Jon Ajlouny is a commercial litigation attorney, specializing in shareholder, partnership, and fiduciary duty disputes. With a robust practice that spans across diverse sectors, including automotive, real estate, healthcare, and the emerging cannabis industry, he brings a wealth of knowledge and strategic acumen to every case.  He has served as trial counsel in bench and jury trials, successfully defending against and pursuing multimillion-dollar claims.

  • Shareholder and Fiduciary Litigation: Jon is adept at navigating the complex landscape of shareholder oppression and fiduciary duty litigation. His proficiency extends to both state and federal courts, where he routinely represents companies, majority, and minority shareholders, ensuring their rights and interests are vigorously defended.
  • Real Estate Litigation: In the dynamic field of real estate, Jon offers comprehensive legal services representing commercial property owners, tenants, lenders, and borrowers, including in construction disputes, eviction proceedings, loan agreements, foreclosures, and judicial sales, providing clients with a robust defense in all facets of real estate litigation.
  • Automotive Industry Disputes: With a deep understanding of the automotive sector, Jon represents manufacturers and suppliers at all tiers in critical supply chain and contract disputes. His insight into the industry’s unique challenges enables him to deliver tailored solutions that align with his clients' business objectives.

Jon’s commitment to excellence, combined with his deep industry knowledge, makes him an invaluable asset to clients facing complex commercial disputes. His strategic approach to efficiently handling litigation and unwavering dedication to his clients' success have established him as a leading trial attorney.



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 several multi-million dollar commercial disputes

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


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

Additional Languages

  • Arabic (conversational)




Court Admissions



Michigan Super Lawyers, Rising Star in Business Litigation, 2019-2023

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

Press Releases


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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