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Lawrence Falbe Elected President of The Lake County Republican Federation

CHICAGO, ILL. - The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Lawrence W. Falbe, a partner in the firm's Chicago office, was elected as president of The Lake County Republican Federation ("the Federation"). The Federation recently celebrated its 50th Anniversary as the premier Republican fund-raising organization in Lake County, Illinois, and regularly hosts events with national GOP figures such as Mitt Romney, Tim Pawlenty, Scott Walker and Eric Cantor, among many others.

"It is indeed an honor to serve as President of an organization with such a long and distinguished history as the Federation," said Falbe. "As the new President, I pledge to continue the commitment to supporting and electing good Republicans to office in Lake County and to help lay the foundation for another fabulous 50 years."

Falbe is a member of the firm's Environmental Practice Group. His practice focuses on environmental transactional support (both real estate and corporate), environmental defense and litigation, Brownfields issues and environmental compliance matters. He has substantial experience reviewing and analyzing Phase I and Phase II assessments to satisfy due diligence requirements, obtaining No Further Remediation Letters, evaluating the cost/benefit of transactions, and advising clients on potential liability and remediation issues. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor at Northwestern University Law School where he has taught a course on environmental issues in real estate and commercial transactions. Falbe is a member of the firm's Diversity Committee, has served on the Executive Committee of the Federation for over 10 years, and serves on the boards of several public and private organizations including, Conserve Lake County, Mettawa Open Lands Association, Busy Brains Children's Museum, the Lake County Regional Plan Commission, and Gus Berthold Electric Company.

He earned his law degree from DePaul University College of Law and his undergraduate degree, cum laude, from Augustana College.

About Lake County Republican Federation
Since 1962, the Federation has provided the primary financial, staff, and office support for the Lake County Republican Party. It provides an ongoing and visible presence for Republican activities in Lake County by underwriting a permanent storefront office in Libertyville with an experienced and dedicated Executive Director and volunteers.

About Quarles & Brady LLP
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