Paul J. Kozacky


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Paul J. Kozacky - KWM Principal Attorney

Proctor in Admiralty



  • University of Illinois (B.A., cum laude, 1981)
  • Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., cum laude, 1984)

Bar Admissions

  • Illinois Supreme Court
  • Michigan Supreme Court
  • United States Supreme Court
  • U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
  • U. S. District Court for the District of Colorado
  • United States Tax Court
  • United States Court of Appeals: Federal, First, Third, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Ninth, Tenth, and Eleventh Circuits

Paul J. Kozacky focuses his practice on commercial, admiralty and transportation litigation, representing a wide array of corporate and individual clients in their business disputes. Mr. Kozacky is a member of the Northern District of Illinois trial bar and is licensed to practice before the United States Supreme Court, nine federal circuit courts and several district courts.

Mr. Kozacky is active in a number of organizations including the Chicago Bar Association, Maritime Law Association of the United States and Transportation Lawyers Association. Prior to founding KWM, he was a partner in McDermott, Will & Emery’s litigation department.