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Gray and Valenzuela Named to Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Programs

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Quarles & Brady LLP is pleased to announce that Washington D.C. partner Nikia Gray has been selected for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) 2018 Fellows Program and Phoenix attorney Amelia Valenzuela has been selected for the LCLD 2018 Pathfinder Program.

LCLD is a national organization comprised of corporate chief legal officers and law firm managing partners who are committed to creating a more diverse and inclusive legal profession. The Fellows Program has trained more than a thousand mid-career lawyers since 2011. The Pathfinder Program provides practical tools for developing and leveraging relationship building skills, foundational leadership skills, and an understanding of career development strategies.

Gray is a member of the firm's Intellectual Property Practice Group, where she focuses her practice on district court litigation, particularly high-stakes competitor litigation, in the areas of patent, trademark, copyright, and unfair competition, as well as intellectual property counseling.

Valenzuela is a member of the firm's Bankruptcy, Restructuring, and Creditor's Rights, where she represents large lending institutions, private equity groups, loan servicers, and other classes of secured and unsecured creditors in state court and in bankruptcy proceedings under Chapters 7, 11, and 13 of the Bankruptcy Code.

Information about the LCLD can be found here.