Diversity at Quarles

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion Facts

We’re proud of our firm and its diversity, particularly the wide-ranging perspectives and insights that can be employed for the benefit of our clients. Not only that, our diverse leadership has been recognized by some of the most prestigious organizations in the country.

Ranking High in Diversity

In the Vault Guide to the Top 100 Law Firms, 2017 edition, Quarles & Brady ranked No. 20 in “Overall Diversity,” No. 19 in “Diversity for Minorities,” and No. 11 in “Diversity for Women.”

Our Women Are Leaders

For the last seven years running, Quarles & Brady has been identified as one of 42 top law firms qualifying for Gold Standard Certification by the Women in Law Empowerment Forum because of our many women in leadership roles.

Champions in Corporate Equality

Quarles & Brady earned a 100 percent rating in the 2010, 2011, 2015, 2016 and 2017 Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s annual Corporate Equality Index.

Female Execs Approved

Quarles & Brady was named among the “50 Best Law Firms for Women” by the National Association for Female Executives and Flex-Time Lawyers in 2009, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Paving the Way

Our chairman emeritus, John W. Daniels Jr., is one of only a few African-American chairs that have ever led an Am Law 200 law firm.

Taking the Reigns

Our current firm chair, Kimberly Leach Johnson, is similarly one of the few women that have ever led a firm of our size and scope.