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Steven Hunter Elected to Chicago Committee Board of Directors

Chicago — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Steven Hunter, a partner in the firm's Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice group, has been elected to the board of directors of the Chicago Committee on Minorities in Large Law Firms.

The Chicago Committee seeks racial and ethnic diversity in the legal profession by collaborating with its law firm and corporate membership to: drive sustainable institutional change at law firms and corporate legal departments; provide professional development; and cultivate the community of minority lawyers through programming and leadership opportunities.

“The Chicago Committee on Minorities in Large Law Firms is in the vanguard of diversity work at the pinnacle of Chicago’s legal profession." said Hunter. "The organization is critical to increasing the number of diverse lawyers represented in Fortune 500 Companies and large law firms. I am honored they elected me to serve on the board.”

He has served as a member of the Chicago Committee’s inaugural Associate’s Board and has been a speaker at many of its programs.

Hunter is a trial lawyer who focuses his practice in discovery, motions practice, arbitration, mediation, jury trials, bench trials, and appeals in the U.S. and abroad. He represents financial institutions, international manufacturing companies, private companies, construction companies, landlords and tenants, entertainers and professional athletes, and pro bono clients. Hunter received his Bachelor of Arts from Brown University and his Juris Doctor from Georgetown University Law Center.

About the Chicago Committee on Minorities in Large Law Firms
The Chicago Committee is a nonprofit, membership based organization founded in 1987 by ten minority lawyers. The organization was initially created to provide networking opportunities and support for minority lawyers in order to alleviate feelings of isolation at large law firms in the city. At its inception the organization focused on hosting an annual reception for lawyers and summer associates. However, in the past three decades, the organization has greatly expanded its scope, concentrating its efforts on providing substantive programming for its membership, their attorneys and the broader legal community.