Ronald J. Trosty
B.A. University of Alabama 1957
J.D. University of Alabama 1959
M.S.T. Grand Valley State College 1986
As a law student, Professor Trosty distinguished himself by serving as case note editor of the Alabama Law Review. He went on to practice corporate law as a partner in a New York City law firm while teaching Legal Environment of Business as an adjunct faculty member at Pace University.
Professor Trosty has been a member of the Securities Advisory Committee of the Corporation and Securities Bureau, Michigan Department of Commerce; has served as a consultant to the nonprofit corporation subcommittee of the Michigan Corporation Finance and Business Law section of the State Bar of Michigan; and was appointed by Michigan Gov. William G. Milliken as a member of the State Board of Accountancy.
A member of the Cooley Legal Authors Society and a four-time winner of the Stanley E. Beattie Teaching Award, Professor Trosty teaches Business Organizations, Business Planning and Securities Regulation.
Books and Chapters in Books
Trosty, Ronald J. "Michigan," in STATE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP LAWS: PRACTICE GUIDES, ANNOTATIONS, STATUTES, FORMS edited by Michael A. Bamberger and Joseph J. Basile, Jr. Clifton, NJ: Prentice Hall Law & Business; Frederick, MN: Aspen Law & Business (1987-2000).
Trosty, Ronald J. "Michigan," in STATE LIMITED LIABILITY: COMPANY & PARTNERSHIP LAWS by Michael A. Bamberger and Joseph J. Basile, Jr. Clifton, NJ: Prentice Hall Law & Business; Frederick, MN: Aspen Law & Business, (1995-2000).
Trosty, Ronald J. "1983 Cumulative Supplement to Part D," in FEDERAL LAWYER'S MANUAL by Roger A. Needham. Wilmette, IL: Callaghan & Co. (1983).
Trosty, Ronald J. "Part D. Corporations [Chapter D1: Securities Regulation"; Chapter D2: Shareholders' Derivative Suits]," in FEDERAL LAWYER'S MANUAL by Roger A. Needham. Wilmette, IL: Callaghan & Co. (1980).
Book Reviews and Other Short Works
Trosty, Ronald J. Review of MICHIGAN BUSINESS CORPORATIONS by Stanley Siegel. 59 Mich BJ 858 (1980).