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law in Wisconsin and Minnesota.

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Vermont Business Magazine reported this week that Burlington-based Switchback Brewing Company has officially become Vermont's first 100% employee-owned brewery. The transition to employee ownership was accomplished through an ESOP that was announced to the company's 30 employees at its annual meeting on Monday. The ESOP enables the company to continue its flavor-focused approach to brewing in the company's original home in Burlington.

Commenting on the transition, owner and Brewmaster Bill Cherry noted, "I wanted Switchback to be Vermont-owned forever. Entrusting the brewery to the employees ensures the company will carry on with its mission to provide great beer and great jobs to the local community. It's theirs to grow and nurture and reap the benefits. It is the right thing to do and I hope all Vermonters show their support by keeping Switchback beers on their go-to list."


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Andrew leverages a unique combination of legal and tax accounting skills to provide clients with actionable business-oriented solutions to legal questions. Andrew counsels clients on a wide variety of employee benefits issues, including health and welfare plans, qualified retirement plans, and non-qualified deferred compensation plans. Andrew’s tax experience covers business, individual, and employment tax compliance, as well as consulting for investment tax credits and the low-income housing tax credit.
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