Quarles & Brady: Wisconsin Commercial Real Estate Women elect Karen Perzan to leadership roles

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MILWAUKEE, WI (September 5, 2014) — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced thatKaren Perzan, a partner in the firm’s Milwaukee office, has joined the Wisconsin Commercial Real Estate Women board of directors and has been elected as the chapter’s delegate for the national Commercial Real Estate Women organization’s meetings.

Perzan will serve a two-year term as a director on the board and as the Wisconsin chapter’s delegate. She will attend national CREW meetings throughout the year and will act as the liaison between the national network and the Wisconsin chapter. In prior years, she has served on the CREW National Programs Playbook Task Force, CREW National Governance Committee and the CREW Network Membership Development Task Force, and she and was the WCREW Showcase Awards Chair.

A member of the Quarles & Brady Real Estate Practice Group, Perzan focuses on acquisitions and dispositions of real property, development and redevelopment of real property, tax-assisted real estate development, real estate finance, leasing and leveraged leasing arrangements and zoning and historic preservation matters.

Perzan received her law degree from Columbia Law School and her undergraduate degree, cum laude, from Yale University.

About Wisconsin Commercial Real Estate Women

WCREW began in 1998 to help professional women in all disciplines of the commercial real estate industry achieve success by fostering networking and professional development. WCREW proudly hosts monthly breakfasts, luncheons and dinners with featured speakers or panel discussions conveying information on commercial real estate topics or subject matter of general interest.

About Quarles & Brady LLP

Quarles & Brady is a full-service law firm with more than 475 attorneys offering an array of legal services to corporate and individual clients that range from small entrepreneurial businesses to Fortune 100 companies, with practice focuses in health care and life sciences, business law, data privacy and security, and complex litigation. The firm has offices in Chicago; Indianapolis; Madison; Milwaukee; Naples, Florida; Phoenix; Tampa; Tucson; and Washington, D.C. Additional information can be found online at quarles.com, as well as onTwitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.