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​Quarles & Brady Investing in Madison’s Emerging Young Professionals

Law firm is presenting sponsor of upcoming "Emerge Gala"

MADISON, Wis. — Quarles & Brady LLP will be the presenting sponsor for the second-annual “Emerge Gala” that celebrates and showcases Madison's rising young professionals. The event on March 28, 2015, is hosted by the Urban League of Greater Madison’s Young Professionals group (ULGMYP).

“This is a perfect fit for Quarles & Brady,” said Ave Bie, managing partner of the firm's Madison office. “We need to do a better job of nurturing the next generation and helping them grow into future leaders. That’s an exciting commitment to make.”

Quarles & Brady is honored to present the “Emerging Business Leader of the Year” award at the gala, and will join the Young Professionals leadership team in announcing another major initiative that will dramatically improve legal services for those in need.

Bie said she and other attorneys in the Madison firm have been meeting with Madison-area businesses to increase awareness and grow the young professionals’ initiatives with the Urban League.

“These are tomorrow’s innovators, and we need to do our best as a community to encourage their growth and development,” said Bie.

The Emerge Gala will be held at the Best Western Inn on the Park, located at 22 South Carroll Street, starting at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 28. Visit the event website to learn more and purchase tickets.

About the Urban League of Greater Madison Young Professionals
The Urban League Young Professionals is a volunteer auxiliary of community leaders ages 21 to 42 who work to empower communities and change lives through the Urban League Movement. The Urban League of Greater Madison Young Professionals chapter officially launched in 2012. Its purpose is to support the Urban League Movement through volunteerism, philanthropy and membership development. Learn more at

About the Urban League of Greater Madison
The mission of the Urban League of Greater Madison is to ensure that African Americans and other community members are educated, employed, and empowered to live well, advance professionally, and contribute to the common good in the 21st century. ULGM is committed to transforming Greater Madison into the Best [place] in the Midwest for everyone to live, learn, and work. ULGM works to make this vision a reality through a comprehensive strategic empowerment agenda that includes programs and services, advocacy, partnerships, and coalition building. Learn more at