Quarles & Brady Receives the 2017 Diversity in Business Award11/20/17
MILWAUKEE, Wis. — Quarles & Brady LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has received a 2017 Diversity in Business Award from the Wisconsin Law Journal.
Organizations that received this award have demonstrated a significant contribution toward creating a diverse and inclusive business, academic, social community though the implementation of policies, procedures, initiatives, and/or programs.
The firm has a diversity and inclusion committee that represents all the firm’s partners, associates and administration employees, that provides leadership and business development training to women and minority lawyers. The firm also extends insurance coverage and policies such as parental leave to employees in domestic partnerships.
The firm has joined forces with the University of Wisconsin Law School to offer a scholars program that provides three-year scholarships to diverse law students, as well as an opportunity to work in either the firm’s Milwaukee or Madison offices during the summer of their first year. Students who do well can return for the subsequent summer and get an offer for a job upon graduation. Also, the firm has been a long-time supporter of the Milwaukee Fellows Program, which provides summer positions for high school and college-age students.