Brett L. Wisniewski is an incoming Trusts & Estates Associate at Manice Budd & Baggett LLP.

His practice areas include Estate Planning, Wealth Transfer Taxation, Probate and Administration, Guardianship Proceedings, and he has a keen interest in developing Estate Plans that include Intellectual Property.

Prior to joining Manice Budd & Baggett, Brett earned his Ph.D. in Classical Languages, Literature, and Linguistics from New York University. He taught Ancient Greek, Latin, and Ethical Philosophy at a college preparatory school in Manhattan for ten years and served as the Organizer of their Upper School Leadership Seminar.

Brett is a graduate of Brooklyn Law School, where he earned a Certificate with Distinction in the study of Intellectual Property, Media, and Information Law.

He was member of the school’s HELP (Helping Elders Through Litigation and Policy) Clinic, where he became a Court Evaluator for Guardianship Proceedings and worked cases for the New York County Surrogate’s Court.

Brett is an avid reader, writer, musician, and amateur chef.


2004 Wayne State University, B.A.
2014 New York University, Ph.D.
2023 Brooklyn Law School, J.D.


New York

Practice Areas

Estate Planning & Administration
Wealth Transfer and Estate Taxation

Involvement & Awards

Certificate (with Distinction) in Intellectual Property, Media, and Information Law, Brooklyn Law School


Speaking Engagements

Board Memberships