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Areas of
PRACTICE
Property Insurance Coverage
Excess and Surplus Lines Disputes
Property Damage
Subrogation
Contract Matters
Personal Injury
Employment Law
General Business Torts
Products Liability
Legal Malpractice
Directors and Officers Liability
Errors and Omissions



Attorney Profiles

Black and Coash P.C. provides comprehensive litigation representation for business and individual clients in Michigan and throughout the United States. If you or your business needs an experienced litigation attorney, contact Black and Coash P.C. for a consultation.

Our Performance

At Black and Coash P.C. our track record demonstrates our consistent ability to produce results:

  • $1.2 million verdict on behalf of insurers in connection with a shopping center fire
  • Directed verdict against a large subrogation insurer on a $1 million+ claim in defense of a warehouse, despite a presumption of negligence against the warehouse
  • $7.3 million settlement on behalf of a domestic "big three" automaker and several of its insurers against the designers and installers of fire suppression equipment
  • Multi-million dollar settlement against an electric utility
  • $2 million verdict in favor of various reinsurers against a domestic "big three" automaker in a salvage dispute
  • Successful defense of a Fortune 500 company in a $25 million personal injury lawsuit

Our Experience

The Black and Coash P.C. legal team offers a wealth of legal experience:

Michael J. Black - Member Download Resume PDF here

Michael Black has been practicing law in Michigan for nearly 40 years. Mr. Black is an experienced litigator in all aspects of property and casualty insurance defense as well as in major subrogation cases. His trial expertise extends to defense of contractor's liability, products liability, personal injury, and professional negligence claims. In recognition of his decades of exceptional legal service, Mr. Black has received an AV Preeminent rating from Martindale Hubbell, indicating the highest levels of professional excellence and ethical standards.

Mr. Black earned his Bachelor's degree from the University of Detroit. In 1972, he received his Juris Doctor from the Detroit College of Law (now the Michigan State University College of Law) and was admitted to practice by the State Bar of Michigan. Mr. Black is a member of the Detroit, Oakland County, and American Bar Associations, the Association of Defense Trial Counsel, the Michigan Defense Trial Counsel, the Mediation Tribunal Association, and the American Arbitration Association. For more information about Mr. Black, please click here to see his full resume.


Kit Coash - Member Download Resume PDF here

A third generation lawyer, Kit followed her father and grandfather into a legal career. After earning her Bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan, Kit Coash graduated cum laude from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. She has worked as a research attorney for the Wayne Circuit Court, Michigan Court of Appeals, and Institute of Continuing Legal Education. Having briefed and argued significant state and federal court appeals, Ms. Coash is admitted to practice in Michigan, the United States Supreme Court, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Eastern District of Michigan.Click here to see Kit's resume.