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Marian Zapata-Rossa Appointed to Commission on Minorities in the Judiciary

PHOENIX, ARIZ. - The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Marian M. Zapata-Rossa, an associate in the Firm's Phoenix office, has been appointed by Arizona Supreme Court Chief Justice Rebecca White Berch to serve on the Commission on Minorities in the Judiciary.

Ms. Zapata-Rossa practices in the area of labor and employment law. She focuses her practice on representing employers before various government agencies, in settlement, arbitration, mediation and litigation and advising on current trends and compliance with state and federal employment laws. Ms. Zapata-Rossa currently serves on the board of the Los Abogados Hispanic Bar Association and is a member and mentor for the Hispanic National Bar Association's Pipeline Program. In 2011, she was selected as a "40 Hispanic Leaders Under 40" honoree by Phoenix's Univision Radio and Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.

Ms. Zapata-Rossa earned her law degree, cum laude, from Howard University School of Law and her bachelor's degree, cum laude, from the Ohio State University.

About Commission on Minorities
The Commission on Minorities in the Judiciary, a standing committee of the Arizona Judicial Council, seeks to address disproportionate minority contact in the justice system; enrich the diversity of the judiciary to reflect the communities it serves, while maintaining the highest level of qualifications; promote cultural competency in its judicial officers and employees; and enhance communication with minority communities through education and collaboration with public and private sector programs that aspire to similar purposes.

About Quarles & Brady LLP
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