Quarles & Brady: Welcomes labor & employment attorney

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MILWAUKEE, Wis. (February 11, 2011) — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that Christopher L. Nickels has joined the Firm’s Milwaukee office as an associate in the Labor & Employment Practice Group.

Mr. Nickels’ practice focuses on representing employers and employees on a wide range of labor and employment matters, including claims of race, age, gender and religious discrimination as well as claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family Medical Leave Act and wage payment collection laws. He also has experience in drafting opinion letters regarding implementation of ERISA employee benefits plans.

Mr. Nickels earned his law degree, magna cum laude, from Villanova University School of Law and his bachelor’s degree, with honors, in Communication, from the University of Wisconsin.

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.