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Anthony J. Kochis

PRACTICE LEAD  – Litigation

Anthony J. Kochis | Wolfson Bolton Kochis PPLC

Anthony J. Kochis

PRACTICE LEAD  – Litigation

Anthony’s practice focuses on commercial litigation, bankruptcy and insolvency, business disputes, and automotive supply chain issues.

Anthony has successfully represented Fortune 10 companies to closely-held businesses and individuals in state, federal, and out-of-court matters involving complex and diverse litigation matters.

Judicial intern to the Hon. Robert H. Cleland, United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, 2007.

  • Wayne State University Law School, J.D.
    • Honors: Magna Cum Laude, Order of the Coif
  • University of Michigan – Dearborn, B.A.
    • Honors: Distinguished Scholar with High Distinction
    • Honor’s Scholar Award-Political Science
  • Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court Of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • The Best Lawyers in America (2024)
  • Michigan Super Lawyers Rising Stars (2010 – 2021)
  • Michigan Super Lawyers, Debtor/Creditor Rights (2022 – 2023) 
  • Recipient of TMA Detroit nextGen Top of the Class Award (2016)
  • Recipient of Up & Coming Lawyer Award, Michigan Lawyers Weekly (2016)
  • Receivership, TMA Mid-America Regional Conference (2024)
  • Section 523 Nondischargeability Litigation: Plaintiff and Defense Strategies, Strafford Publications, Inc. (2020)
  • Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019, American Bankruptcy Institute’s Central States Virtual Conference (2020)
  • Shapero Cup Regional Moot Court Competition and Symposium, presenter, American Bankruptcy Institute and The Walter Shapero Symposium Committee (2019)
  • Defending § 523 Adversary Proceedings, Hon. Steven W. Rhodes Consumer Bankruptcy Conference (2018)
  • Limited Liability Companies & Fiduciary Duties: For Better or For Worse in Sickness & in Health, Western District of Michigan’s 30th Annual Bankruptcy Seminar (2018)
  • Chapter 7 Issues and Hot Topics, American Bankruptcy Institute’s Central States Conference (June 2017)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • State Bar of Michigan Litigation Section
    • Chair Elect (2023 – Present)
    • Secretary (2022 – 2023)
    • Treasurer (2021 – 2022)
    • Governing Council (2016 – 2021)
  • State Bar of Michigan, Representative Assembly (2015 – 2018)
  • Pro Bono Attorney Volunteer, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (2012 – present)
  • Access to Bankruptcy Court Ex-Officio Board Member
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