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Quarles & Brady LLP

  • Designation: Milwaukee
  • Head Count: 422
  • Gross Revenues: $235,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $555,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $455,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 2

Quarles & Brady is a Milwaukee-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Quarles & Brady has 422 attorneys and is the 106th largest firm in the United States.  With $235,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 127th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking.  The firm has offices in AZ, DC, FL, IL and WI.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 NR N/A Gross revenue
Am Law 200 127 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

Economic Recovery is Slowly Brewing in Milwaukee

Todd Ruger : The National Law Journal : August 25, 2014

Cannabis Quandary for Firms

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : August 11, 2014

Three years feels like a generation ago to the cannabis industry — and to the lawyers working with it. Since then, seven states have joined 16 others and the District of Columbia in allowing medical marijuana, and two states, Washington and Colorado, voted in 2012 to legalize it for personal use.

The Careerist: Top 50 Mommy Firms

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : August 06, 2014

A look at the subtext behind Working Woman magazine's "50 best firms for women."

The Churn: Troutman Sanders Grows in New York, Plus More Lateral Moves

Alexandra Wilson : The Am Law Daily : August 05, 2014

Troutman Sanders raids Dentons to pick up four commercial bankruptcy and litigation partners; Covington & Burling hires a senior IRS official in D.C.; and DLA Piper snags three attorneys in our latest roundup of lateral moves in The Am Law 200.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : August 04, 2014

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

The Churn: Arnold & Porter Adds to Ranks, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 26, 2014

Arnold & Porter takes on a couple of attorneys from Alston & Bird; the embattled Bingham McCutchen brings on a partner and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : July 07, 2014

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

In-House Counsel: Catamaran Corp.'s Cliff Berman

Lisa Holton : The National Law Journal : July 07, 2014

Catamaran Corp. helps employers, insurers and unions navigate their prescription benefits. Cliff Berman founded the 10-lawyer legal department in 2008.

The Churn: Holland & Knight Hires Again, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 03, 2014

Only days after confirming the closure of its Abu Dhabi office to focus on the Americas, Holland & Knight has brought on an 11-strong team by raiding an energy boutique for half of its lawyers. The Am Law Daily looks at those hires and more new arrivals from throughout the Am Law 200.

The Churn: Paul Weiss, Squire Patton Make New Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 27, 2014

A big week for lateral moves saw Paul Weiss pluck a prominent prosecutor, the newly minted Squire Patton Boggs make another key addition and a rare departure from Wachtell Lipton. The Am Law Daily has the lowdown on the latest comings-and-goings from throughout The Am Law 200.

LSEG's Big Russell Buy a First for Kirkland

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 26, 2014

The London Stock Exchange Group, one of the oldest and largest stock exchanges in Europe, has tapped Kirkland & Ellis and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer to advise on its $2.7 billion acquisition of the Russell 2000 stock index from Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. Skadden and Debevoise & Plimpton are also advising on the purchase, the largest transaction in LSEG's history.

The Careerist: Top 45 Firms for Women

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : June 18, 2014

Did your firm make this year's list?

Movers

: The National Law Journal : June 09, 2014

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

The Churn: Houston Stays Hot, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 27, 2014

Jones Day makes high-profile hires at the center of Texas' booming energy market in our latest roundup of moves across The Am Law 200.

The Churn: Squire Sanders Exits, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 09, 2014

Amid their firm's ongoing merger talks with Patton Boggs, several Squire Sanders practice leaders find new professional homes.

Get Your Employee Wellness Program Fit and Compliant

Sherry Karabin : Corporate Counsel : May 08, 2014

These popular programs are well-intentioned. But trouble lurks if you don't heed some simple rules.

Amid Sterling Row, Skadden Waits in Wings

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 01, 2014

The firm is preparing for a potential court battle with Los Angeles Clippers owner and attorney Donald Sterling.

Class Certification Granted in Suit Against Massage Chain

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : April 23, 2014

A federal judge has certified a class of perhaps 130,000 California customers of the Massage Envy chain who prepaid for massages but were not allowed to claim them or be reimbursed when they cancelled their memberships or their accounts were in arrears.

The Churn: Gibson Lands Ropes SF Head, Plus More Lateral Moves

Tom Huddleston Jr. : The Am Law Daily : April 22, 2014

Among those switching firms in our latest roundup: a new cochair for Gibson Dunn's life sciences practice.

E-Discovery: It's the Story, Stupid

Babs Deacon : Law Technology News : April 21, 2014

University of Florida's nascent conference focused on using technology to develop your team's agenda.

Foley, Quarles Help Keep Bucks in Wisconsin

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 17, 2014

The Milwaukee-based Am Law 200 firms and Paul Weiss advise on the record-setting sale of the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks.

Self-Audits Can Stave Off Problems With the Feds

Sherry Karabin : Corporate Counsel : April 14, 2014

Look at your compliance program now and make adjustments before the Labor Department and others make those changes for you.

D.C. Moves

: The National Law Journal : April 07, 2014

Legal industry job changes in our nation's capital.

DC Lateral Moves

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : April 07, 2014

Lawyers leave the Federal Aviation Administration, the Department of Justice and the White House to join firms in the Washington area.Here's our roundup of local hires and promotions announced in the first week of April:

Movers

: The National Law Journal : March 24, 2014

Norberto Quintana joins Holland & Knight's financial-services practice as partner in the New York office. Plus more law firm movers in this week's column.

You Can Give Michael Jordan Kudos, But Skip the Logo

Sherry Karabin : Corporate Counsel : March 12, 2014

The Seventh Circuit says an ad congratulating Michael Jordan on his Basketball Hall of Fame induction was commercial speech.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : March 10, 2014

Jennifer Weiss joins Goulston & Storrs' tax practice as partner in the Boston office. Plus more law firm movers in this week's column.

E-Discovery Conference To Focus on Storytelling

Katherine Montgomery : Law Technology News : March 04, 2014

The University of Florida E-Discovery/EDRM Conference for the Small and Medium Case will be held on March 14 at the Gainesville campus.

The Churn: Dinsmore Absorbs Bond Firm, Plus More Lateral Moves

Sara Randazzo : The Am Law Daily : February 28, 2014

Dinsmore & Shohl expands its public finance capabilities with the acquisition of a 35-lawyer Cincinnati-based firm; Dorsey & Whitney loses a pair to Polsinelli; and Orrick expands in London.