Eric Kociba, Esq.
Eric is a longtime litigator, advisor to businesses, and writer on the impact of technology on law and business. He also litigates complex issues ranging from product liability to commercial litigation and corporate dissolutions.
As an Of Counsel to Rossman, P.C., Eric brings over 20 years of litigation of nearly all types. His primary expertise is in complex litigation involving technical, digital, or engineering concepts. He successfully litigated a multi-year lawsuit involving engineering and programming defects throughout an entire electrical plant. He successfully defended a business from a lawsuit involving a $65 million cereal recall, as well as cases arising out of the grounding of two Boeing 747 jets, and the failure of a printer to make truck tarps that withstood Michigan’s snow, salt, and slush.
Eric has also defended accountants caught in the crossfire of business divorces, protected law firms against potential Fair Debt Collection Practices Act violations and resolved a wrongful death suit surrounding an elder care accident.
Eric also handles business transactions, contracts, and general employment issues. He is currently the General Counsel of EOS Detroit, a company active in several states and countries, which provides block production to several blockchains (EOS, WAX, TLOS), and supports digital token and collectibles launches on the blockchain. He has also served as an in-house counsel for a towing company, a technical services vendor to Wayne County, and a national fuel distributor.
Eric graduated magna cum laude from Wayne State University Law School in 2001, after working as a policy analyst in the Michigan State Legislature. He served as a clerk to Justice Marilyn Kelly on the Michigan Supreme Court after graduating from law school. His history includes work at reputed firms such as Barris, Sott, Denn & Driker PLLC, McAlpine PC, and Collins Einhorn Farrell.
Eric is a member of the Privately Held Business Forum, a committee of the State Bar of Michigan, Business Law Section.
Eric enjoys cycling and supporting his alma mater, Eastern Michigan University. He also sings occasionally at Our Lady Star of the Sea Parish in Grosse Pointe, Michigan. He is a member of the Information Technology Section of the State Bar of Michigan, to which he contributes his authorship.