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Quarles & Brady’s Funkhouser Named President of MCBA for 2013

PHOENIX, ARIZ. - The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that David E. Funkhouser III, a partner in the firm's Phoenix office, will serve as president of the Maricopa County Bar Association ("MCBA") for 2013. He previously served as president-elect in 2012, as treasurer in 2011, as secretary in 2010 and was a member of the MCBA Board of Directors from 2007-2009. He will begin his term as president on January 1. Fellow Quarles & Brady attorney, Lyzzette M. Bullock will retain her seat as a member of the board of directors through 2014.

Funkhouser handles complex commercial litigation matters. His litigation practice has an emphasis in real property disputes, construction disputes, consumer lending, contract disputes and other commercial torts. Funkhouser also routinely represents financial institutions in all aspects of litigation.

He is also heavily involved in the local community including, serving as a certified ambassador for the Greater Phoenix Economic Council, as a board member of the Arizona Advocacy Network and the AzAN Foundation, a member of the Leadership Council for the Special Olympics Advocacy Resource program, and as a volunteer pro-bono lawyer for the State Bar of Arizona Young Lawyers Division Wills for Heroes Program. He also served in the Arizona House of Representatives from 2008-2009. Funkhouser earned both his law degree and undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa.

About Maricopa County Bar Association
Since its founding in 1914, the Maricopa County Bar Association has been the largest voluntary bar association in Arizona. Located in Phoenix, one of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the nation, MCBA is where the legal community connects. Through its continuing legal education (CLE) programs, social events, and charitable activities, MCBA provides a venue for professional growth, networking and public service to the county's diverse legal community. In all areas of service, the MCBA encourages and supports diversity in the legal profession and the judicial system. The MCBA supports fair opportunities for attorneys and all persons regardless of their ethnic background, religion or gender.

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 TwitterLinkedIn and Facebook.