Quarles & Brady LLP


Middle-Market Legal Toolbox


August 2014
Health Law Update

August 2014
Trusts and Estates Law Alert

August 2014
Business Law Update



Elizabeth A. Hazelbaker Joins Quarles & Brady’s Commercial Litigation Practice Group

Six Quarles & Brady Attorneys Recognized in 2014 International Who’s Who Legal: Franchise

Quarles & Brady Attorneys Named in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015

Quarles & Brady Attorneys Named Best Lawyers'® 2015 “Lawyer of the Year”



Think (and Move) Fast!
Client needed to close international finance deal with a $350 million revolving credit facility and issuance of $150 million in bonds in 30 days. Mission accomplished.

Tax Relaxation
Client wanted to “swap” parts of its businesses with another, but the tax implications were a major concern. A “Reverse Morris Trust” created a tax-free spinoff.

Getting Traction on Employer Rights
Faced with several NLRB charges and a union strike, our distributor client faced (and overcame) major threats to its business.

Settling the Giordano’s Bankruptcy: The Art of Leaving a Slice for Everyone
By the time a trustee was appointed to oversee the disposal of the Giordano’s Pizza chain in Chicago, it seemed unlikely that anyone would recover what they had lost in the company.

Leftover Milk is Green Power
When a large dairy cooperative plant outgrew its local wastewater treatment capacity, they needed a clean energy solution rather than expecting the taxpayers to build a new facility.

Putting the Puzzle Together While the Pieces Change
When the rules changed in the midst of two major syndicated loans involving a network of assisted care facilities, our lender client needed to renegotiate the business terms of both deals.