Nazli G. Sater

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Southfield, MI

Warner Norcross + Judd LLP
 | 2000 Town Center, Suite 2700
Southfield, MI 48075-1318
Phone: 616-426-8174
Fax: 248-603-9778
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009, 2013 - 2016, 2018 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1985
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law
Attorney Profile

A partner at Warner Norcross + Judd LLP, Nazli G. Sater focuses her practice exclusively on divorce and other family law matters. Located in Southfield, Michigan, she provides astute and compassionate representation to clients throughout the state whose marriages are coming to an end and who are having to reach decisions on such related issues as the division of complex assets and debts, child custody and visitation, and alimony and child support. In regard to property division, Ms. Sater has a great deal of experience in the valuation of business interests, investment portfolios and restricted stock units.

A forceful courtroom advocate when necessary, Ms. Sater has an extensive background in arbitration, negotiations, and mediation, and she will when appropriate help her clients reach an accord through one or more of these alternative dispute resolution methods. Her successful track record in these often emotional and highly charged cases has led to a great deal of recognition from her fellow attorneys. Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America, Ms. Sater has also received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell, and DBusiness Magazine has named her to its annual Top Lawyers list.

Ms. Sater majored in political science as an undergraduate at Wayne State University, and she received a Bachelor of Arts in 1982. Remaining in Detroit, she pursued her legal education at Wayne State University Law School and was awarded her Juris Doctor in 1985. After graduation, Ms. Sater served a clerkship with a judge on the 6th Circuit Court in Oakland County. She is admitted to practice in Michigan as well as before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, and her professional affiliations include the Oakland County Bar Association.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell® is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Family Law (100%): Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce

Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce


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Super Lawyers: 2009, 2013 - 2016, 2018 - 2019

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About Nazli Sater

Admitted: 1985, Michigan

Professional Webpage:


  • Named a Top Lawyer in Family Law by DBusiness, 2012-2013
  • Named a Top Lawyer in Family Law by DBusiness, 2010
  • Recognized as 2015 10 Best Family Law Attorney for Client Satisfaction by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Leading Lawyers Michigan, 2014
  • Named to Michigan Super Lawyer, 2013 - Present
  • Named to Michigan Super Lawyers 2009 - 2010
  • Best Lawyers in America, Family Law and Family Law Arbitration, 2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Karmanos Cancer Institute, Board of Directors, 2009 - Present
  • Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Family Law, Advisory Board
  • Oakland County Bar Association, Family Law Committee, Member 
  • State Bar of Michigan, Family Law Section Council, Member
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Michigan, 1985

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Governing Member
  • Inforum - A Professional Women's Alliance, Member, 2015

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Child Custody Chapter of Michigan Family Law, Sixth Edition, Institute of Continuing Legal Education
  • Divorce and After: Is Your Life Insurance Policy Up to Date?, 2016
  • "Child Custody," Family Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan
  • "Fraud in Divorce," American Institute of CPAs

Educational Background:

  • Wayne State University, B.A., 1982
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Office Location for Nazli G. Sater

2000 Town Center
Suite 2700
Southfield, MI 48075-1318

Phone: 616-426-8174

Fax: 248-603-9778

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Last Updated: 4/4/2019

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