Quarles & Brady’s mentoring program: Honored by TEMPO Milwaukee

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MILWAUKEE, Wis. (February 12, 2015) — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that the firm’s Milwaukee office has been selected as the corporate honoree of the TEMPO Milwaukee Mentor Awards. The firm will receive the award the professional women’s organization’s 26th Annual Mentor Awards Luncheon on February 18.

“Quarles & Brady is happy to accept this honor from a premier organization such as TEMPO Milwaukee,” said Katie Maloney Perhach, Milwaukee office managing partner. “I have been fortunate to have some wonderful mentors who have helped me be a better lawyer and community member, and I am happy that the firm is being recognized for its efforts.”

TEMPO recognized the firm for its formal mentoring program, which includes early mentoring for prospective associates during their final year of law school; individual mentoring for all new associates; training for program mentors; and coordination with other firm mentoring efforts, including the firm’s Women in Leadership Initiative. Quarles & Brady also encourages informal mentoring.

“Quarles & Brady is committed to the promotion and advancement of everyone in the firm, and mentoring is a huge component of that,” said Kimberly Leach Johnson, firm chair of Quarles & Brady. “The energy we invest in our employees pays us back in successful attorneys who provide value for their clients and the community.”

About TEMPO Milwaukee:
TEMPO Milwaukee’s membership is composed of 300+ women who hold CEO, executive and leadership positions throughout the Milwaukee area. Its mission is to further the impact of women leaders in our community. TEMPO Milwaukee serves its diverse membership and community through educational programming, networking opportunities, relationship building, and mentoring, with the goal of empowering women to achieve and sustain leadership roles.

About Quarles & Brady LLP:
Quarles & Brady is a full-service AmLaw 200 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, labor and employment, real estate, data privacy and security, and complex litigation. The firm has offices in Chicago; Indianapolis; Madison; Milwaukee; Naples, Florida; Phoenix; Scottsdale; Tampa; Tucson; and Washington, D.C.