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Michael Gonring to Receive Distinguished Service Award from Milwaukee Bar Association

MILWAUKEE, WIS. - The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Michael J. Gonring, a partner in the Firm's Milwaukee office, will receive the Distinguished Service Award from the Milwaukee Bar Association ("MBA").

The Distinguished Service Award is given to a member of the bar association whose extraordinary service to the bar over the years has helped to support and better the profession. Gonring was selected to receive the award for being a leader and role model and for his efforts to promote pro bono activities within the profession. He will be honored at the MBA's 154th Annual Meeting & Luncheon on June 12 in Milwaukee.

Gonring is a member of the Firm's Product Liability, Toxic Tort and Personal Injury Litigation Group. He is the former chairman of the Delivery of Legal Services Committee for the Wisconsin Access to Justice Commission, serves as current chairman of the board of trustees for the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee and is the Firm's pro bono coordinator.

He earned both his law degree, cum laude, and undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Marquette University.

About the Milwaukee Bar Association
Established in 1858, the Milwaukee Bar Association is the fifth oldest bar association in the country. The MBA aids in the administration of justice, promotes high standards of learning and professional conduct, provides opportunities for law-related community service and fosters collegiality within the legal community.

About Quarles & Brady LLP
Quarles & Brady LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 400 attorneys practicing from offices in Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz.; Chicago, Ill.; Naples and Tampa, Fla.; Milwaukee and Madison, Wis.; Shanghai, China, and Washington, D.C. The Firm offers an array of legal services to corporate and individual clients that range from small entrepreneurial businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Additional information about the Firm may be found at, and on TwitterLinkedIn and Facebook.