Quarles & Brady Honored with Institutional Partner Award from Chicago-Kent College of Law Alumni Association11/26/18
CHICAGO – The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that it has received the 2018 Institutional Partner Award from the Chicago-Kent College of Law Alumni Association for contributions to the law school, the legal community and the Chicago-Kent Alumni Board Scholarship Fund.
Quarles & Brady has a long history and strong relationship with Chicago-Kent. The firm regularly participates in the school’s Patent Hub, and has provided hundreds of hours of pro bono services since the event’s inception in 2011. Through Quarles & Brady’s representation, Patent Hub has helped pro bono inventors receive a number of utility and design patents. The firm also provides sponsorships and speakers for Chicago-Kent’s annual Nonprofits and the Law Conference.
The relationship between Quarles & Brady and Chicago-Kent runs deep as 14 alumni are employed by the firm. Quarles & Brady also provides funding and part-time jobs for students, a mentorship program that matches students and firm employees and several scholarships and fellowships.
Quarles & Brady, along with the other award recipients, were recognized at the 40th Annual Alumni Awards Celebration on Nov. 14, 2018, in Chicago.
About Chicago-Kent College of Law Alumni Association
With more than 14,000 alumni around the world,the Chicago-Kent Alumni Association serves alumni in many areas of their professional and personal lives. Their alumni collaborate with faculty and staff leadership to provide direction and financial support for the law school and act as mentors and advisors for the students. They believe strong ties between alumni and the law school, as well as among fellow alumni are key to navigating the rigors of the legal profession.