October 26, 2009
Quarles & Brady's Speckhard Elected Fellow of American College of Bond Counsel
MILWAUKEE, WIS. — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady is pleased to announce that Rebecca A. Speckhard has been elected as a fellow of the American College of Bond Counsel. She is one of only six Wisconsin bond lawyers elected to the College and five of the six are Quarles & Brady bond lawyers. Other Quarles & Brady attorneys who have been elected to the College include: Julianna Ebert, John Holbrook, Brian Lanser and John Whiting.
Speckhard focuses her practice on municipal and governmental finance. She serves as bond counsel to municipal and governmental issuers throughout the State of Wisconsin, with particular expertise in general obligation financings, public utility revenue bond financings and community development authority and redevelopment authority financings, and related tax incremental financing and development matters. She earned her law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School and her B.A. degree from the University of Wisconsin. She has been recognized as a "Super Lawyer" in the area of public finance each year since 2005 and is listed in The Best Lawyers in America®
(2007-present: Public Finance Law).
The American College of Bond Counsel is a select organization of attorneys who have demonstrated excellence and leadership and enjoy reputations among their peers for their skills, experience and commendable standards of ethical and professional conduct in the practice of bond law. Membership in the College is extremely limited and admission as a Fellow is a recognition of the lawyer's accomplishments and expertise in the field of public finance law.
Quarles & Brady LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 450 attorneys practicing from offices in Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz.; Chicago, Ill.; Naples, Fla.; and Milwaukee and Madison, Wis. The Firm offers an array of legal services to corporate and individual clients that range from small entrepreneurial businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Additional information about the firm may be found at www.quarles.com