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Hessi joins Plunkett Cooney’s Estate Planning & Probate Group


Attorney Nadine A. Hessi is the newest member of the Trusts & Estates Practice Group of Plunkett Cooney – one of the oldest and most accomplished law firms in the Midwest.

Hessi, who recently joined the firm as an associate in the firm’s Bloomfield Hills office, focuses her practice on trust and estate planning matters, as well as probate and trust litigation. She advises clients on trust agreements, tax law, prenuptial agreements, powers of attorney, wealth strategy planning, retirement planning and charitable trusts. Her litigation practice includes representation in claims involving alleged breach of fiduciary duty and will/trust contests.

In addition to her estate planning and probate litigation practice, Hessi assists members of the Business Transactions & Planning Group with corporate and transactional services.

A 2021 graduate of Wayne State University Law School, Hessi served as an intern to the Hon. Judge Sean F. Cox of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan and as an intern for the Hon. Judge Mariam Bazzi of the Wayne County Circuit Court.  She received her undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, from Wayne State University in 2018. Hessi is fluent in Arabic.

The members of Plunkett Cooney’s Trusts & Estate Planning Practice Group focus their practice exclusively in the areas of wealth management planning and probate litigation. Their expertise includes drafting trusts and wills, managing estates, administering trusts, preserving assets, addressing tax sensitive distribution of assets to beneficiaries, planning for retirement and planning for effective asset protection. They assist with the guardian selection process, and they utilize sophisticated techniques for tax and succession planning to the benefit of their clients.

Established in 1913, Plunkett Cooney is a leading provider of business and litigation services to clients in the private and public sectors. The firm employs approximately 130 attorneys in seven Michigan cities, Indianapolis, Indiana, Chicago, Illinois and Columbus, Ohio. Plunkett Cooney recently received Mansfield Rule Certification for midsize law firms, which recognizes leaders in diversity, equity and inclusion within the legal industry.

For more information about Nadine Hessi joining Plunkett Cooney, contact the firm’s Director of Marketing and Business Development John Cornwell at (248) 901-4008;