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Seymour M. Nayer


  • Licensed Since: 1979
  • Joined Firm: 1991
  • Partner Since: 1998
38505 Woodward Ave.
Suite 100
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
TEL: (248) 901-4012
FAX: (248) 901-4040
Areas of Practice
Honors & Awards
  • Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating-AV Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated
  • University of Michigan Law School, J.D., 1979
  • Yale University, B.A., 1976
Bar & Court Admissions
  • Michigan, 1979
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit, 1993

Seymour M. Nayer is a partner in the firm’s Healthcare, Transactional and Banking practice groups.

Mr. Nayer’s practice is focused on the areas of banking, education, corporate and healthcare law, with an emphasis on all aspects of regulatory and corporate compliance.

Mr. Nayer worked for seven years in the Comerica Bank legal department, acquiring extensive experience in all aspects of the financial services industry.

He has represented financial institutions, schools, healthcare organizations and nonprofits over the years in compliance, contract and corporate matters.

Representative Client Work

  • Formed a Michigan-chartered bank
  • Advised charter schools with respect to compliance, governance, formation, reorganization and contracting
  • Counseled large Michigan Medicaid HMO
  • Counseled large hospital and youth services organizations on corporate and regulatory matters
  • Advised a regional vision services company on numerous regulatory matters involving the Michigan Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation
  • Wrote detailed compliance policies for large corporations
  • Advised state and national banks on acquisitions, bank powers, consumer credit, usury and related matters
  • Advised healthcare clients on fraud and abuse, antitrust, and related compliance matters
  • Successfully defended federal savings bank against allegations of illegal document preparation fees

Professional Affiliations

  • State Bar of Michigan (Business Law Section, Financial Institutions Committee of Business Law Section, Health Care Law Section)

Academic Positions

  • Wayne State University Law School, Adjunct Professor, Banking Law, 2001-2005, 2010
  • Wayne State University Law School, Legal Writing Instructor, 1982-1985

Community Involvement

  • Merrill Palmer Skillman Institute for Child & Family Development, Board of Visitors
  • Michigan Children's Law Center, Board of Directors
  • Yale Alumni Association of Michigan
  • Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan Legal/Financial Network Group

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