Troy, MI – August 1, 2017 – Today, the mother-daughter team of Linda and Alison Orlans of Orlans PC, the nation’s second largest certified women-owned law firm, shared their leadership advice and insights to more than 100 women during a panel discussion at the Great Lakes Women’s Business Council’s Leadership Institute.


Since Linda founded the firm in 1998, she and Alison have expanded its services from metro Detroit and now operate in 14 states. The firm today serves hundreds of clients in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest.


Linda attributes their growth and success to an empowered and inspired team, as well as grit and determination.


“The success of any business, especially a customer service business, is the people,” said Linda Orlans, founder & executive chairperson of Orlans PC. “Our job is all about recruiting and motivating a highly-talented team.”


Alison Orlans, now president & CEO, led the merger of three law firms in 2017 to create Orlans PC, a Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) certified firm.


“We’ve worked hard to build a firm that we’re proud of, and a culture that makes it a great place to work,” said Alison Orlans. “I am honored to share some of our strategies on this esteemed panel, and hope to inspire other female leaders in an impactful way.”


Seventy-two percent of the Orlans PC 500-person team are women. For more information on Orlans PC, visit


About Orlans PC

Orlans PC provides legal services to local and national banks, consumer loan finance companies, loan servicers, real estate developers & investors, government agencies & municipalities, utilities, and title insurance companies. The firm specializes in real estate asset management, secured and unsecured asset recovery, real estate transactions, title claims and curative, and related litigation. Orlans PC is trusted by over 150 of the nation’s most prominent financial institutions in its eight jurisdictions – Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Virginia.