“I take great pride in keeping my clients’ interest the focus of my practice. The attorney•client relationship is based on a special trust. I facilitate that trust by providing clients candid legal and practical advice. Depending on the circumstances, trial is not always the best practical advice.”

-Peter Gojcaj

Peter won a major victory in Batchelder v. Cindav Construction, 17-160326-NO.  In this case, Peter represented the defendant, Cindav Construction.  The plaintiff was seeking $3 million, but the jury ruled in favor of the defendant’s.  Peter also prevailed in the Court of Appeals.  He also won another major victory in labor arbitration on behalf of a school district client. The union attempted to force the school district to double pay health benefits. The case is captioned, Lincoln Edu Assocs Org v. Lincoln Consolidated Schools, 2010 Mich. App. LEXIS 1986 (Mich App 2010). He is a part of the legal team that represents the City of Birmingham and he serves Dearborn Public Schools.  Peter handles the Tax Tribunal matters for the City of Birmingham and insurance defense matters.

Mr. Gojcaj is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Oakland County Bar Association, and a co•founder of the Albanian American Chamber of Commerce. He also donates his time to various causes and committees. Mr. Gojcaj is an officer with the Knights of Columbus where he donates his time and effort helping with charitable enterprises, communities, families, youth, and adolescents. He is a member of the St. Thomas More law society, a public interest group defending religious freedom, families and family values.

Peter speaks at seminars and speaking engagements regarding Attorney/Client Privilege matters and Selecting an Attorney That Best Suits Your Needs, to name a few.

Peter co-authored Navigating the Legal Waters of International Commerce, authored Critical Steps to Take after Discovering Embezzlement, and An Employer’s Worst Nightmare: Discovering an Embezzlement.  He has also contributed to the firm’s newsletter concerning relevant matters involving COVID-19.


  • University of Detroit Mercy, J.D., 2005
  • Wayne State University, B.S., 1996

Admitted to Practice

  • Michigan, 2005
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2006
  • United States District Court, Western District of Michigan, 2006
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2006

Practice Areas

  • Construction Accident Defense
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Governmental Tort Liability Act
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Business Law Commercial
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Municipal Law
  • Landlord/Tenant Law
  • School Law
  • Litigation
  • Real Estate


  • Named to Super Lawyers 2024
  • Named to Michigan Lawyers Weekly “Go To Lawyers Power List” 2023
  • Named 2023 ‘Go To Lawyer’ in Business Litigation by Michigan Lawyers Weekly
  • Named to Best Lawyers in America 2024
  • Beier Howlett, Chief Financial Officer, 2021-Present
  • Part of the legal team that represents the City of Birmingham
  • Named “Michigan Rising Star” By Super Lawyers, 2013–2014
  • Litigation background includes jury and non-jury trials, arbitrations, and administrative hearings


  • Navigating the Legal Waters of International Commerce, Michigan Bar Journal, March 2011
  • Critical Steps to Take After Discovering an Embezzlement, HR and Employment Law News, September 2010
  • An Employer’s Worst Nightmare: Discovering an Embezzlement, Corp! Magazine, April 2010


  • Terms & Conditions: Facing Automotive Suppliers Post Great Recession, May 2012
  • Security Interests in Collateral & Goods
  • Attorney-Client Privilege
  • Selecting a Legal Attorney Which Best Suits Your Needs

Bar Activities

  • State Bar of Michigan, Business Law Section & Litigation Section
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Albanian American Bar Association of Michigan

Community Activities

  • Michigan Counsel of School Attorneys
  • Bloomfield Community Television, “Legally Speaking,” Cable Television Law (2002)
  • Member, Board & Financial Secretary, Knights of Columbus, Ate Gjergj Fishta Chapter
  • Member, St. Thomas More Law Society


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Peter Gojcaj

T: 248 | 282-1063

F: 248 | 645-9344

E: pgojcaj@bhlaw.us.com

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