Diversity & Inclusion
Elizabeth Trachtman Villa Quoted in “Men, Women Offer Gender Equity Insights in ABA Report”
A recent study done by the American Bar Association's "Commission on Women in the Profession" is generating conversations regarding the ways men can become allies in the effort to achieve gender equality in the legal profession. The Indiana Lawyer reached...
The Indiana Lawyer
03/10/21 – Media Mention
Hector Diaz featured in “20 Diverse Business Leaders to Watch in 2021” by AZ Business Magazine
Below is an excerpt:
Partner | Quarles & Brady
Diaz is a partner at Quarles & Brady, practicing in the areas of white collar and complex criminal matters. Previously, Diaz worked with the Maricopa County public defender's office, handling major felony matters....
AZ Business Magazine
03/10/21 – Media Mention
Leonardo Loo Quoted in AZ Business Magazine Article “The Business Case for Diversity”
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"Diversity is not just acknowledging and understanding our differences, but truly valuing those differences we bring to the table, learning from those differences, and harnessing the product of differences to benefit the organization and our community," says...
AZ Business Magazine
Nneka Umeh and Zachary Eastburn Accepted to 2021 Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Programs
Milwaukee — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Nneka Umeh has been accepted into the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Fellows Program and Zachary Eastburn has been accepted into the LCLD Pathfinder Program.
02/24/21 – Media Mention
Article by John Daniels and Shamika Mazyck Featured in Savoy
John Daniels and Shamika Mazyck wrote an article for Savoy that explained how the nonprofit Black Directors Health Equity Agenda (BDHEA) has been working to address long-standing issues related to health equity in the United States. Additionally, the article discusses...
Chair Emeritus John Daniels Named to “Notable Minority Executives” by BizTimes Milwaukee
Milwaukee — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Chair Emeritus John Daniels has been named to "Notable Minority Executives" by BizTimes Milwaukee.
"Notable Minority Executives" profiles minority executives in the Milwaukee area who have made...
Partner Cathleen Yu Included on Phoenix Business Journal’s “2021 Outstanding Women in Business”
Phoenix — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Cathleen Yu, a partner and Phoenix Business Law Practice Group chair, has been listed to the Phoenix Business Journal's "2021 Outstanding Women in Business."
The "2021 Outstanding...
Partner Lindsey Davis Elected Board Chair of YWCA Southeast Wisconsin for 2021
Milwaukee — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Lindsey Davis, a partner in the firm's Labor & Employment Practice Group, has been elected as the new YWCA Southeast Wisconsin (YWCA SEW) board chair for...
Quarles & Brady Designated as a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality,” Earns Perfect 2021 Corporate Equality Index Score From Human Rights Campaign
Milwaukee — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced it has been recognized as a "Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality" by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), having received a perfect score of 100 percent on...
John Daniels and Shamika Mazyck Discuss Disparity in Health Equity and COVID-19 Vaccine in Business Insider Article
Milwaukee - Chair Emeritus John Daniels and Shamika Mazyck wrote an opinion article for Business Insider that discussed steps healthcare organizations should take to ensure that racial and ethnic minorities are fairly and equitably included in ongoing clinical trials and...
Paralegal Sybil Taylor Aytch Showcases Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Through Roles in Legal Associations
Phoenix - Sybil Taylor Aytch, a paralegal in the Quarles & Brady Phoenix office, is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. Through two recent appointments, she’ll continue to help the legal industry strengthen its embrace of DEI.
Effective today, Aytch has...
Kim Johnson Recognized at MKE Fellows Luncheon
Milwaukee — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP is proud to announce that Kimberly Leach Johnson, partner and chair emeritus, was recognized at the MKE Fellows Luncheon for her significant contributions to the organization.
Founded by Quarles & Brady...
Quarles & Brady Represents Shawnee Tribe in Successful Bid to Reverse Dismissal of Suit Claiming Improper CARES Act Funding
Milwaukee — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced it had successfully represented the Shawnee Tribe, a federally recognized Indian Tribe in Oklahoma, in reversing a Washington, D.C., federal district court dismissal of the Shawnee Tribe...
Quarles & Brady Supports Titletowntech and Its Partners as They Launch the Equity League
The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP, as the exclusive legal counsel to TitletownTech, is proud to support TitletownTech and its partners in launching the Equity League, an investment division that will focus on building a portfolio of...
