Quarles & Brady LLP: Has 65 Wisconsin Attorneys Named in The Best Lawyers in America 2006


Michelle MacGrath (414) 277-5272

56 Milwaukee-based Attorneys and Nine Madison-based Attorneys Listed

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that 65 of its Wisconsin-based attorneys have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2006 (published by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.). Fifty-six Milwaukee-based attorneys and nine Madison-based attorneys are recognized in this 12th edition. A total of 95 attorneys throughout the firm are listed, including 45 attorneys who have been recognized for at least 10 years.

Quarles & Brady attorneys from the firm’s Madison office who are distinguished for excellence in their practice areas are:

Waltraud A. Arts – gaming law
Jeffrey B. Bartell* – alternative dispute resolution, corporate law and financial institutions law
James R. Cole – alternative dispute resolution law
Kevin A. Delorey* – real estate law
Roy L. Prange* – bankruptcy and creditor-debtor rights law
John S. Robison* – corporate law
Donald K. Schott – commercial litigation
Nicholas J. Seay* – intellectual property law
Michael S. Weiden* – health care law

Quarles & Brady attorneys from the firm’s Milwaukee office who are distinguished for excellence in their practice areas are:

Anthony W. Asmuth III** – corporate law, international trade and finance law
Wayne E. Babler Jr.* – commercial litigation
Jean C. Baker – intellectual property law
John T. Bannen* – trusts and estates
Andrew M. Barnes* – bankruptcy and creditor-debtor rights law
David B. Bartel – environmental law and personal injury litigation
Darryl S. Bell – antitrust law
Kathryn M. Buono – corporate law
Gerald E. Connolly* – real estate law
M. Christine Cowles – personal injury litigation
Frank J. Daily* – personal injury litigation
John W. Daniels Jr.* – real estate law
Bruce C. Davidson – corporate law
Steven R. Duback – tax law
Robert H. Duffy* – labor and employment law
John D. Franzini* – intellectual property law
James D. Friedman* – financial institutions law
Christopher K. Gawart – trusts and estates
Michael J. Gonring – personal injury litigation
Conrad G. Goodkind* – corporate law, financial institutions law
Kathleen A. Gray – trusts and estates
Kenneth V. Hallett* – financial institutions law
Patricia A. Hintz – tax law
Lawrence J. Jost* – real estate law
Alyce C. Katayama* – health care law and immigration law
David B. Kern* – labor and employment law
David L. Kinnamon* – trusts and estates
Mark A. Kircher – personal injury litigation
Michael H. Lappin – corporate law
Fredrick G. Lautz – corporate law
Ely A. Leichtling* – labor and employment law
Francis H. LoCoco – personal injury litigation
Henry J. Loos* – trusts and estates
Larry J. Martin* – energy law
Quinn W. Martin – corporate law
Michael S. McCauley* – environmental law
Thomas P. McElligott* – environmental law
Sally C. Merrell* – trusts and estates
Ann M. Murphy – bankruptcy and creditor-debtor rights law
Mary Pat Ninneman – labor and employment law
Michael J. Ostermeyer – real estate law
W. Stuart Parsons** – alternative dispute resolution and commercial litigation
Nancy K. Peterson – environmental law
Thomas J. Phillips – tax law
Joseph E. Puchner – real estate law
John A. Rothstein – commercial litigation
Gary M. Ruesch – labor and employment law
Patrick M. Ryan* – corporate law and financial institutions law
Barry E. Sammons* – intellectual property law
Rachel A. Schneider – environmental law
Carl R. Schwartz* – intellectual property law
Paul J. Tilleman* – trusts and estates
Eric J. Van Vugt – commercial litigation
Arthur A. Vogel Jr.* – environmental law
David D. Wilmoth* – tax law
Brian D. Winters – energy law

* denotes attorneys who have been recognized for 10 years or more.

** denotes attorneys who have been recognized for 20 years or more.

Best Lawyers® bases its listing on an exhaustive study of the legal profession in which attorneys nationwide are asked to rank the top practitioners in their specialties in their jurisdictions. Because listings are based on the votes of other lawyers and cannot be solicited, inclusion in Best Lawyers® is considered a particular honor. The 2006 edition marks the first annual publication of Best Lawyers®, which was previously published biennially.

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, trade regulation and franchising; bankruptcy and creditors’ rights; commercial transactions litigation; corporate services; municipal and public finance; employee benefits; environmental; financial institutions; federal Indian & gaming law; government relations; health; immigration; e-commerce and information technology; insurance regulation; intellectual property; international business; labor & employment; product liability; toxic tort litigation; real estate; school; tax; tax-exempt organizations; estate planning; and white-collar criminal and governmental investigations. Additional information about the firm may be found at www.quarles.com.