Quarles & Brady
|Headquarters||411 East Wisconsin Center
|No. of offices||7|
|No. of attorneys||472 (2007)|
|Major practice areas||Primarily business/regulatory|
|Key people||Fredrick Lautz, Managing Partner|
|Company type||Limited liability partnership|
|Slogan||Common ground. Uncommon vision.|
Quarles & Brady LLP is a large U.S. law firm based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. According to the National Law Journal's 2012 rankings, it is the 107th largest law firm in the United States, and the second-largest firm in the state of Wisconsin (after Foley & Lardner). The firm also ranked 184th in profit per attorney on the 2010 AmLaw 200 survey.
Quarles & Brady was formed in 1974 by the merger of two older firms: Brady Tyrrell Cotter & Cutler and Quarles Herriott Clemons Teschner & Noelke. In 2000, the firm merged with Streich Lang, a prominent Phoenix, Arizona law firm. After being known in Arizona as Quarles & Brady Streich Lang LLP, the firm shortened its name and is now uniformly known as Quarles & Brady LLP.
Quarles & Brady has practices in commercial litigation, environmental law, regulatory compliance, Corporate law & securities law, mergers & acquisitions, private equity, antitrust, tax law, intellectual property, and real estate.
The firm also has a lobbying and public affairs subsidiary called Triadvocates.
Notable lawyers and alumni
- Tony Earl, former Governor of Wisconsin
- Ron Kind, U.S. Congressman representing Wisconsin's 3rd congressional district since 1997