News & Resources

Firm News

​Quarles & Brady Partners Named Washington D.C. Super Lawyers

Washington, D.C. — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that partners John F. Dienelt and Scott McIntosh have been named by Washington D.C. Super Lawyers magazine as among the top attorneys in Washington, D.C. for 2016.

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service that recognizes outstanding lawyers who have gained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual, statewide selections are made using a multi-phased process that includes independent peer nominations, peer evaluations, and research. No more than five percent of total lawyers in a state are selected for inclusion in Super Lawyers.

John F. Dienelt is a litigator with 30 years of trial and appellate experience, particularly in franchising, antitrust, intellectual property, and other commercial cases. He concentrates on complex and enterprise-threatening litigation, including class actions. He speaks regularly at programs on franchising and teaches franchise law as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University Law Center and at the University of Virginia Law School. He received his law degree from Yale Law School, his master’s degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, and his bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia.

Scott McIntosh serves as the Washington, D.C. office chair of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group. He is a franchise law attorney possessing significant experience dealing with the most complex cases among the business, litigation, and regulatory issues that confront franchising companies. Scott has practiced in state and federal courts, at both the trial court and appellate levels, and has arbitrated cases before various arbitral bodies, including the American Arbitration Association, JAMS, and United States Arbitration & Mediation. He earned his law degree, cum laude, from the Georgetown University Law Center, his master's degree from Georgetown University, his bachelor's degree, magna cum laude, from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his certificate of executive management from the University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business.