Quarles & Brady: Welcomes commercial litigation attorney

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Caroline Letiecq, Communications Manager

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(602) 229-5377

MADISON, Wis. (February 16, 2011) — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Stephen J. Gardner has joined the Firm’s Madison office as an associate in the Commercial Litigation Group.

Mr. Gardner’s previous experience includes serving as a law clerk to Chief Judge Edward J. Damich of the United States Court of Federal Claims and practicing at a large Washington, D.C. area firm, where he focused on global patent litigation and patent prosecution. He earned his law degree, cum laude, from Marquette University Law School and his undergraduate degree from Michigan State University in computer engineering.

Quarles & Brady LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 450 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.