Overview

Jonathan Ajlouny is a litigation attorney who focuses on complex commercial litigation and shareholder disputes, focusing on automotive, real estate, construction, cannabis, and private equity fields.

  • Represents companies, majority shareholders, and minority shareholders in state and federal courts in shareholder litigation, fiduciary duty, oppression, and derivative litigation
  • Represents commercial landlords and private equity/syndications in a wide range of real estate proceedings, including evictions, lawsuits for damages, and judicial sales
  • Represents automotive manufacturers and Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers in supply chain and contract disputes
  • Regularly manages all aspects of litigation including case strategy, oral argument, brief writing, negotiations, and trial. Jonathan has extensive experience in Michigan's Business Courts and the Eastern District of Michigan

Services

Experience

Representative Matters

  • Obtained complete dismissal of a $5 million lawsuit following a three week bench trial brought by a minority shareholder in a complex real estate dispute
  • Obtained an extremely favorable jury verdict for a general contractor, resulting in complete dismissal of all claims against it and a six figure verdict on its counterclaims
  • Served as lead counsel in two seven figure commercial disputes, both of which settled favorably before trial

Prior Experience

  • Mantese Honigman, P.C., Associate, 2017-2020, Summer Clerk 2015
  • Zausmer, August & Caldwell, P.C., Law Clerk, 2016 – 2017
  • Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook, Law Clerk, 2015 – 2016

Clerkships

  • Justice David F. Viviano, Michigan Supreme Court, Judicial Intern, 2016
  • Honorable David R. Grand, U.S. Eastern District of Michigan, Judicial Intern, 2015

Languages

  • Arabic (conversational)

Credentials

Education

Admissions

Court Admissions

Recognition

Awards

Michigan Super Lawyers, Rising Star in Business Litigation, 2019-2022

Michigan Lawyers Weekly, Top 50 Settlement, 2018; Top 100 Settlement, 2019

Professional & Community Involvement

Oakland County Bar Association

Vice-Chair of Programs/Officer, New Lawyers Committee

Committee Liaison and Member, Business Committee

State Bar of Michigan

Business Law Committee

Young Lawyers Committee

Marijuana Law Section

News & Insights

Publications

Michigan’s Internal Business Governance Laws: A Framework for Economic Success, Wayne Law Journal of Business (2019)

Touring the Business Courts, The Michigan Business Law Journal (2018)

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