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Ronald C. Liscombe

Senior Attorney




University of Detroit Mercy Law School, J.D. 2003

Michigan State University, B.A. 1998

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court

  • Eastern District of Michigan

Ronald C. Liscombe assists public sector clients with a range of issues, including public finance and governance matters. 

Ron has deep knowledge of state and local government, having worked in a variety of policy and program management roles prior to joining the firm. He is able to counsel and provide direction to public entities to develop innovative and effective strategies in response to challenging policy issues.

His experience includes advising and counseling two start-up public entities in all general legal matters, including the development of policies and procedures, contracts, and providing advice on Open Meetings Act and Freedom of Information Act issues. He has advised clients on the operational impact of proposed legislation and assisted them with developing strategies to eliminate or reduce potentially adverse effects. 

Before joining Miller Canfield, Ron was the Chief Sustainability Officer for the City of Lakeland, FL, policy counsel in the Executive Office of the State of Michigan, and an associate attorney at a local law firm representing public and private sector clients.

Representative Matters


University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, cum laude
University of Detroit Mercy Law Review, Member
Justice Frank Murphy Honor Society
Dean's Scholarship for Academic Excellence
CALI Awards, International Business Transactions and Constitutional Law

Professional Activities

American Bar Association

Detroit Metropolitan Bar Association

Civic, Cultural & Social Activities

Michigan State Council for the Interstate Commission for Adult Offender Supervision, former Executive Office Representative appointed by former Gov. Jennifer Granholm


Wayne County Board of Commissioners v. Wayne County Airport Authority, Case Digest, 81 U. DET. MERCY L. REV. 391