Deborah Kovsky-Apap

Deborah Kovsky-Apap

Troutman Pepper

Recognized since 2018

Southfield, Michigan

Practice Areas

Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

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Deb represents debtors, creditors, creditors’ committees and trustees in bankruptcy cases and out-of-court workouts across the country. She also represents sellers and purchasers in distressed M&A transactions and section 363 sales.

In addition, Deb co-authored the chapter, “Creditors’ Committees in Reorganization Cases,” for Collier Bankruptcy Practice Guide, the leading bankruptcy law treatise; co-wrote “Alternatives to Bankruptcy Under Federal and State law,” a chapter in Navigating Today’s Environment; and co-authored the monograph Debt Adjustments for Municipalities Under Chapter 9 of the Bankruptcy Code. Deb regularly lectures on bankruptcy topics to national and regional organizations. She currently serves as Vice Chair of the Detroit chapter of TMA NOW and is a past Chair of the Michigan chapter of IWIRC.


  • 4000 Town Center, Suite 1800
    Southfield, MI 48075-1505


  • Columbia University, graduated 2003

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2023 for work in:

  • Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law

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