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​D.C. Partner Appointed Vice Chair of Military and Veterans Health Law Task Force for ABA Health Law Section

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Washington, D.C. partner Brenda Maloney Shafer has been appointed as Vice Chair of the Military and Veterans Health Law Task Force for the American Bar Association (ABA) Health Law Section.

Brenda will serve a one-year term, beginning on September 1, 2015. She has past military experience, serving as a United States Army nurse corps officer.

Shafer is a member of the firm's Health Law Practice Group. She focuses her practice primarily in health law, and in particular, health care regulatory and transactional work. She received her law degree, cum laude, from the University of New Mexico, her master of laws in health law from Saint Louis University, and her bachelor of science in nursing degree from Creighton University.

About Quarles & Brady's Health Law Practice Group
Quarles & Brady is a cutting-edge leader in the ever-changing, highly regulated health care industry. The firm's health & life sciences team provides innovative legal services to health care providers, life sciences businesses, and all of their myriad business partners. This diverse client base gives us a unique perspective on the health and life sciences industry and allows us to bring a unique understanding of the trends and forces affecting our clients’ businesses to our work. Our lawyers have the breadth and depth of experience to provide "one-stop shopping" to the entire gamut of legal issues that any of these businesses may face, including labor and employment, intellectual property, real estate, tax-exempt organizations, immigration, and insurance regulation. Our team includes lawyers who specialize in health care law, as well as lawyers in other practices who have experience and knowledge regarding the challenges unique to businesses in the health and life sciences field.

About Quarles & Brady LLP
Quarles & Brady is a full-service AmLaw 200 firm with more than 475 attorneys offering an array of legal services to corporate and individual clients that range from small entrepreneurial businesses to Fortune 100 companies, with practice focuses in health care and life sciences, business law, labor and employment, real estate, data privacy and security, and complex litigation. The firm has offices in Chicago; Indianapolis; Madison; Milwaukee; Naples, Florida; Phoenix; Scottsdale; Tampa; Tucson; and Washington, D.C. Additional information can be found online at, as well as on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.