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​Quarles & Brady Managing Partner Fred Lautz Appointed to MMAC Board of Directors

Lautz brings extensive business experience into board role

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Managing Partner Fredrick G. Lautz has been appointed to the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce (MMAC) board of directors.

Lautz practices in the firm's Business Law Practice Group, specializing in mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, and securities, and has worked with a wide variety of clients, including manufacturing and financial services. He has also played a key role in helping guide Quarles & Brady’s strategic and operational growth in his role as managing partner.

“It’s truly an honor to be selected to the MMAC board of directors,” said Lautz. “I look forward to working with the tremendous group of fellow board members to continue the MMAC’s strong tradition of cultivating and creating more economic development in the Milwaukee area.”

In the community, Lautz advocates for initiatives that improve urban education and close the achievement gap. He is involved with a number of organizations that are making powerful strides toward this end, including Schools That Can Milwaukee and the Greater Milwaukee Committee, where he is a member of the Education subcommittee.

“Fred will be a valued asset to the MMAC board,” said Katie Maloney Perhach, Quarles & Brady Milwaukee office managing partner. “His business-focused mindset will certainly help generate more ideas about ways to make Milwaukee a leader in attracting investment.”

About the MMAC
For more than 150 years, the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce (MMAC) has been serving area businesses as a private, not-for-profit organization. Today it represents approximately 1,800 member businesses with 300,000 employees in Milwaukee, Waukesha, Washington and Ozaukee counties and beyond.

Driven by the needs of its members, the MMAC is committed to increasing the economic vitality of the metro Milwaukee business community. The organization's programs and resources center around three core competencies. The MMAC is the region's best business network, bringing members together to develop business, share best practices and build stronger business relationships. It is the key private-sector partner for economic development, working to strengthen the local business base and attract and retain jobs and the talent to fill them. The MMAC serves as the region's advocate for member businesses at the local, state and federal levels.