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Quarles & Brady Names Jeff Peelen National Practice Group Chair for Public Finance

MILWAUKEE, WIS. - The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announces that Jeff Peelen has been named National Practice Group Chair for the firm's Public Finance Practice Group. Peelen succeeds Michael L. Roshar who has led the group since 2010.

"The firm is thrilled to have Jeff serve in this important role and we are confident that Jeff will do an exemplary job leading and executing the group's strategic vision," said John W. Daniels Jr., Chairman. "We are also thankful to Mike for the exemplary leadership he has provided the group over the past several years."

Lawyers in Quarles & Brady's Public Finance Practice Group serve as bond counsel, disclosure counsel and underwriter's counsel to a wide variety of local governments, government agencies and broker-dealer underwriters. The Practice Group ranked 1st in Wisconsin and 3rd in the Midwest in dollar volume of financings handled in the most recent rankings published by The Bond Buyer, an industry periodical.

Jeff Peelen joined Quarles & Brady in 1998 upon law school graduation. His practice involves all aspects of public finance, with an emphasis on securities law matters pertinent to local governments and broker-dealer underwriters. Peelen also serves as the chair of the firm's Government Affairs Compliance team, which assists clients with respect to political law and anti-corruption matters. Since 2010, he has been listed in Best Lawyers in America® for Public Finance and Government Affairs Compliance. Peelen, a Milwaukee native, earned his law degree, magna cum laude, from Georgetown University Law Center, where he served as the Editor in Chief of the Georgetown Law Journal. He received his undergraduate degree in mathematics and computer science from Marquette University. Peelen resides in Franklin, WI with his wife Roxanne and their three children Jack (9), William (5) and Madeline (3).

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.; Naples and Tampa, Fla.; Chicago, Ill; Madison and Milwaukee, Wis.; Washington, D.C.; and Shanghai, China. The firm provides an array of legal services to corporate and individual clients, which range from small entrepreneurial businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Additional information about the firm may be found at www.quarles.com, and on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.