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​Friedman Reappointed to City of Mequon Ethics Board

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Milwaukee partner Jim Friedman has been reappointed to the City of Mequon Ethics Board by the Mayor of Mequon.

Friedman has served on the board since 1996 (with a break from 1998 – 2000) and is currently the chair, presiding over the eight districts. He has served the City of Mequon in the following capacities:

  • Alderman, Wisconsin 4th & 7th Districts (1979 –1983)
  • President, Common Council (1980 –1982)
  • Chair (2008 – present) and Member, Board of Ethics (1996 – 1998 and 2000 – present)
  • Chair, Blue Ribbon Visioning Committee (1998 – 2000)

"I'm very honored to be reappointed by Mayor Dan Abendroth," said Friedman. "I'm looking forward to serving another term as the chair of the Ethics Board. Mequon has been my home for forty years and I truly enjoy giving back to my community."

Friedman is a member of the firm's Business Law Practice Group where he is well-known for his representation of banks in Wisconsin and for his experience in dealing with federal and state bank regulators. His in-depth knowledge of the banking industry and his creative approach to navigating legal issues have resulted in several first-of-a-kind transactions for his bank clients. He received his law degree from the University of Notre Dame Law School and his bachelor's degree from Marquette University.