Matthew Ferri, J.D., M.B.A., is a licensed attorney in the State of Michigan. During law school, Matt focused his studies on business law while simultaneously earning his MBA. Shortly after graduation, Matt started his own firm with the goal of helping individuals and their families develop estate plans that work. Matt’s primary practice areas include estate planning, business formation and succession planning, and wealth transfer planning.
He received the rating of AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell: The highest peer rating standard. This rating signifies that a large number of the lawyer’s peers rank him or her at the highest level of professional excellence for their legal knowledge, communicationskills and ethical standards.
He earned a certificate in Probate and Estate Planning from the Institute of Continuing Legal Education. Matt continues his legal education by attending the National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys’ semi-annual collegiums. This is an experienced, cutting-edge group of forward thinking lawyers who collaborate and educate on the latest estate planning laws and techniques. He is VA accredited and is an instructor for Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) programs and Insurance continuing education credit. He offers several programs that discuss ILITs, qualified plans, and estate planning.
Matt lectures frequently both locally and nationally. Locally, he has spoken to various groups on estate planning related topics such as disability planning, estate planning for women, and using powers of attorney. He also holds monthly estate planning workshops at his office titled The Truth About Estate Planning™. Nationally, he presented on: Digital Assets, how to protect them and how to transfer them to family members, Providing Value to Financial Advisors, and Generational Issues in Marketing.
University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, JD
University of Detroit Mercy College of Business Administration, MBA
John Carroll University, BSBA Finance
Admitted to Practice:
State of Michigan
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
State Bar of Michigan
Probate and Estate Planning Section
National Network of Estate Planning Attorneys
Member Input Board
Michigan Forum of Estate Planners
Italian American Bar Association of Michigan
Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce & Industry
Counsellor and Attorney
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