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Quarles & Brady Public Finance Practice Ranked No. 1 in Wisconsin, No. 2 in the Midwest for Bond Deal Volumes

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that The Bond Buyer, the pre-eminent national trade newspaper focused on the municipal bond industry, has ranked the firm's Public Finance Practice No. 1 in Wisconsin and No. 2 in the Midwest in 2017 deal volume.

Quarles & Brady jumped up from No. 9 to No. 2 in the Midwest ranking with total deal volume of $5,518.9 million and 505 deals. The latest ranking marks the 10th time in 11 years that the firm has topped the list of leading public finance legal practices in The Bond Buyer’s state rankings and has placed in the top ten in the Midwest region.

Quarles & Brady is a 125-year old law firm, with nearly 500 lawyers in 10 offices throughout the United States. Quarles has provided opinions on bond financings for over 75 years. The firm is a leader in serving governmental, municipal, school district, and non-profit clients, and also has a growing, dedicated Municipal Securities Dealers Team.

“The Bond Buyer is the leading publication in the municipal bond industry, and its rankings are closely followed by government officials, investment firms, advisers, investors and others across the country. This is a great honor for our practice group,” said Rebecca Speckhard of Quarles & Brady.