completed the college’s Trial Practice Institute and served as Executive Editor for the Journal of Business and Securities Law. He is a cum laude graduate of Adrian College, where he received his undergraduate degree in Political Science.