Ralph R. Margulis

Ralph R. Margulis is a partner in the Southfield office of Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss. He is a member of the Firm's Aviation and Financial Institutions Practice Groups, specializing in formation, governance and operation of businesses, financial and financing planning, mergers and acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, transaction structuring and financing and business management. Ralph is the former Marketing Director for the Firm and has served on the Executive Committee.

As the owner of several businesses in industries as diverse as banking, insurance, technology, communication and manufacturing, Ralph merges practical business advice with sound legal strategy.

He is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, a Morehead Scholar and a graduate of the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, where he served as Chairman of the Moot Court Board of Directors and associate editor of the Journal of Urban Law. Ralph has been acknowledged by his peers and by several publications as one of Michigan's Top Lawyers.

Ralph has also developed a special expertise in health care in business structuring, having represented physician practices, physician and physician hospital organizations, as well as ancillary service providers and other healthcare business combinations.

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan
  • U.S. Federal Courts

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan—Member
  • American Bar Association—Member
  • Detroit Bar Association—Member
  • National Aircraft Finance Association—Member
  • National Transportation Safety Board Bar Association—Member