University of Detroit Mercy Law School, J.D. 2003
Michigan State University, B.A. 1998
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.
Counsel to local governmental authority for large public infrastructure upgrade.
Counsel to local government involved in massive debt and operational restructuring.
Represented a local school district in response to a high-profile and voluminous Freedom of Information Act request.
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
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
The Open Meetings Act Chapter, Michigan Public Employment And Labor Relations Law, Michigan Public Employer Labor Relations Association, 2016 On-line Edition (Co-authored with Steven Mann)
The Freedom of Information Act Chapter, Michigan Public Employment And Labor Relations Law, Michigan Public Employer Labor Relations Association, 2016 On-line Edition (Co-authored with Steven Mann)
Wayne County Board of Commissioners v. Wayne County Airport Authority, Case Digest, 81 U. DET. MERCY L. REV. 391