Quarles & Brady: Receives 2011 Wisconsin Organizational Philanthropy Award

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Caroline Letiecq, Communications Manager
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MILWAUKEE, Wis. (November 3, 2011) — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that the Firm’s Milwaukee office will receive the 2011 Wisconsin Organizational Philanthropy Award from the Greater Milwaukee Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). The Firm was nominated by the Columbia St. Mary’s Foundation.

The Wisconsin Organizational Philanthropy Award recognizes a corporation, foundation or organization with an outstanding record of philanthropic leadership in the Greater Milwaukee area. Criteria for the award includes demonstrating a leadership role in promoting philanthropy in Greater Milwaukee, encouraging leadership and staff to participate in volunteer and/or philanthropic activities, developing innovative philanthropic programs, and exhibiting generosity in contributing and/or raising philanthropic funds. The award will be presented at the 33rd Annual National Philanthropy Day on November 15 in Milwaukee, Wis.

About Association of Fundraising Professionals

The AFP, an individual member association, represents more than 30,000 members in 227 chapters throughout the world, working to advance philanthropy through advocacy, research, education and certification programs. The association fosters development and growth of fundraising professionals and promotes high ethical standards in the fundraising profession. The Greater Milwaukee Chapter of AFP has 300 members.

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.