Quarles & Brady Earns Face Award 2014, Celebrating Diversity in Southwest Florida01/30/14
NAPLES, FLA., — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that its Naples office has earned a Face Award 2014 from D’Latinos and Gulfshore Business magazines. The award will be formally presented to representatives of Quarles & Brady during a ceremony scheduled for Friday, February 28, 2014, at The Hyatt Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Bonita Springs, Florida.
The Face Awards celebrate diversity in the local community and any businesses that promote diversity in their workforce and value it among their customers. Nominations in six different categories were reviewed by a panel of judges, choosing companies and individuals who reflect and celebrate positive values and ethnic and racial diversity. Quarles & Brady was specifically honored in the Large Company category.
“For us, this is not a one-off initiative,” stated T. Robert Bulloch, managing partner of the firm’s Naples office “This is the dyed-in-the-wool fabric of our operation. That’s why you have leaders that are diverse.”
Quarles & Brady has long been recognized for its commitment to women in leadership with accolades in Working Mother magazine and consulting group Flex-Time Lawyers named the firm one of the Best Law Firms for Women in 2013. Florida Trend and Best Companies Group named Quarles & Brady as one of Florida’s Best Companies to Work for 2012 and 2013.The Women in Law Empowerment Forum awarded the firm its Gold Standard Certification in 2013 – recognition of the leadership role of women partners.
The Naples office Quarles & Brady reaches out to the community by attending minority job fairs, sponsoring scholarships for minority students, and working closely with career placement officers. Inside the firm, mentoring and leadership programs help women and other minorities move up the ranks.