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Quarles & Brady LLP

  • Designation: Milwaukee
  • Head Count: 438
  • Gross Revenues: $237,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $540,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $445,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -2

Quarles & Brady is a Milwaukee-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Quarles & Brady has 438 attorneys and is the 104th largest firm in the United States.  With $237,500,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 129th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in AZ, DC, FL, IL, IN and WI.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 129 -2 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 106 1 Lawyer head count
The A-List NR N/A Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 83 9 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 129 -27 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 52 10 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 32 -32 Summer programs

In the News

Ex-Law School Employee in Fraud Case Fires Back

Karen Sloan : The National Law Journal : August 31, 2015

A former graduate and employee of Arizona Summit Law School is claiming that she has ample grounds to sue for discrimination and fraud despite the school's arguments that her lawsuit is meritless.

Milwaukee Firms Bolstered By Startups and Real Estate

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : August 24, 2015

Better economic times are brewing in Milwaukee with a boost from corporate transactions, commercial real estate deals and startup activity.

Arizona Summit Law School Moves to Toss Ex-Employee's Suit

Karen Sloan : The National Law Journal : August 06, 2015

Arizona Summit Law School wants a judge to throw out a lawsuit brought by a former assistant director of financial aid who claims retaliation and discrimination against the for-profit institution.

'Best Firms' Report Shows Top 50 Shops for Women

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : July 28, 2015

A select group of Am Law 200 firms are among those touted by Working Mother magazine and consulting firm Flex-Time Lawyers for their annual look at the 50 best firms for women, based on metrics like family-friendly policies and percentage of female partners.

Baker Bags Two Amid Belfast Opening, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 27, 2015

Baker & McKenzie opens a back-office outpost in Northern Ireland while making a high-profile addition in London; a bevy of moves at Buchanan Ingersoll; Stroock raids Squire Patton Boggs; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : July 20, 2015

New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.

VCs Making Data Security a Funding Factor

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : July 09, 2015

Venture capitalists are turning an analytical eye to data security issues when evaluating potential investments.

Top Firms for Women for Equity and Power

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : June 19, 2015

Forty-four firms get WILEF's seal of approval.

O'Melveny and Pillsbury Departures Continue, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 14, 2015

Willkie Farr, Winston & Strawn and Sheppard Mullin make hires from two struggling firms with California roots; Blank Rome bolts on an IP boutique in Houston; Fried Frank loses its last partner in Asia; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

D.C. Moves

: The National Law Journal : June 08, 2015

A roundup of Washington, D.C. lateral moves and promotions.

The False Claims Act: Not Just for Health Care Anymore

Sarah Coyne : Corporate Counsel : June 08, 2015

In-house counsel and business executives can no longer afford the luxury of assuming that the civil False Claims Act will never apply to your business.

Lawsuit: Infilaw Paying Law Grads To Put Off Bar Exam

Karen Sloan : The National Law Journal : June 04, 2015

A former assistant director of financial aid at Arizona Summit Law School has sued the school, alleging it unlawfully fired her in 2013 after she refused to submit false state tax documents and complained of misleading information about student success.

Miller Canfield Latest Big Firm to Find a Match in Chicago

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 04, 2015

Another week, another law firm combination in Chicago. Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone is poised to join several of its Detroit-based brethren in the Windy City by bolting on 10 lawyers from local boutique Kubasiak, Fylstra, Thorpe & Rotunno.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : June 01, 2015

New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.

Eight Firms Where Women Thrive

Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : May 28, 2015

Could your firm benefit from these strategies for better retention, promotion and mentoring of women?

Quinn Emanuel Heads to Shanghai, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 26, 2015

Litigation giant Quinn Emanuel opens its first office in mainland China; Steptoe & Johnson snags four in Silicon Valley; Dentons follows up on its Newt Gingrich hire with several new additions; and other hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Musical Chairs at Squire Patton Boggs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 15, 2015

As the one-year anniversary of the firm's creation draws near, several more Squire Patton Boggs partners seek new homes; Baker & Hostetler brings on roughly 30 lawyers from McKenna Long & Aldridge ahead of the latter's June 1 merger with Dentons; Boies, Schiller & Flexner bags another federal prosecutor; Greenberg Traurig grows in Poland; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

K&L Gates Absorbs Austin Shop, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 05, 2015

Despite a recent spate of departures, K&L Gates absorbed three-partner Moltz Morton & Glenn in Austin, Texas; Cozen O'Connor brings on a 10-lawyer state attorneys general group from Dickstein Shapiro; White & Case raids Clifford Chance in the Middle East; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

McKenna Defections Mount Ahead of Merger, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 02, 2015

Covington & Burling and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman pick up partners from McKenna Long & Aldridge as the latter prepares to merge with Dentons; Kirkland & Ellis and Mayer Brown make European antitrust hires; a Sidley Austin litigator flies solo; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

McKenna Long Tax Chief Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 26, 2015

The head of McKenna Long & Aldridge's national tax group leaves ahead of a merger with global legal giant Dentons; Arnold & Porter and Cozen O'Connor both make bulk hires from smaller firms; a Jones Day bankruptcy baron returns; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

In-House Counsel: Be Ready for Battle in the Cyberwars

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : April 15, 2015

The nonstop warfare of cybersecurity can be overwhelming, especially for corporate counsel who may not be well-versed in all things technological.

US Companies Need to Prepare for EU Data Privacy Changes

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : April 07, 2015

The European Commission has updated its proposed rules to address data privacy, which are likely to have big implications for U.S. companies.

Sony Refused Sanctions in PlayStation Patent Fight

Scott Graham : The Recorder : April 06, 2015

U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul Grewal concluded Sony's NPE adversary had not taken unreasonable positions.

Patent Panel Hits One Major Hitch

Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : March 16, 2015

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board is supposed to be a new, efficient alternative that streamlines patent disputes — and it can be. But that depends on district court judges' willingness to place parallel litigation on hold while the board ­determines whether the patents at issue are valid.

Sedgwick Settles $210 Million Legal Malpractice Case

Amanda Bronstad : The National Law Journal : March 11, 2015

Sedgwick has reached a tentative settlement to resolve a lawsuit over its role in a $1 billion Ponzi scheme in California. A spokesman for the San Francisco law firm, which put off a March 3 trial to begin settlement discussions, confirmed that an agreement had been reached. Details of the settlement were not disclosed.