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MADISON, MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN – The law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Mark T. Ehrmann has joined the firm as a partner and will lead the firm’s Private Equity/Venture Capital practice in Madison. Ehrmann joins the Corporate Services Practice Group and will work out of the firm’s Madison office.
“Mark’s extensive corporate law experience, and particularly his work with entrepreneurs, will be a tremendous asset to our firm and our clients,” said Donald Schott, managing partner of Quarles & Brady’s Madison office. “Mark brings a wealth of experience, hard work and dedication to his new position, and we are pleased to welcome him to Quarles.”
Prior to joining Quarles, Ehrmann served as a shareholder with Godfrey & Kahn, S.C., and chair of that firm’s Emerging 100 Program for entrepreneurs. Overall, Ehrmann has spent 20 years representing private and public companies in various industries. He has worked with a number of start-up and emerging companies and their investors by assisting them with forming their companies, completing agreements among founders and employees, protecting intellectual property and securing angel and venture capital financing. In addition to his emerging companies practice, he has represented established companies and their owners and investors in domestic and international stock and asset acquisitions and divestitures, mergers and other corporate reorganizations and public and private financings and in connection with other general business matters.
Ehrmann earned a bachelor of arts degree with honors in economics and a law degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he served as a writer and editor for The International Law Journal. He also serves as an officer and director of a number of nonprofit organizations and is a member of several bar associations, including the American Bar Association and the bars of the states of Wisconsin and Illinois.
A Wauwatosa native, Ehrmann is relocating with his wife and two daughters to Madison.
Quarles & Brady LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 400 attorneys practicing from offices in Milwaukee and Madison, Wis.; Chicago, Ill.; Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz.; and Naples, Fla. 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; public utilities; 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.