MITCHEL H. OCHS, ESQ.
Mitchel H. Ochs is a member of the firm and practices in the area of complex corporate and commercial litigation, in both federal and state trial and appellate courts, as well as various arbitration forums. He has extensive trial experience including, most recently, a multi-week federal securities jury trial in the Southern District of New York resulting in a verdict of dismissal on behalf of his client; a three-month first-party insurance coverage jury trial in New York State Supreme Court resulting in an $18 million judgment in favor of his client; a week-long breach of contract bench trial in New York State Supreme Court; and a multi-day arbitration on behalf of a withdrawing partner of a prominent New York City law firm.
Mr. Ochs’ clients include nationally and internationally known corporations and firms which span a wide variety of businesses and industries, including a major Malaysian bank, a leading Mexican steel-manufacturer, a Hong Kong based luggage manufacturer, and Malaysia’s largest latex medical glove manufacturer, as well as internationally-known insurance brokerage, financial services, accounting, and economic consulting firms.
Mr. Ochs received a B.A. with honors from Brandeis University in 1982. He graduated with high honors from New York Law School in 1985, where he was a member of the Editorial Board of the Law Review, and received the Albert Kalter Tax Award in recognition of outstanding academic performance.
Mr. Ochs was admitted to the Bar of the State of New York in 1986, and is also admitted to practice before both the Southern and Eastern District Courts of New York, and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.
Before joining Mr. Anderson in practice, Mr. Ochs was a member of the litigation and insurance departments at Willkie Farr & Gallagher in New York City from 1985 to 1997. Prior to that, he served as a student clerk to the Honorable Ira B. Sarokin of the United States District Court for the District Court of New Jersey.