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Seven Quarles & Brady Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2012 Florida Super Lawyers®

Seven Attorneys Also Named 2012 Florida Rising Stars

NAPLES, FLA. - The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that seven of its attorneys have been named by Florida Super Lawyers® magazine as among the top five percent of attorneys in Florida for 2012. Kimberly Leach JohnsonTampa Office Managing Partner, was named among the Top 50 Women Florida Super Lawyers.

Additionally, seven Quarles & Brady attorneys were named by Florida Super Lawyers & Rising Stars as among the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state for 2012. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state are named to the list.

Attorneys from the Firm's Florida offices who were selected for inclusion in the 2012 Florida Super Lawyers list are: 

David A. Beyer - Franchise/Dealership 
Timothy G. Hains - Real Estate 
William Hamilton - Business Litigation 
Kimberly Leach Johnson - Estate Planning & Probate 
Philip V. Martino - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights 
Bradley G. Rigor - Estate Planning & Probate 
Lansing C. Scriven - Business Litigation 

Attorneys from the Firm's Florida offices who were selected for inclusion in the 2012 Florida Rising Stars list are: 

Benjamin B. Brown - Business Litigation 
T. Robert Bulloch - Estate Planning & Probate 
Patrick R. Costello - General Litigation 
Kelly Lyon Davis - Employment Litigation: Defense 
Kimberley A. Dillon - Estate Planning & Probate 
Rena J. Upshaw-Frazier - Business Litigation 
Eric R. Veenstra - Real Estate

About Super Lawyers
Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Each year, the research team at Super Lawyers undertakes a rigorous multi-phase selection process that includes the creation of a candidate pool, an independent research evaluation of candidates by the research department, a peer evaluation by practice area, and a good-standing and disciplinary check.

Super Lawyers can be found online at, where lawyers can be searched by practice area and location.

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.