Diversity & Inclusion
Cornell Boggs Named to 2022 “Most Influential Black Lawyers” by Savoy Magazine
Milwaukee — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that senior strategic advisor Cornell Boggs has been named to the 2022 "Most Influential Black Lawyers" by Savoy Magazine.
The list is comprised of the best Black lawyers...
Liya Green, Shamika Mazyck and Pete Gonzales Accepted into Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Programs
Milwaukee – The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that attorneys Liya Green, Shamika Mazyck and Pete Gonzales have been chosen to participate in the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity’s (LCLD) 2022-2023 Fellows and Pathfinders programs.
Quarles & Brady Again Recognized as One of “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality” by Human Rights Campaign Foundation
Firm Earns Perfect Corporate Equality Index Score for Eighth Year in a Row
Milwaukee — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced it has received a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2022...
01/19/22 – Media Mention
Eric Ledbetter Profiled in Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Chicago-based Immigration partner Eric Ledbetter shared his experience about why Quarles & Brady was the right cultural fit for him in a recent Chicago Daily Law Bulletin article.
The article focuses on how Ledbetter, as someone who is now on the...
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
Cornell Boggs Named to 2021 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors by Savoy Magazine
Milwaukee — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Cornell Boggs has been included on the "2021 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors" list by Savoy Magazine.
The "Most Influential Black Corporate Directors" recognizes Black leaders who...
Quarles & Brady Named 2021 Tipping the Scales Firm by Diversity & Flexibility Alliance
Milwaukee – National law firm Quarles & Brady has been named a 2021 Tipping the Scales firm by the Diversity & Flexibility Alliance, in recognition of the fact that at least 50% of the firm’s recent new partner class are...
Firm’s DEI Efforts Recognized with LCLD Compass Award
Milwaukee – The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) announced today that Quarles & Brady is among the firms to receive its 2021 Compass Award, which recognizes individuals and organizations that have met key criteria aimed at creating a more...
Quarles & Brady Signs on for Mansfield Rule Certification to Strengthen Diversity Efforts
Milwaukee – The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced today that it will participate in the Mansfield Rule 5.0 certification process, which is designed to increase the representation of diverse lawyers in law firm leadership.
Operated by Diversity...
Quarles & Brady Provides Pro Bono Guidance to South Side Community Art Center
Chicago – The South Side Community Art Center (SSCAC) is teaming up with national law firm Quarles & Brady LLP, which is providing pro bono legal services to support the center’s ongoing rebranding and growth initiatives.
Steven Hunter, a commercial litigation...
Quarles & Brady Joins Alliance for Asian American Justice
Milwaukee — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced its participation in the Alliance for Asian American Justice, a coalition providing legal support and advocacy to victims of anti-Asian hate crimes and harassment.
The Alliance for Asian...
03/31/21 – Media Mention
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”
Below is an excerpt:
"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 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...
09/16/20 – Media Mention
Cornell Boggs featured in Lawdragon’s “Lawyer Limelight: Cornell Boggs”
Below is an excerpt:
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...
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