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Deborah Kovsky-Apap

Deborah Kovsky-Apap


Detroit, MI
Phone: 248.359.7331    Fax: 313.731.1572

Deborah Kovsky-Apap is a partner in the Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Detroit office. She focuses her practice on bankruptcy and out-of-court workouts. Ms. Kovsky also has substantial litigation and trial experience in the areas of bankruptcy, commercial and securities law.

Ms. Kovsky co-authored the chapter “Creditors’ Committees in Reorganization Cases” for Collier Bankruptcy Practice Guide, the leading bankruptcy law treatise.


  • J.D., Columbia Law School, 2003, Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar; associate editor, Columbia Law Review.
  • A.B., Literature, magna cum laude, Harvard College, 1996

Bar Admissions

  • Michigan
  • New York
  • New Jersey

Court Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey

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