Jeremy Lite Selected as Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney of the Month by VLP02/02/12
TUCSON, ARIZ. - The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Jeremy A. Lite, a partner in the Firm's Tucson office, has been selected as the Volunteer Lawyers Program ("VLP") Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney of the Month for January. He will receive his award at the VLP's Annual Awards Luncheon in the fall.
Mr. Lite leads the Firm's Environmental and Water Law practice in the Tucson office, where he is involved in the Firm's Clean Energy, Climate Change and Sustainability Group and Tribal Law Team. His work emphasizes litigation of disputes involving title to real property and claims of environmental contamination; renewable energy development; environmental and tribal housing matters in Indian Country; representing Jet Fuel Consortiums in environmental issues; Arizona groundwater rights and water supply; environmental clean-up; and compliance and permitting for manufacturers. Mr. Lite also works with major banks and other lenders to perform required environmental due diligence and to protect water rights in foreclosure situations.
He earned his law degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law and his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan.
The Outstanding Pro Bono Attorney of the Month is presented to lawyers distinguished for their outstanding pro bono contributions to the VLP. The honor recognizes situations where they have responded in areas of greatest need, where their efforts have produced positive outcomes, where they have demonstrated ongoing commitment to assisting low income clients, and where their encouragement or leadership has engaged their colleagues in pro bono work.
About Volunteer Lawyers Program
Since 1981, VLP has been carrying out its mission to foster hope, self-sufficiency, and access to the justice system by matching volunteer lawyers with low-income Arizonans who have nowhere else to turn. Through their time and expertise, these volunteer attorneys help make the justice system accessible to all.
About Quarles & Brady LLP
Quarles & Brady LLP is a full-service law firm with 425 attorneys practicing from offices in Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz.; Chicago, Ill.; Naples and Tampa, Fla.; Milwaukee and Madison, Wis.; and Shanghai, China. The Firm offers an array of legal services to corporate and individual clients that range from small entrepreneurial businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Additional information about the Firm may be found at www.quarles.com, and on Twitter and LinkedIn.