Milwaukee-based law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that 17 of its associate attorneys have been admitted as partners.
The new partners are in the firm’s Chicago, Milwaukee, Phoenix, Tucson, Naples and Tampa offices.
The new partners are Lauren Beslow, Michael Catlett, Kelly Davis, Anneke Diem, Elizabeth Fella, Noleta Jansen, Eric Ledbetter, Kathryn Moore, Adrienne Olson, Ryan Patterson, John Schaak, Yakov Sidorin, Christian Stahl, James Ugalde, Rena Upshaw-Frazier, Matthew Vogel and Johanna Wilbert.
“Quarles & Brady has been around for almost 125 years, and we owe much of our success to attracting the best and brightest to join us and then investing in their professional development throughout their careers,” said firm managing partner Fred Lautz, who supervises the partnership across the firm’s nine nationwide locations from its founding office in Milwaukee. “We see our future in the faces of these young and successful lawyers, and I’m confident that we’ll be around for at least another 125 years.”
“Given the intensely competitive nature of the modern legal industry, it’s more important than ever to promote associates with extreme care,” said firm chair Kimberly Leach Johnson. “All new partners must be outstanding representatives of the profession, so we’re excited to add these 17 exceptional achievers to our ranks.”