deborah groban olson

Attorney at Law Specializing in employee ownership and cooperatives

deborah groban olson

Attorney at Law
Specializing in employee ownership and cooperatives

313-331-7821

313-331-7821

Employee ownership and cooperatives
sustain local businesses and strengthen communities.

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We assist business owners, unions, employee groups and community groups

Learn about the benefits of ESOPs (Employee Stock Ownership Plans) and cooperatives. We advise business owners who wish to sell the business and stock to their employees. We assist employee groups interested in buying the businesses in which they work. We help business owners and employees build sustainable businesses that provide good permanent local jobs. We help businesses share resources to save money and pay less taxes. We help business owners plan business succession that will benefit them and their families financially, while continuing to provide jobs in their community. We provide business law services to cooperatives, unions, business and non-profit organizations. Learn more about our services and our clients.

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Employee ownership (especially for unionized companies), cooperatives, and business succession are powerful alternatives to keep businesses thriving.
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By employing local people and empowering employees, the local economy can thrive off the retained employees who care about their community.
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Worker co-ops may be the best fit for business succession of a substantial social enterprise. They are not only practical, but they allow for hands-on interaction among those involved.
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The Mission of The Group is to create a successful Metro Detroit-based, business group built on values of cooperation, commitment to community and sustainability.
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Employee groups of some companies may find it beneficial to buyout the companies for which they work.
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The Mission of The Group is to create a successful Metro Detroit-based, business group built on values of cooperation, commitment to community and sustainability.
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An ESOP is an employee benefit plan that invests primarily in employer stock. There are a host of tax incentives to encourage business owners to take advantage of ESOPs.
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Learn more about successful business startups led by Deborah Olson.
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Atty. Deb Olson helped us create the articles and bylaws for our new food co-op. We are very happy with the outcome. Her knowledge of other co-ops was quite useful. She was very engaged and responsive to questions. Her responses were prompt. She was willing to work within our financial constraints.
Katilin Koch & Mia Kania - Marigold Food Co-op