Quarles & Brady Partners Receive 2015 International Client Choice Award
MILWAUKEE, Wis. — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that partners Christopher Townsend, Joel Tragesser, and Jeffrey Wolf each have received the 2015 Client Choice award from Lexology and the International Law Office (ILO).
Established in 2005, the Client Choice awards recognize partners around the world that stand apart for their excellent client service. Uniquely, these awards survey in-house senior corporate counsel only, inquiring about quality of legal advice, value delivered, commercial awareness, and effective communication. Following one-on-one interviews with clients, this year's winners were chosen from a pool of more than 2,500 individual nominations. Only one attorney in each market is recognized for any particular practice area.
Townsend practices out of the firm's Chicago office and is member of the Energy & Environmental Practice Group. He leads a team of energy lawyers who help clients develop projects, save costs, and manage risks in the ever-changing energy markets, assisting with strategic counseling, regulatory, litigation, transactional, and government relations matters. Townsend received his law degree, with honors, from the University of Iowa College of Law and his bachelor's degree, cum laude, from Augustana College.
Tragesser practices out of the firm's Indianapolis office and is a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group. He focuses his practice on prosecuting trademark applications in the United States and foreign countries; drafting software licenses; and litigating infringement, false advertising, unfair competition, and business disputes. Tragesser received his law degree from Vanderbilt University Law School and his bachelor's degree, magna cum laude, from Wabash College.
Wolf practices out the firm's Phoenix office and is a member of the Franchise & Distribution Practice Group. He represents franchisors of all sizes in litigation involving breach of contract, fraud, trademark and trade dress infringement, restrictive covenants, and vicarious liability, among other claims. His practice also includes handling general commercial and employment litigation for a variety of clients. Wolf received his law degree from Washington University in St. Louis School of Law and his bachelor's degree, cum laude, from the University of Hartford.
Launched in 1998, ILO is the nexus where global corporate counsel engage with the world’s pre-eminent law firms, and each other. ILO is a multifaceted online resource for senior international corporate counsel, which provides tailored, quality-assured updates on global legal developments, a database of the world’s major deals and the legal advisers involved, and a comprehensive directory of firms and partners. Recognizing its unique relationship with global corporate counsel, many of the world’s premier associations have chosen to partner with ILO.
Launched in 2007, Lexology is a daily newsfeed of law firm client alerts, articles, and blogs delivered to the desktops of senior business lawyers worldwide on a daily basis. Lexology has built a unique audience of over 22,800 subscribers, over 60 percent of whom are in-house corporate counsel representing the vast majority of Fortune 500, FT Global 500 and FT Euro 500 companies—including all members of the Association of Corporate Counsel.