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Sarah Kaplan

Because of Sarah’s interest in worker-owned and stakeholder-owned economies, Sarah has built an area of expertise in democratic business ownership. Sarah has served a wide variety of cooperatives, worker-ownership transactions, and community wealth-building vehicles. Sarah also regularly serves benefit corporations and other businesses seeking to make a difference, as well as nonprofits. In order to help these enterprises start, grow, and thrive, Sarah’s work includes legal entity structuring, and the strategy, compliance, and documentation needed to raise investment capital.

Sarah is a Sustainable Economies Law Center Fellow, and a long-time active member of the Sociocratic governance of the Cooperative Professionals Guild. Sarah has a J.D. Magna Cum Laude from Chicago-Kent College of Law, and a bachelor’s degree in Biology from Princeton University.


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In addition to empowerment through cooperation, Sarah also loves gardening, riding bikes, and baking and eating pie.