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Larah K. Tannenbaum Joins Quarles & Brady’s Business Law Practice in Chicago

CHICAGO — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Larah K. Tannenbaum has joined the firm’s Business Law Group and Franchise & Distribution Practice as a partner in its Chicago office. She will also help lead the firm's Automotive Industry Team with Randall Oyler, who recently joined the firm’s Chicago office.

Tannenbaum represents manufacturers and distributors in the motor-vehicle and franchise industries on a variety of franchise-related matters ranging from nationwide initiatives and programs to dealership establishments, transfers, and terminations. She also possesses years of litigation experience, representing clients in formal and informal alternative dispute resolution processes in federal and state courts and agencies.

“The rapidly changing automotive landscape impacts a number of issues for our clients in the space, including operations, compliance and, ultimately, go-to-market strategy,” said Paul Langer, Chicago Office Managing Partner. “Larah’s substantive knowledge and experience in the automotive and franchise industries will provide our clients with the tools to navigate and capitalize on this booming market.”

During law school, Tannenbaum served as an intern to U.S. District Court Judge Robert M. Dow, Jr. of the Northern District of Illinois and a research assistant for Professor Martin Redish. She also worked as a teaching assistant for Northwestern University School of Law's legal writing course and represented clients through her participation in its Complex Civil Litigation Clinic.

Tannenbaum received her J.D., magna cum laude, from Northwestern Law and her B.A., magna cum laude, from Northwestern University.