Quarles & Brady: Milwaukee Attorney Katayama Named in Best Lawyers


Michelle MacGrath (414) 277-5272

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Alyce C. Katayama, a partner at the firm, has been selected by her peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2005-2006 (Copyright 2004 by Woodward/White, Inc., of Aiken, S.C.). Quarles & Brady has 67 Wisconsin attorneys in Madison and Milwaukee who are recognized as Best Lawyers®, and the firm has more attorneys listed than any other law firm in Wisconsin.

Katayama was named in Best Lawyers® for her work in health care law and immigration law. Katayama’s experience includes the representation of hospitals, physicians and other healthcare providers in a number of matters, including managed care, licensing, Medicare/Medicaid, fraud, abuse and more.

Katayama is a member of the American Bar Association, State Bar of Wisconsin, American Health Lawyers Association, American Society of Law and Medicine, American Immigration Lawyers Association, Milwaukee Bar Association and the Medical Group Management Association. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Goucher College and law degree from the University of Maryland. Katayama is a resident of Waukesha.

A total of 94 Quarles & Brady attorneys nationwide are listed as Best Lawyers® in this 11th edition, including 45 attorneys who have been recognized for 10 years or more. Quarles & Brady has the third-highest number of attorneys receiving this honor compared with all firms across the country.

Best Lawyers® bases its listing on an exhaustive study of legal profession in which attorneys nationwide are asked to rank the top practitioners in their specialties in their jurisdictions. This year, more than 16,000 attorneys throughout the country cast more than 500, 000 votes. Because listings are based on the votes of other lawyers and cannot be solicited, inclusions in Best Lawyers® is considered a particular honor.

Quarles & Brady LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 420 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; 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.