Insyght’s Attorneys and Counselors have over 23 years of experience in their respective practice areas, as well as practical business knowledge and understanding from their ownership and management of various businesses. As a result, they are uniquely qualified as trusted advisors. They possess the best of both worlds: legal expertise and business know-how.

Our attorneys work collaboratively on all client matters. This holistic approach allows us to analyze your challenges from all perspectives and to create comprehensive legal solutions for growing and protecting your business.


Education and Certifications:
Michigan State University, BA 1989
University of Miami, FL, JD 1993
Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor
(CM&AA) 2014
Certified Exit Planner (CExP) 2017

Professional Licensing and Affiliations:
Michigan Bar Association: Business Law and Unincorporated Entities
National Alliance of Mergers & Acquisitions
Association of Corporate Growth-Detroit Chapter
Commercial Law Association and Commercial Transactions Society

101 W. Long Lake Rd.
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304



John T. Carter, JD, CM&AA

As the principal member of Insyght Legal, John T. Carter focuses on helping entrepreneurs with business and capital formation, mergers and acquisitions, creating commercial agreements and implementing personalized succession plans. His passion is helping new entrepreneurs become leaders in their industry through asset acquisition and protection strategies and enabling business owners to maximize the value of their businesses while achieving their retirement goals. A major part of his practice focuses on helping entrepreneurs prepare their businesses for transition to other family members, employees or outside third parties.

John is an active member of the Michigan Bar Association, the Detroit chapter of Association for Corporate Growth and the National Alliance of Mergers and Acquisitions. He is a speaker and guest lecturer at various business and entrepreneur organizations including the Oakland County Economic Development Center, MICPA and OU INC. He also works with various local-based organizations that serve Michigan’s advanced technology, human and health services and professional services sectors.

Prior to co-founding Insyght Legal, John was a Principal Member at Witzke Berry Carter and Wander, PLLC where he led the Commercial Transactions Group and worked with closely-held and family owned businesses. Prior to joining Witzke Berry, he was General Counsel and VP of Sales and Business Development at Learning Designs, Inc. John implemented various joint ventures, strategic alliances and licensing arrangements which enabled the company to increase its operating capacity and become a leader in the e-learning industry.

John has obtained a Bachelor of Arts from Michigan State University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Miami, Florida. John also holds the professional designation of Certified Merger & Acquisition Advisor (CM&AA) as well as the professional designation of a Certified Exit Planner (CExP).

For more information about our legal expertise and areas of experience, please feel free to contact us at (248) 935-7207 or email us at jcarter@insyghtlegal.com.