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Alyce Katayama Selected as a Wisconsin Law Journal Woman in the Law

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Alyce Katayama, a partner in the firm's Milwaukee office, was selected as a 2016 Woman in the Law by the Wisconsin Law Journal.

Women in the Law honorees are the top female attorneys who display outstanding achievement in the practice of law in the state of Wisconsin. This year, 25 women were selected and honored at an awards ceremony on June 23.

Katayama is a member of the firm's Health Law Practice Group, where she has more than 30 years of experience representing individuals and institutions in a variety of business issues in the health care industry. She has chaired the Health and Immigration Law Practice Group, where she supervised strategic planning and day-to-day activities of those groups. Katayama is a legal leader, being the first female partner at Quarles & Brady, serving as a bridge among groups and individuals from different perspectives.

"Alyce exemplifies what it is to be a woman in the law," said Katie Perhach, Milwaukee office managing partner. "She has broken down barriers for women in the legal industry, being the first female partner at Quarles & Brady, sitting on state boards, and keeping up with today's technology. I speak for many of us when I say that I'm proud to work beside Alyce."

Katayama received her law degree from the University of Maryland, and her bachelor's degree, cum laude, from Goucher College.