Anthony J. Kochis

PRACTICE LEAD – Litigation

Practice Areas

Our firm is known for its comprehensive and strategic approach to representing clients in complex and adversarial situations. Our highly experienced trial lawyers have a deep understanding of commercial litigation and an impressive track record of success. We have the expertise necessary to handle multi-million dollar business disputes and have a proven history of enforcing contract rights for major corporations in both state and federal courts.

We take pride in being responsive and attentive to our clients’ needs, providing them with outstanding service from start to finish. Our team is well-equipped to handle trials, arbitrations, and hearings for injunctive relief. We understand the importance of building strong relationships with our clients and delivering legal expertise that consistently exceeds their expectations.

We are experienced in complex commercial and business tort litigation, including:

  • Business torts
  • Claims under the Uniform Commercial Code
  • Fraud and misrepresentation
  • Shareholder oppression
  • Temporary restraining orders and injunctive relief
  • Merger and acquisition disputes
  • Automotive supply chain litigation
  • Director and officer liability and derivative litigation
  • Commercial debt collection
  • Sales representative litigation
  • Lien priority disputes
  • Appeals
  • Warranty, recall, and product liability
  • Claims under Michigan’s Special Tools Lien Act and Molder’s Lien Act
  • Probate litigation

Bankruptcy and Insolvency Litigation

Our bankruptcy and insolvency litigation practice combines our deep knowledge of the Bankruptcy Code with the advocacy skills of our experienced litigators. Our clients in adversary proceedings and contested matters benefit from our years of experience in bankruptcy courts across the country. Regardless of the type of litigation, our objective is to efficiently meet our clients’ goals. We accomplish this by pairing appropriate resources with tasks, resulting in client value. 

Typical engagements include:

  • Voidable Transactions
  • Preferences
  • Receiverships
  • Involuntary bankruptcy proceedings
  • Modification of the automatic stay
  • Bankruptcy claim prosecution
  • Executory contract rejection and assumption
  • Sales disputes
  • Assignments for the benefit of creditors
  • Non-dischargeability actions
  • Landlord representation
  • Debt recharacterization and equitable subordination
  • Disallowance of claims
  • Ponzi schemes
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