About

  • Practice focuses on commercial litigation, bankruptcy and reorganization, business disputes, automotive supply chain issues, loan negotiations and workouts, transactional matters, and creditors’ rights issues.

  • Representative clients include 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.


Education

  • Wayne State University Law School, J.D.
  • Honors: Magna Cum Laude, Order of the Coif

  • National Moot Court, Competition Sixth Circuit
  • Regional Champion

  • University of Michigan - Dearborn, B.A.
  • Honors: Distinguished Scholar with High Distinction
  • Honor's Scholar Award-Political Science
Admitted

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



Contact Information

Anthony J. Kochis
Main: (248) 247-7105
Cell: (248) 835-2166
Email: akochis@wolfsonbolton.com

More About Anthony

  • Selected for inclusion in Michigan Rising Stars (2010 - 2017)

  • Recipient of TMA Detroit nextGen Top of the Class Award, 2016

  • Recipient of Up & Coming Lawyer Award, Michigan Lawyers Weekly, 2016
  • "Testing the Waters of the Safe Harbor," American Bar Association – Business Law Today, January 2017

  • "Golden Guernsey: A WARNing to Directors and Officers," American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, April 2016

  • "Unflopping the Debtor: Finding Fairness in Financing," American Bankruptcy Institute Journal, November 2013

  • "Defending Against Preferential Transfers Post-BAPCPA: Understanding The 'Ordinary Business Terms' Defense," The Michigan Business Law Journal, Volume 30, Issue 1 (Spring 2010)
  • American Bankruptcy Institute

  • Turnaround Management Association

  • Governing Council, State Bar of Michigan-Litigation Section (2016 – present)

  • State Bar of Michigan, Representative Assembly (2015 – present)

  • Wayne State University Law School Alumni Association, Board of Directors (2015 – present)

  • Pro Bono Attorney Volunteer, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (2012 – present)