FOR INFORMATION CONTACT:
Michelle MacGrath (414) 277-5272
Three Firm Practice Groups Ranked in Top Tier in Wisconsin in Chambers USA
MILWAUKEE, Wis. – The law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that 11 of its Milwaukee-based attorneys were named in the respected Chambers USA directory. A total of 21 attorneys from the firm’s offices nationwide were ranked in the directory. In addition, three of the firm’s practice groups – corporate/mergers and acquisitions, labor and employment and real estate – received a first place ranking.
“It is terrific to have three of our Wisconsin practice groups ranking in the top position in this prestigious directory,” said Ann Murphy, managing partner for the firm’s Milwaukee office. “We are also pleased that so many attorneys are recognized for their individual achievements, and I would like to congratulate all of those attorneys for receiving this honor. It is because of the hard work of all of our lawyers that we can continue to meet and exceed our clients’ expectations.”
Chambers USA ranks attorneys and law firms based on reputation. Researchers spent a year talking with clients and lawyers across the U.S. and conducted more than 4,500 in-depth telephone interviews. Law firms and individual attorneys are then ranked based on the interviews on a scale of 1-6. Ranking criteria include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.
Milwaukee Quarles & Brady attorneys distinguished for excellence in their practices include:
· Kathryn M. Buono, corporate/mergers and acquisitions
· John W. Daniels Jr., real estate
· Robert H. Duffy, labor and employment
· Lawrence J. Jost, real estate
· David B. Kern, labor and employment
· Ely A. Leichtling, labor and employment
· Mary Pat Ninneman, labor and employment
· W. Stuart Parsons, litigation
· Joseph E. Puchner, real estate
· Patrick M. Ryan, corporate/mergers and acquisitions
· Sean M. Scullen, labor and employment
Quarles & Brady LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 420 attorneys practicing from offices in Milwaukee and Madison, Wis.; Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz.; Naples, Fla.; and Chicago, Ill. The firm offers an array of legal services to corporate and individual clients that range from small, entrepreneurial businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Quarles & Brady represents clients in a broad range of industries and practice areas, including but not limited to the following: antitrust and trade regulation; bankruptcy; commercial litigation; corporate law; public finance; creditor’s rights; employee benefits; environmental law; financial institutions; federal Indian and gaming law; government relations; health care; immigration; information technology; insurance law; intellectual property; international law; labor and employment law; product liability; real estate development and finance; school law; state and federal tax; tax-exempt organizations; trusts and estates; and white-collar crime. Additional information about the firm may be found at www.quarles.com.