Chair Emeritus John Daniels Recognized as “2020 Business Champion” by African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin
Milwaukee — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Chair Emeritus John Daniels was recognized as a "2020 Business Champion" at the African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin Breakfast of Champions.
The African American Chamber of...
12/09/20 – Media Mention
John W. Daniels Featured in Bloomberg Law Podcast “Black Lawyers Speak: Stories of the Past, Hopes for the Future”
Currently, law firms and companies across the nation are joining together in the national dialogue on race and equality and looking more closely at how their corporate cultures can better incorporate diversity and inclusion. Bloomberg Law released the first episode...
UnCommon Law Podcast
Steven Hunter Appointed Vice Chair of the Museum of Science and Industry Chicago President’s Council
Chicago — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that partner Steven Hunter has been appointed vice chair of the Museum of Science and Industry Chicago President's Council.
The Museum of Science and Industry Chicago (MSI) President’s...
American College of Mortgage Attorneys Selects Partner Rasha Elganzouri Gad as Fellow
Chicago — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP is pleased to announce that Rasha Elganzouri Gad, a partner in the firm's Real Estate Practice Group, has been selected to the 2021 fellowship class of the American College...
09/16/20 – Media Mention
Cornell Boggs featured in Lawdragon’s “Lawyer Limelight: Cornell Boggs”
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Cornell Boggs recently joined Quarles & Brady as Of Counsel and Senior Strategic Advisor. The dual position is perfectly suited to Boggs, whose career trajectory has always taken two interwoven paths (with some strategic offshoots): more traditional in-house...
Amy Cotton Peterson Selected to Outstanding Women in Business List by Phoenix Business Journal
Phoenix — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that partner Amy Cotton Peterson has been selected to "Outstanding Women in Business" by Phoenix Business Journal.
The 20th annual "Outstanding Women in Business" honors 25 women from...
Quarles & Brady Announces Mary Ann Murray as Real Estate Practice Group National Chair
Milwaukee — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Mary Ann Murray, a partner in the firm's Chicago office, has been named national chair of the Real Estate Practice Group, effective October 1.
Murray succeeds Kevin...
Working Mother Honors Quarles & Brady as One of the 2020 “Best Law Firms for Women”
Milwaukee — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Working Mother has named the firm as one of the 2020 "Best Law Firms for Women," in recognition of its best practices in recruiting, retaining, promoting...
Steven Hunter Selected as a Fellow by the American Bar Foundation
Chicago, IL. — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Steven Hunter, a partner in the firm's Chicago office, has been selected to be a Fellow by the American Bar Foundation.
American Bar Foundation Fellows comprise...
Eric Ledbetter and Robert Messerly Recognized as Crain’s 2020 Notable LGBTQ Executives
Chicago, IL — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP is pleased to announce that Chicago partners Eric Ledbetter and Robert Messerly have been recognized as Crain's 2020 Notable LGBTQ Executives by Crain's Chicago Business.
Crain's Notable LGBTQ Executives features...
Quarles & Brady Continues Momentum in Diversity, Inclusion and Client Relations with Addition of Cornell Boggs
CHICAGO — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced today that Cornell Boggs will join the firm as Of Counsel and Senior Strategic Advisor, starting August 3.
Boggs, who will be based in the firm's Chicago office, will...
Samantha Skenandore Named to Wisconsin Law Foundation Board of Directors
Madison, WI — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Samantha Skenandore, an attorney in the firm's Real Estate and Indian Law and Policy practice groups, has been named to the Wisconsin Law Foundation Board...
Pilar Thomas Testifies at House Energy and Commerce Committee Hearing on COVID-19’s Effect on Indian Renewable Energy
Tucson, AZ — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Pilar Thomas, a partner in the firm's Indian Law & Policy and Energy, Environment & Natural Resources practice groups, testified on July 8, 2020 at...
James Wu Named to 2020 Northern California Super Lawyers
Walnut Creek, CA — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that James Y. Wu, the California Labor and Employment Chair, has been named by Super Lawyers as among the top attorneys in Northern California...
Quarles & Brady Obtains WILEF 2020 Gold Standard for 10th Year in a Row
MILWAUKEE, WI — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP is pleased to announce that it has received a Gold Standard Certification by the Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) for the 10th straight year. 47 firms are...
Indian Land Tenure Foundation Board of Directors Elects Samantha Skenandore to Board Chair for Third Year
MADISON — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Samantha Skenandore, an attorney in the firm's Real Estate and Indian Law and Policy practice groups, has been elected as Board Chair by the Indian Land...
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