Riyaz Kanji featured in SuperLawyers Magazine

The 2015 Michigan edition of SuperLawyers Magazine has a feature article entitled “Riyaz Kanji Walks Tall for Tribal Clients.”  The link to the article is here.

Riyaz A. Kanji stands at his Michigan-made Steelcase treadmill desk, eyes forward. He’s wearing shorts, running shoes, a casual shirt. An office treadmill is a great way to expend a lot of energy without going anywhere, but Kanji has already traveled an impressively long distance to get to his office at Kanji & Katzen in Ann Arbor.

He was born in 1964 Kampala, Uganda, just two years after the city became the new capital of the recently independent Uganda. Kanji’s East Asian family had been in Africa for three generations, and his father was a prominent doctor who had helped found a medical school. But by the mid-1960s, Idi Amin and political violence were on the rise. Some cabinet members were his father’s patients, and they began telling him he should leave as soon as possible. They did—first to England, then Ontario, Canada, before finally settling in the United States.  Read More..

Riyaz Kanji Recognized by Chambers and Partners

Riyaz Kanji was again recognized by Chambers and Partners in its annual review as a Notable Practitioner in its “Native American Law: Nationwide” category. Chambers described Mr. Kanji as “a superb litigator and a leading choice for appellate cases. He is recognized for his focus on core Native American issues… ‘He is strategic with his litigation tactics and extremely approachable.'” See the Chambers and Partners review.