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Anneke Diem Receives Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40 Award

CHICAGO, ILL. - The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Anneke A. Diem, an associate in the Firm's Chicago office, has been selected as one of the Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40 - Class of 2012 by the National LGBT Bar Association.

The Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40 award recognizes outstanding lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender legal professionals under the age of 40 who have distinguished themselves in their field and demonstrated a profound commitment to LGBT equality. All honorees will be recognized at the 2012 Lavender Law® Conference & Career Fair on August 25 in Washington, D.C.

Diem is a member of the Firm's Business Law Practice Group. Her practice focuses on the representation of clients in the sale and acquisition of businesses, the raising of capital by clients in private securities offerings, representation of institutional investors in connection with their direct and fund investments as well as general corporate counseling. She received her law degree from the University of Washington School of Law and her undergraduate degree, with high distinction and honors, from the University of Iowa.

About the National LGBT Bar Association 
The National LGBT Bar Association is a national association of lawyers, judges and other legal professionals, law students, activists and affiliated LGBT legal organizations. The Association promotes justice in and through the legal profession for the LGBT community in all its diversity.

About Quarles & Brady LLP
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