Louis F. Ronayne

Louis F. Ronayne is an associate practicing in Butzel Long’s Detroit office.  Mr. Ronayne focuses his practice primarily in the areas of commercial and appellate litigation.

He is a former judicial law clerk for Michigan Supreme Court Justice Brian K. Zahra and research attorney for the Michigan Court of Appeals. 

Mr. Ronayne received his law degree, magna cum laude, from the Michigan State University (MSU) College of Law in 2017. While there, he received several academic accolades, including completion of the college’s Trial Practice Institute, where he was the recipient of the Walter E. Oberer Scholarship. He also served on the executive board of the college’s former Journal of Business and Securities Law.  He received his undergraduate degree, cum laude, in 2014 from Adrian College, where he played goaltender on the ice hockey team. 

Mr. Ronayne resides in Green Oak Township with his wife, Kennedy, and their dog, Maui.  In his free time, he enjoys running and playing the guitar.


  • Michigan State University College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
  • Adrian College, B.A., cum laude


  • Michigan
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