Alan J. Gocha Joins Bodman PLC in Grand Rapids Office
Bodman PLC is pleased to announce that Alan J. Gocha has joined the firm as a senior associate attorney in the Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution Practice Group, based in Grand Rapids.
Gocha represents clients ranging from small startups to Fortune 100 corporations in their complex litigation matters and business disputes revolving around intellectual property, RICO, torts, contracts, shareholder rights, tax, and civil rights. He is also heavily involved in pro bono work and counsels indigent individuals and community-based nonprofits, earning himself a Pro Bono Tier 1 recognition in The State Bar of Michigan’s 2023 A Lawyer Helps Pro Bono Honor Roll for billing over 100+ hours of service.
Before joining Bodman, Gocha practiced with an AmLaw50 global law firm where he was a member of the Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution, IP Litigation, and International Arbitration teams. He also practiced as a litigation associate with a highly regarded IP boutique law firm where he served as lead counsel in many state and federal court cases.
Gocha is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center and received an undergraduate degree from The University of Michigan.
As a law student, Gocha served as articles editor of the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics. He won the Georgetown Student Essay Contest and was named an Exceptional Pro Bono Pledge Honoree, Georgetown Law Center’s highest pro bono honor. He co-founded the Detroit Legal Alliance, an organization supporting pro bono services in the city of Detroit.