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Twenty-Two Quarles & Brady Attorneys Selected for Inclusion in 2013 Southwest Super Lawyers®

Ten Attorneys Also Named 2013 Southwest Rising Stars

PHOENIX, ARIZ. - The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that twenty-two of its attorneys have been named by Southwest Super Lawyers®magazine as among the top five percent of attorneys in Arizona for 2013. Susan Boswell, James Ullman, and Jeffrey Wolf were named among the Top 50 attorneys in Arizona and Susan Boswell, Lisa Duran, and Diane Haller were also named among the Top 25 Female attorneys in Arizona.

Additionally, ten Quarles & Brady attorneys were named by Southwest Super Lawyers & Rising Stars as among the top up-and-coming attorneys in the state for 2013. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state are named to the list.

Attorneys from the firm's Arizona offices who were selected for inclusion in the 2013 Southwest Super Lawyers list are:

Brian R. Booker - Business Litigation
Susan G. Boswell - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Lisa D. Duran - Immigration
Roger K. Ferland - Environmental
Isaac M. Gabriel - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Diane M. Haller - Real Estate
John A. Harris - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Craig H. Kaufman - Business Litigation
Don P. Martin - Business Litigation
Roger N. Morris - Health Care
James F. Morrow - Banking
P. Robert Moya - Mergers & Acquisitions
John Maston O'Neal - Business Litigation
Jon E. Pettibone - Employment & Labor
Kevin D. Quigley - Business Litigation
James A. Ryan - Business Litigation
Derek L. Sorenson - Real Estate
Nicole France Stanton - Professional Liability: Defense*
James A. Ullman - Franchise/Dealership
C. Bradley Vynalek - Business Litigation
Lori L. Winkelman - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Jeffrey H. Wolf - Franchise/Dealership

Quarles & Brady attorneys from the firm's Arizona offices who were named to the 2013 Southwest Rising Stars list are:

Heather L. Buchta - Intellectual Property
John S. Craiger - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
David E. Funkhouser III - Business Litigation
Craig J. O'Loughlin - Employment & Labor
Ryan S. Patterson - Business Litigation*
Amy Cotton Peterson - Health Care
Kelly E. Singer - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights
Rowan P. Smith - Intellectual Property*
Lauren Elliott Stine - Business Litigation*
James L. Ugalde - Bankruptcy & Creditor/Debtor Rights

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.

(*) Lawyers who are listed for the first time in Southwest Super Lawyers®.

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, and on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.