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Steven Hunter Named Chairman of Brown University’s Chicago Chapter Black Alumni Group

CHICAGO, ILL. - The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Steven V. Hunter, a partner in the firm's Chicago office, was recently named Chairman of the Chicago Chapter of Brown University's Inman Page Black Alumni Council ("IPC").

The Chicago Chapter of the IPC was founded this year with the goal of making more of an impact on Brown University's current and future African American alumni. Hunter was officially inducted as Chairman during an inauguration ceremony on November 7th at Quarles & Brady's Chicago office.

"Our mission is to encourage qualified African-American high school students to consider Brown University for their higher education while fostering a sense of community among African-American alumni in Chicago," Hunter explained.

Hunter is a trial lawyer with first-chair experience representing corporations and lending institutions in business disputes throughout the country. He has been named a 'Rising Star' in the area of business litigation by Illinois Super Lawyers, an "Exceptional Young Lawyer" by the Chicago Bar Association, one of the "Nation's Best Advocates" by the National Bar Association, a "40 Illinois Attorneys Under 40 To Watch," by Chicago Lawyer magazine and The Chicago Daily Law Bulletin, was named the 2012 Illinois State Bar Association's "Young Lawyer of the Year" and is a Fellow of the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity ("LCLD").

Hunter earned his undergraduate degrees in Economics and Political Science from Brown University and his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center.

About Brown University's Inman Page Black Alumni Council
Established in 2000, the IPC was formed in honor of Inman Page and George Washington Milford, the first known Black undergraduates of Brown University, class of 1877 and all of the Black students who have followed in the path that they cleared. IPC's mission is to strengthen Brown University by directly addressing the needs and concerns of its Black alumni and establishing a productive interaction among Black alumni, students, faculty and staff. Members of IPC channel their energies toward broadening opportunities for the Black community of Brown University and maximizing Black alumni participation in the life of the University.

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.

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