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Eric M. Kociba

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Eric has practiced law for over 15 years, in a variety of settings.  He specializes in complex commercial litigation, business transactions, and vendor disputes.  He has a passion for the inevitable legal issues encountered by businesses.  His experience is broad based, involving matters ranging from representation of a public utility against a multinational construction company, a cargo airline against an aircraft conversion facility, a wax manufacturer against a nationally known food company, and a property leasing company against a Tier 1 automotive supplier. Eric also has experience as in-house counsel at two large companies, including a national fuel distributor with revenues of more than $1 billion. Additionally, he has litigated in cases involving free speech rights (RLUIPA), zoning regulations and non-competition agreements.

Eric is a cantor at Our Lady Star of the Sea, a Cub Scout Leader for Cub Scout Pack 290 in Grosse Pointe Woods, and a frequent patron of Eastern Michigan University sports. 

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. Ninth Circuit Court
  • U.S. Supreme Court


  • Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan
    J.D., summa cum laude, 2001
  • University of Michigan-Flint
  • Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan
    B.S., 1995

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Oakland County Bar Association

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The firm is pleased to announce that Sharon DeWaele-Persichini, a Shareholder of the firm, has been appointed as City Attorney for the City of Harper Woods.  Sharon… Read More
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