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Thomas E.F. Fabbri

fax +1 248.988.2319

Thomas Fabbri represents individuals on estate planning, probate, charitable planning, estate and trust administration, and related tax matters. He also represents beneficiaries or fiduciaries in estate contests and trust disputes.

Tom helps high net worth individuals who are primarily business owners by preparing estate planning documents tailored to address issues of incapacity, succession planning, creditor protection, estate and generation skipping tax strategies, and the efficient transfer of property during lifetime and upon death. The industries his clients belong to include manufacturing, janitorial, golf, real estate brokerage, mortgage, title, physician groups, financial services, and more.

Clients consult with Tom following the birth of a new child, a marriage, a death, the potential sale of a business, a potential intrafamily transfer of a business interest or other asset by gift and/or sale, or a change in transfer tax laws or local law effecting the transfer of property.


J.D., cum laude, Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan
B.A., with Honors, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan


Named among The Best Lawyers in America® for Litigation – Trusts and Estates by Best Lawyers (2024)

Michigan Super Lawyers Rising Star, Estate & Probate (2016-2021)

DBusiness Top Lawyer for Trusts & Estates


Detroit Executives Association – Associate Member

Financial and Estate Planning Council of Metropolitan Detroit

State Bar of Michigan, Probate and Estate Planning Section

State Bar of Michigan, Tax Section

Oakland County Bar Association

Wayne County Probate Bar Association

Community Foundation Professional Advisors Philanthropic Institute, Enrolled Institute Member (2013-2014)

State Bar Licenses


Court Admissions

U.S. District Ct., E.D. of Michigan
U.S. Tax Court