Rick Delonis has represented small to large sized businesses in litigation matters in state and federal trial courts, appellate courts and arbitration. In addition to his litigation experience, Mr. Delonis has counseled clients in entity formation and organization, joint ventures, management, operations, commercial transactions, dispute resolution and dissolution. He has served as general counsel to a number of businesses in metro Detroit.
As an entrepreneur, he has helped start up companies in the health and fitness industry, and has served as the companies' vice president and assistant director of operations.
Additionally, in the entertainment field, he has negotiated and prepared television production agreements, and associated licensing and merchandising contracts. He also helped to establish and serves on the Board of Directors of the Axis Music Foundation, a charitable organization that provides aspiring musicians the opportunity to showcase their talents at musical venues and community events around the metro Detroit area. He currently acts as an adviser, business consultant, and management partner to a group of companies in the music industry.
Mr. Delonis is a member of the Business Law, Litigation, Real Estate Law, and Arts, Entertainment and Sports sections of the State Bar of Michigan. He is a member of the Commercial Litigation Committee and Nonprofit Corporations Committee of the Business Law section, and was recently appointed to serve as an Advisor to the Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee of the State Bar.
Licensed since 1993
Hourly ($195-250/hour), Fixed (Sometimes)
Cash, Check, Credit Card
|MI||Active And In Good Standing||1993||06/27/2015|
|Partner||Szura & Delonis PLC||2009 - Present|
|Senior Associate/Managing Attorney||McAlpine & Associates, P.C.||2004 - 2009|
|Partner||Williams Mullen Clark & Dobbins||2001 - 2004|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Community Associations Institute||Member||N/A|
|State Bar of Michigan, Unauthorized Practice of the Law Committee||Advisor||N/A|
|State Bar of Michigan, Business Law Section||Member||N/A|
|State Bar of Michigan, Litigation Section||Member||N/A|
|State Bar of Michigan, Real Property Law Section||Member||N/A|
|State Bar of Michigan, Business Law Section, Commercial Litigation Committee||Member||N/A|
|Wayne State University Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1992|
|University of Michigan||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1988|