Edward Nahhat has over 30 years of experience as an effective adviser and successful trial and appellate lawyer in probate, criminal law, personal injury, real estate, entertainment law, and other general practice areas. He joined Kemp Klein in 2013 as a member of our award-winning Trusts and Estates litigation practice group. Mr. Nahhat delivers effective service to individuals, their families and to businesses of all sizes from a client-centered philosophy of practice. Mr. Nahhat’s clients rely on him to help them create solutions to their important issues, and have confidence in his commitment to mutual trust in the attorney-client relationship. Mr. Nahhat is highly regarded in his community for his advocacy for local performing artists, through the Shakespeare Royal Oak outdoor summer festival, and coaching for Royal Oak High School.
J.D., Wayne State University, 1990
B.F.A., Wayne State University, 1983
Royal Oak (Kimball) High School, 1979
Bar and Court Admissions
State Bar of Michigan, 1991 U.S. District Court, 1991
State Bar of Michigan
(Recipient, John Hensel Award, 2006)
(Chairman, Section of Arts, Entertainment, Communications and Sports, 1997-1998)
Oakland County Bar Association
(Recipient, Distinguished Service Commendation in 2012, from the Oakland County Prosecutor)
Macomb County Bar Association
Wayne County Probate Bar Association
Screen Actors Guild
Mr. Nahhat serves as the founder and Chairman of non-profit Water Works Theatre Company, Inc., the independent producer of Royal Oak’s summer Shakespeare in the Park programs. He also served for over twelve years as a Royal Oak High School Coach.