About

  • Diverse commercial litigation practice addressing local, national, and international disputes at every level of complexity.

  • Expertise includes a strong concentration in business and supply-chain litigation and negotiations.

  • Representative clients include original equipment manufacturers, suppliers, technology companies, property developers, construction contractors and subcontractors, tenants, landlords, secured and unsecured creditors, debtors, bankruptcy trustees, guarantors and distressed companies.

  • Broad experience representing original equipment manufacturers, tier-one suppliers, and sub-tier suppliers in a wide range of disputes, including:
  •   - Supply disruptions
  •   - Contract negotiations for components produced domestically and abroad
  •   - Pricing and volume disputes
  •   - Efforts to re-source production to alternative suppliers
  •   - Lien claims under Michigan’s Special Tools Lien Act and Molder's Lien Act
  •   - Federal WARN Act litigation
  •   - Product liability claims
  •   - Dealership franchise disputes

  • Experience also includes a wide spectrum of land use matters, including rezoning parcels, obtaining variances, amending plats, and addressing building code violations.


Contact Information

Adam L. Kochenderfer
Main: (248) 247-7102
Cell: (586) 321-1332
Email: akochenderfer@wolfsonbolton.com

Education

  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D.
  • Honors: Cum Laude
  • Michigan Law Review: Associate Editor, Contributing Editor
  • UM Student Funded Fellowships, Treasurer

  • Oakland University, Political Science and English, B.A.
  • Honors: Summa Cum Laude, Recipient of Alfred G. Wilson Award
  • Student Body President
  • Student Liaison to Board of Trustees
Admitted

  • Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan


More About Adam

  • Oakland County Executive's Elite 40 Under 40 Award (2014)

  • Michigan Super Lawyers (2013 - 2015)

  • Michigan Rising Stars (2008 - 2012)

  • Outstanding Young Alumni of the Year Award, Oakland University (2011)

  • Pro Bono Spirit Award, Legal Aid and Defender Association
  • "Banking on Liability: Claims Against Ponzi Scheme Professionals," American Bar Association Commercial & Business Litigation Newsletter, Fall 2013, Vol. 15, No. 1
  • "Business Reality Network" Radio Program – Guest Attorney

  • Legislative Committee, Oakland County Bar Association

  • Board of Directors, Oakland University Alumni Association

  • Debtor/Creditor Committee, Oakland County Bar Association

  • City Councilman, Rochester Hills, MI

  • American Bankruptcy Institute

  • Delegate, Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG)
  • Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP
  • Associate (2005-2009)
  • Partner (2010)

  • Johnson, Rosati, LaBarge, Aseltyne & Field, PC
  • Law Clerk (2003)