Jonathan B. Koch
Jonathan’s practice focuses on appellate litigation, and also includes trial-level brief writing, especially at the summary disposition stage. He has represented clients in a wide variety of civil litigation matters, including professional malpractice (particularly legal malpractice), premises liability, auto liability (both first and third party), and general liability. Before joining the firm, Jonathan served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable David F. Viviano on the Michigan Supreme Court.
Member, American Bar Association
Member, Washtenaw County Bar Association
Member, State Bar of Michigan Appellate Practice Section
Member, State Bar of Michigan Litigation Practice Section
Member, State Bar of Michigan Negligence Practice Section
Aldridge v. AG Lining, Inc., unpublished order of the Court of Appeals, issued Feb. 23, 2017 (Docket No. 335710)–obtained order peremptorily reversing the trial court and ordering summary disposition for defendant. The court concluded that the open-and-obvious doctrine barred plaintiff’s premises liability claim and that she failed to state a claim of public/private nuisance.