Kate Redman

Kate Redman

E-mail: kate@envlaw.com

Kate practices community enterprise law.  She specializes in working with small businesses, nonprofits, social enterprises, and other mission-driven organizations, including cooperatives, farms, and for-profit subsidiaries of nonprofits. She has experience working with organizations on a broad array of legal matters, including formation, governance, structure, tax-exempt status, financing, mergers/partnerships, and contracts.  Kate provides legal services to the firm’s clients on an Of Counsel basis through Commonplace Law, PLLC.

Kate also serves as Of Counsel with the law firm Cutting Edge Counsel, a California-based law firm that specializes in assisting clients with community-based investment and crowdfunding.  CEC and Kate work together to bring CEC's experience and expertise to Michigan-based clients.  Kate is currently a fellow with the Sustainable Economies Law Center and is involved in efforts to promote and grow local investment, investment crowdfunding, and community enterprise in northern Michigan.  She has written articles and made presentations on Michigan’s intrastate investment crowdfunding law, “MILE,” as well as topics related to zoning and local government regulation, farms, non-profit organizations, and small business.  

Kate received a Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University, with concentrations in Sociology and Russian Studies.  She is a cum laude graduate of the University of Michigan Law School and holds a Master of Public Policy from the University of Michigan Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.  Before joining Olson, Bzdok & Howard, Kate spent two years clerking for the Honorable Michael F. Cavanagh, Justice of the Michigan Supreme Court.

Kate is a member of the State Bar of Michigan.

E-mail: kate@envlaw.com, or schedule a meeting with Kate by clicking here.

Mailing Address

(For both locations)
Olson, Bzdok & Howard
420 East Front Street
Traverse City, MI 49686

Traverse City

Olson, Bzdok & Howard
420 East Front Street
Traverse City, MI 49686

Ph:   (231) 946-0044
Fax:   (231) 946-4807

Frankfort

Olson, Bzdok & Howard
427 Main St., 2nd Floor
Frankfort, MI 49635

Ph:   (231) 352-4412
Fax:   (231) 946-4807