Quarles & Brady: Announces new Milwaukee office partners

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MILWAUKEE, Wis. – The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that the following Milwaukee-based attorneys have been elected to partnership by the Firm’s executive committee:

Nicole J. Druckrey is a member of the Firm’s Commercial Litigation Group. She assists clients with a variety of litigation matters, including disputes involving allegations of unfair competition, noncompete agreements, trade secrets, allegations of fraud, breaches of fiduciary duty, and contract breaches. She has successfully pursued and defended against a number of injunction requests. She has represented clients in a variety of industries, including the health care, manufacturing, technology, retail and construction industries. Ms. Druckrey was selected for inclusion in the Minnesota Super Lawyers-Rising Stars Edition in the area of litigation and serves in many capacities at the Defense Research Institute (DRI). She received both her law degree, cum laude, and undergraduate degree from the University of Minnesota.

Jeffrey J. LaValle is a member of the Firm’s Corporate Services Group. He practices in the areas of securities, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate law. Mr. LaValle’s experience includes representing public companies in connection with securities and corporate governance matters and periodic reporting compliance, representing clients in merger and acquisition transactions, and advising clients with respect to contract and other business matters. Mr. LaValle received his law degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 2004 and his undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, from Marquette University in 2001.

Natalie G. Maciolek is a member of the Firm’s Commercial Litigation Group. She practices in the areas of general civil and commercial litigation, focusing on insurance recovery, professional liability, healthcare and securities matters. Her recent experience includes representing policyholders in litigation involving insurance coverage claims at both the trial and appellate levels, defending a leading insurance broker in professional liability lawsuits, and representing multinational companies in litigation involving breach of contract, fraud, and negligence claims, in both state and federal courts. She received her law degree, magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 2004 and her undergraduate degree, cum laude, from Georgetown University in 2001.

Nathan R. Mathews is a member of the Firm’s Corporate Services Group. He focuses his practice on representation of private equity, publicly-held and middle market companies and their owners and investors in acquisitions and divestitures, and in leveraged buyout transactions. Mr. Mathews also regularly advises clients regarding the negotiation and drafting of complex commercial agreements. He received his law degree, cum laude, from the University of Michigan Law School in 2000 and his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas in 1997.

Cheri L. McCourt is a member of the Firm’s Product Liability Practice Group. She practices litigation in the areas of product liability, toxic tort and personal injury defense. Her experience includes representing various automobile manufacturers against product warranty and defect claims, and defending manufacturers, retailers and distributors of various products and equipment against serious and catastrophic personal injury claims. She received her law degree, magna cum laude, from Valparaiso University School of Law in 2003 and her undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, from Carroll University in 1999.

Amalia L. Todryk is a member of the Firm’s Trusts & Estates Group. Her practice focuses on estate planning and wealth preservation strategies for individuals, small business owners and professionals. Ms. Todryk’s experience includes: preparing wills, trusts, marital property agreements, financial powers of attorney, and health care powers of attorney, traditional bypass trust and marital deduction planning, charitable estate planning, generation-skipping transfer tax planning, asset protection planning, and estate and trust administration. She was selected for inclusion in the Wisconsin Super Lawyers-Rising Stars Edition in the area of estate planning & probate and was named an “Up and Coming Lawyer” in Wisconsin in 2010 by the Wisconsin Law Journal. She received her law degree from Marquette University Law School in 2003 and her undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan in 2000.

Chad J. Wiener is a member of the Firm’s Corporate Services Group. His experience includes the representation of corporate clients with respect to compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and other related corporate governance requirements, the representation of public companies in connection with periodic reporting requirements, and advising clients with respect to contract and other business matters. He received his LL.M., with distinction, from Georgetown University Law Center in 2002, his law degree, cum laude, from Marquette University Law School in 2001, and his undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin in 1997.

Joe Wilson is a member of the Firm’s Commercial Litigation Group. He practices in the area of energy and utility law and also advises clients with respect to complex commercial litigation. Mr. Wilson was selected for inclusion in the Wisconsin Super Lawyers-Rising Stars Edition in the area of utility law. He received his law degree from the University of Iowa College of Law in 2004 and his undergraduate degree from Marquette University in 2000.

About Quarles & Brady LLP

Quarles & Brady LLP is a full-service law firm with 425 attorneys practicing from offices in Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz.; Chicago, Ill.; Naples and Tampa, Fla.; Milwaukee and Madison, Wis.; and Shanghai, China. The Firm offers an array of legal services to corporate and individual clients that range from small entrepreneurial businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Additional information about the Firm may be found at http://www.quarles.com.