Meet Your Partners in Planning

Our Partners: Estate & Probate Attorneys in Royal Oak | Nakisher Law Firm  - marc-nakisherMarc 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.

Our Partners: Estate & Probate Attorneys in Royal Oak | Nakisher Law Firm  - eric_(1)Eric C. Brown - Attorney

Eric C. Brown is a Michigan native, having lived a portion of his life in northern Michigan before moving to the Metropolitan Detroit area. Eric graduated from Wayne State University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management. Eric has an extensive background in Human Resources, doing not-for-profit work serving Michigan’s business community, specifically providing local and national benchmark compensation levels, benefits, policies, and more.

Eric attended and obtained his Juris Doctor from the Michigan State University College of Law. While at Law school, he partook in various activities and societies which included a Legal Clinician for the Alvin L. Storrs Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic, Vice President of the Business Law Society, and President and player for the MSU Law Ice Hockey Team.

Eric joined The Nakisher Law Firm, PLLC, combining his past business and personal experience, to provide clients sound legal advice, guidance in their affairs, with a sense of compassion. Eric’s practice concentrates on estate planning and administration, probate matters, and elder law.

Eric and his wife, Fan, live in Oakland County and have a beautiful baby girl. When not spending time with his family, Eric enjoys playing hockey, spending time outdoors, and dabbling in the kitchen.

Our Partners: Estate & Probate Attorneys in Royal Oak | Nakisher Law Firm  - reylanReylan Acuña - Attorney

Reylan Acuña was born in Manila, Philippines and grew up in Westland, Michigan.  He received his Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Michigan and Juris Doctorate from the Michigan State University College of Law. Reylan is admitted to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan.

Reylan is an experienced tax attorney, having investigated issues with the Internal Revenue Service and other state agencies while creating action plans for tax resolution.  He also has significant bankruptcy experience having helped clients navigate their Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases. He has represented clients in the federal bankruptcy court and has negotiated with trustees and other creditors on behalf of clients to help mitigate the impact of debts or to receive a more favorable payment option.

Reylan’s legal career had always revolved around client relations. He is motivated by his passion to guide them in navigating their legal issues during vulnerable moments in their lives.  He brings that determination to The Nakisher Law Firm, PLLC where his practice is focused on estate planning, trust administration, and probate.

Reylan lives in Oakland County with his beautiful wife, Jonie, and their rambunctious, yet lovable, shiba inu named Redd.  Outside of work, Reylan enjoys spending time with his family, exercise, exploring urban centers and state parks, and grilling a mean steak.