Quarles & Brady LLP


DEA Chronicles


September 2014
Tax-Exempt Organizations Law Update

September 2014
Construction Litigation Law Alert

September 2014
Employee Benefits Law Alert



Five Quarles & Brady Attorneys Listed in IAM Patent 1000 2014 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals

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

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

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



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.