Kotz, Robert C.

Profile & Practice Areas

Robert C. Kotz is a founding member of Kotz Sangster. He has focused on advising closely-held entrepreneurial companies, concentrating primarily on merger and acquisition work, general business and tax law, and developing business strategies in the closely held and entrepreneurial client environment.

His practice areas include:

  • General corporate and business law, including corporate planning, formation of corporations, partnerships and joint ventures
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Contracts
  • Shareholder agreements
  • Commercial law
  • Financing law
  • International law
  • Licensing law, including transfer of technology
  • Construction law
  • Real estate law

A significant portion of Bob’s practice has dealt with advising growth-driven businesses in various industries, primarily in the aerospace industry, automotive suppliers, distribution companies, and general manufacturing companies. As part of his involvement with these companies, he has served on and advises the boards of these companies in business strategies, corporate governance, succession planning, strategic planning and general compliance issues.

Over his years of professional service, Bob has developed a strong support team approach in delivering superior results to a well-established and ever expanding client base. He has been at the forefront of developing a service driven culture that puts the client’s interests first in every matter.

Practice Areas

Honors & Awards

  • Martindale-Hubbell, Rated AV-Preeminent
  • Best Lawyers in America, Closely Held Companies and Family Businesses Law, Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2023-2024
  • Super Lawyers, Business/Corporate, 2016-2019
  • Leading Lawyers, Closely & Privately Held Business Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Tax Law/Business, 2014-2022
  • DBusiness Top Lawyers, Corporate Law, 2014-2018

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of Michigan

Community Involvement

  • The Salvation Army
  • Detroit Athletic Club (DAC), Member