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Ann Murphy Named a Woman of Influence by The Business Journal of Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE, WIS. (May 23, 2012) - The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that its Milwaukee office managing partner Ann M. Murphy has been named a 2013 Woman of Influence by The Business Journal of Milwaukee.

"Ann has exerted a profound influence on this firm," said chairman John W. Daniels Jr. "She was one of our first female partners, she was our first female office managing partner, and she has been a visible presence in virtually all of our diversity and community service initiatives."

"Ann clearly is a 'person of influence,'" added the firm's managing partner Fredrick G. Lautz. "By any criteria, Ann has been a key member of our leadership here at Q&B, in industry groups and in the greater Milwaukee community."

The Women of Influence award profiles Milwaukee-area women who are making a big impact in their communities, both at work and in community endeavors in southeastern Wisconsin. Murphy was selected as a Woman of Influence in the category of "Corporate Executive." All award recipients will be honored at an awards event and featured in a special section of The Business Journal on June 7.

Murphy is a member of the firm's Corporate Services Practice Group. She specializes in the areas of commercial lending and public finance and has significant experience in commercial lending, multi-lender syndicated financing, and acquisition financings in a number of diverse industries, and serves as bond counsel and bank counsel in tax-exempt and taxable financings. Murphy received her law degree, cum laude, from the University of Wisconsin Law School and her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

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