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Quarles & Brady Welcomes Two Attorneys to its Phoenix Office

PHOENIX, ARIZ. — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Edward J. Hermes and Amelia Valenzuela have joined the firm as associates in the Phoenix office.

About the Attorneys:

Edward Hermes
joins the firm as an associate in the Commercial Litigation Practice Group. Prior to attending law school he served as a student regent for the Arizona Board of Regents, as director of external affairs for the Arizona Department of Agriculture and as dean of students/government teacher at St. Michael’s Indian School. Hermes earned both his law and undergraduate degrees, magna cum laude, from Arizona State University.

Amelia Valenzuela joins the firm as an associate in the Commercial Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors' Rights Practice Group. While in law school she served as a research assistant for Professor Charles Calleros and as a legal intern at Consejo Nacional de Rehabilitación y Educación Especial in Costa Rica. Valenzuela received her law degree magna cum laude from Arizona State University College of Law and her undergraduate degrees, magna cum laude, from Wheaton College.

About Quarles & Brady LLP
Quarles & Brady LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 400 attorneys practicing from offices in Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz.; Naples and Tampa, Fla.; Chicago, Ill; Madison and Milwaukee, Wis.; Washington, D.C.; and Shanghai, China. The firm provides an array of legal services to corporate and individual clients, which range from small entrepreneurial businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Additional information about the firm may be found at, and on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.