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Stephen M. Ragatzki

Associate

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+1.616.776.6317
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+1.586.817.0762
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+1.616.776.6322
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Education

Michigan State University College of Law, J.D. 2017

Michigan State University, B.S., 2012

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

United States District Court 

  • Western District of Michigan
  • Eastern District of Michigan

Stephen works with the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group on various complex commercial and personal litigation matters. These issues include business valuation, preparation for alternative dispute resolution, and trade secret claims. He also works on commercial contractual matters, including breach of contract and research.

Stephen previously completed a federal clerkship with the Honorable Richard Suhrheinrich of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

While in law school, Stephen was the Editor-in-Chief of the Michigan State International Law Review and completed the two-year Trial Practice Institute Program.

Honors

Michigan State University Law School

Summa cum laude distinction

Appellate Moot Court Team, Brief Writer

Jurisprudence Award: Contract Negotiation

International Law Review, Editor-in-Chief

Geoffrey Fieger Trial Practice Institute, Competitive Litigation-Focused Certificate Program, 2015-2017

2015 Intra-school Negotiation Competition, 1st Place

Civic, Cultural & Social Activities

Parish Finance Council, St. John/St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, Member 2014-2017

Teaching

Teach for America, Math & Science, Chicago Public Schools, 2012-2013; Noble Network of Charter Schools; 2013-2014