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Quarles & Brady Sponsors “Emerging Black Talent…Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow” Corporate Partners Program to Discuss Development of Local African-American Talent

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that the Firm is a sponsor of the Corporate Partners “Emerging Black Talent…Yesterday, Today Tomorrow” program being held Wednesday, Feb. 8 at Johnson Controls in honor of Black History Month. The event aims to bring together corporate leaders to explore further ways to further develop African-American talent in the Milwaukee community.

Approximately ten Quarles & Brady representatives will attend the event, which features a panel of leaders from prominent local corporations discussing the emergence of African-American talent in the community workforce. They will also engage in group brainstorming sessions to develop new ideas to continue this development.

“Quarles & Brady is committed to fostering diversity within our offices and our communities,” said George Marek, Quarles & Brady partner and co-chair of the Firm’s Diversity Committee. “We are honored to join with other leading corporations in Milwaukee to come up with ideas to develop and retain the incredible talents of African-Americans in our community.”

In addition to Quarles & Brady, the Corporate Partners participating in and sponsoring the event include Johnson Controls, Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, ManpowerGroup, Rockwell Automation, American Family Insurance, Northwestern Mutual and BMO Harris Bank.