Co-op Conversions: Legal steps to Convert a Founder-Owned Business to Worker Ownership

Monthly Webinar Series | Cooperative Professionals Guild

ATTN: Attorneys doing or aspiring to do co-op conversions; law students and legal workers. 

Sam Gray will present on the steps necessary to convert a founder-owned business into a worker cooperative. He will include information on the choices a client would have to make during a conversion, including factors informing entity choice and different ways to structure the transaction.

Help lawyers identify the steps necessary for completing a conversion of an existing business into a worker cooperative. Help lawyers identify key choices for their client, and help lawyers be prepared to offer guidance to clients on those choices.

Facilitator:  Sam Gray (J.D., Cardozo School of Law 2013; New York Bar) is an attorney based in New York City, where he represents small and mid-sized businesses and worker cooperatives. Much of his work involves providing legal support to existing businesses that are converting into worker cooperatives, and he regularly works alongside the ICA Group as a legal advisor to their cooperative clients. Outside of his private practice, he has worked with Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation A’s Community Economic Development program, supporting community health centers, nonprofits, affordable housing developments, and a budding community land trust in New York City. He has been a fellow with the Sustainable Economies Law Center since 2015, and he is committed to supporting people and organizations that are building resilient local economies.

This Webinar has been approved for 1 hour of MCLE credit by the State Bar of California.

Dues paying members of the Cooperative Professionals Guild receive access to this webinar for a 50% discount ($12.50). Not a member? Join today by clicking here!

September 16, 2021 at 10:00am - 11am PDT
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