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Anthony J. Kochis

Practice Lead - Litigation

Practice Areas
  • Bio

Anthony’s practice focuses on commercial litigation, bankruptcy and insolvency, business disputes, automotive supply chain issues, loan negotiations and workouts, and transactional matters.

Anthony has represented a diverse group of clients in state, federal, and out-of-court matters, including original equipment manufacturers, sub-tier suppliers, closely-held businesses, shareholders, receivers, bank and financial institutions, private equity companies, guarantors, financially-distressed companies, creditors and debtors in bankruptcy proceedings and adversary proceedings, unsecured creditors' committees, bankruptcy trustees, franchisors, and asset purchasers.

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, 2022-2023 
  • Recipient of TMA Detroit nextGen Top of the Class Award, 2016
  • Recipient of Up & Coming Lawyer Award, Michigan Lawyers Weekly, 2016


Speaking Engagements

  • 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

Professional Involvement

  • American Bankruptcy Institute
  • Turnaround Management Association
  • Treasurer, State Bar of Michigan-Litigation Section (2021 - Present)
  • Governing Council, State Bar of Michigan-Litigation Section (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
Mobile: 248-835-2166