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Chairman Emeritus John W. Daniels Jr. Named to Savoy Magazine’s 2018 Most Influential Black Lawyers in the U.S.

Quarles & Brady is pleased to announce that Chairman Emeritus John W. Daniels, Jr., has been named one of the most influential black lawyers by Savoy magazine. Full article here.

The 2018 list is comprised of the “best of the best” of black lawyers, who are partners in leading national law firms, and corporate and general counsel from Fortune 1000 corporations. The magazine honors visionaries, leaders and advocates within the legal profession who are widely recognized for their professionalism, protection of rights and community service.

Daniels joined Quarles & Brady following his graduation from Harvard Law School in 1974, and has had a long and storied career. He has represented national, regional, local and governmental owners and investors, playing a significant role in some of the most complex real estate developments in the United States. He has received numerous recognitions and awards, being named one of "the 50 most influential diverse attorneys in America" by the National Bar Association and has served on major civic and corporate boards.

“John’s impact on our firm and the community is immeasurable,” said George Marek, head of Quarles & Brady’s diversity and inclusion committee. “From the MKE Fellows initiative he founded and which has dramatically improved graduation rates for African-American men, to his efforts in helping advance opportunities for diverse attorneys, John has solidified our firm’s – and his own – legacy of diversity and investing in people.”

Savoy magazine, a cultural catalyst for the African-American community, showcases and drives positive dialogue on and about black culture with in-depth reporting and social commentary. Savoy reaches the progressive, modern and sophisticated African-American consumer who demands the best in news coverage and that their voice is heard.