Meet Your Partners in Planning
Marc Nakisher – Attorney
Marc is a senior partner with The Nakisher Law Firm, PLLC. He concentrates his practice in estate planning. Marc specializes in helping clients balance their planning goals with their desire to minimize gift and estate taxes. In addition to drafting basic Wills, Revocable Trusts and Powers of Attorney, he also counsels clients on issues of family planning, guardianship/conservatorship and wealth preservation.
His practice includes guiding clients through the probate process, business planning, creating family limited partnerships and family limited liability companies, and assisting families with special needs children. Marc also advises clients on elder law issues, including Medicaid asset planning, substituted decision-making and health care and quality of life issues for the elderly.
Marc has twice been named one of Michigan Super Lawyer’s Rising Stars. Marc received his B.A. from Michigan State University, and his J.D. from The John Marshall Law School. He is admitted to practice law in both Michigan and Illinois. Marc is an avid marathon runner and triathlete, and is married with three wonderful children.
Joseph Garavaglia – Attorney
Joseph J. Garavaglia is a lifelong native of the Detroit Metropolitan area. Joe graduated from Lake Superior State University, with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, and received a Master of Science in Environmental Science from the University of Michigan. Joe received his Juris Doctor from the University Of Detroit Mercy School Of Law.
Immediately after graduating from Lake Superior State, Joe began a career in environmental consulting. After earning his master degree, the majority of his focus was regulatory and environmental compliance for large industrial manufacturers where he spent a significant amount of time Lansing and Washington D.C. working with government agencies on environmental policies.
While working full time and attending law school in the evenings, Joe realized he wanted to interact with people on a more personal level. He decided to help people prepare for life’s unknowns, and lend a hand during the most difficult time in one’s life. To further these goals, Joe joined The Nakisher Law Firm, PLLC. His practice concentrates on estate planning, probate matters, and elder law.
Joe brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in estate planning and probate matters, and a deep sense of pride in providing his clients a personal estate planning experience.
Joe is a member of the Probate and Estate Planning sections of the Wayne, Macomb, and Oakland County Bar Associations.
Joe and his wife, Jamie, live in Huntington Woods and have two amazing young children. In his spare time, Joe enjoys spending time with family, exercise and gardening.
Edwin Sadik - Attorney-CPA
Ed Sadik is an Attorney and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) licensed to practice both professions in Michigan. He is also admitted to practice law in the United States Federal District Court in the Eastern District of Michigan.
Ed graduated from Wayne State university in 2005, where he earned a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration with a major Accounting and minor in Economics. He attended The University of California at Los Angeles School of Law graduating with specialization in Business Law.
As a CPA, Ed has provided international tax consulting services to a major multinational automotive manufacturer and served as a director for a real estate development firm focusing on both commercial and condominium developments. He also served as a controller and financial manager for the US subsidiary of large multinational commodity and energy conglomerate.
As an attorney, Ed has represented corporations in commercial transactions and has litigated in both federal and state court. In 2012, The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan formally recognized Ed for his pro bono services representing impoverished clients in civil rights matters.
Ed is passionate about working closely with individual clients. And as an Attorney and a CPA he is uniquely qualified to help clients direct their assets and plan for the future. At the Nakisher Law Firm he focuses his practice on Estate Planning, Trust Administration, and Tax Planning.
Ed is a husband and a father to 2 young kids. Both Ed and his wife Tania were born and raised in Oakland County. When he is not helping clients, Ed enjoys spending time with his family, cooking, and cars. Ed also cross trains and is a fitness enthusiast.