Ronald K. Blake, Of Counsel

Ronald Blake is a third generation Arizona native.  He has practiced law in the Phoenix area since 1974, when he graduated from the Arizona State University College of Law.  Ron focuses his practice on helping small businesses reach their full potential.  While he has extensive experience in commercial litigation, Ron now devotes most of his time to business and real estate transactions, such as business planning and entity formation, drafting and reviewing commercial contracts and leases, and buying and selling businesses and real estate.  His many years in the “litigation trenches” have provided Ron with a unique perspective that helps him to resolve disputes without going to court.  Ron’s free time is filled with windsurfing, mountain biking, photography, and travel.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Successfully negotiated with major Valley of the Sun cities to create an inter-municipal corporation for the construction and operation of the Valley Metro Light Rail System, a one billion dollar project.
  • Organized a plastics manufacturing business and provided general counsel throughout the business cycle, culminating in a successful sale of the company to a strategic buyer.
  • Assisted a sports technology and information company to grow from a struggling start-up to become the major provider of player performance data and statistics to professional, collegiate, and international teams.
  • Represented seasoned restaurateur in the development of a new franchising concept and negotiated all Phoenix area leases.
  • Successfully pursued commercial fraud claims to trial and won jury verdicts.
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