Chair Emeritus John Daniels Named to “Notable Minority Executives” by BizTimes Milwaukee02/22/21
"Notable Minority Executives" profiles minority executives in the Milwaukee area who have made significant contributions to advancing equality within the workplace and/or within southeastern Wisconsin.
Daniels is a strategic business advisor to many of the firm’s largest clients. As chair from 2007 to 2013, he expanded the firm's attorney ranks and added new office locations and national practice specialties, transforming the firm from its traditional legal industry structure to a model 21st-century professional services business.
Daniels also is a devoted civic leader, having served as chairman of both the Greater Milwaukee Foundation and the Greater Milwaukee Committee. In those roles, he focused on developing the vibrancy of the community, including diversity and inclusion. He has been recognized as one of the top 50 African American lawyers in the United States, was recently named "2020 Business Champion” by the African American Chamber of Commerce of Wisconsin and has spearheaded a national effort around health equity that has received national praise. Daniels, a product of the Milwaukee Public School system, is a graduate of the Harvard Law School.