Michael P.Koslen (Mike)


Cleveland + 1.216.586.7092

Mike Koslen focuses his practice on complex civil litigation. He represents clients in contract disputes, class action litigation, mortgage lending, and bankruptcy litigation. He is experienced in many aspects of pretrial and trial preparation procedures, including motion practice, depositions, and complex discovery. He also maintains a pro bono immigration practice.

Prior to joining Jones Day, Mike taught for the Law and Leadership Institute, which teaches skills in law, leadership, and analytical thinking for students in underserved communities.


  • Yazaki successfully resolves automaker lawsuit alleging price-fixing and bid riggingJones Day represented Yazaki Corporation and Yazaki North America, Inc. in successfully resolving a civil antitrust lawsuit brought by an automaker following Jones Day's filing of motions for summary judgment and to exclude the plaintiff's sole expert witness.
  • Salvadoran woman obtains asylum despite narrowed scope of social groupIn September 2017, a team of three Jones Day attorneys from Atlanta, Cleveland, and Mexico City sat down with VGY in the Laredo Detention Center.
  • M&G debtors confirm chapter 11 plan of liquidation and close sale of Corpus Christi plant for $1 billionOn December 17, 2018, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware entered an order confirming the Third Amended Plan of Liquidation (the "Plan") of Jones Day client M&G USA Corporation and eight of its affiliates (the "M&G Debtors"), which prior to the chapter 11 filing, were, along with their affiliates in Mexico, Brazil and Europe, one of the largest producers of polyethylene terephthalate resin – used for packaging applications – in the world. On December 28, 2018, after receiving antitrust approval, the M&G Debtors closed the sale of their partially constructed manufacturing facility in Corpus Christi, Texas, (the "Corpus Christi Plant") with a deal value in excess of $1 billion.
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