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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 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

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Vivia Chen : The Careerist : June 19, 2015

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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.

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.


: 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.

Ballard Spahr, Tarabicos Grosso Lead on Charter-School Bond Deal

Gina Passarella : Delaware Law Weekly : March 04, 2015

Odyssey Charter School has been trying for nearly two years to find—and fund—a new location to expand its K-7 offerings into a K-12 school. And thanks to the efforts of real estate and land-use attorneys at Tarabicos Grosso and public finance and tax lawyers at Ballard Spahr, that goal was met last month.

Judge Bans Consultant's Testimony in Bottle Injury Suit

Andrew Denney : New York Law Journal : February 26, 2015

A federal judge precluded a witness who had worked for a glass manufacturer but lacked expertise in glass bottle design from testifying at trial in a products liability suit filed by a bartender whose finger was injured by an exploding beer bottle.

Squire Patton Boggs Health Care Leaders Defect, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 08, 2015

Jones Day and Polsinelli pick up a pair of Squire Patton Boggs health care practice leaders; Dickinson Wright and Jackson Lewis prepare for new offices; Paul Weiss picks up a top federal prosecutor; Willkie Farr makes another hire in Houston; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Polsinelli's Super Bowl Shuffle, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 01, 2015

Polsinelli, one of the Am Law 100's fastest-growing firms, churns through its partnership; Alston & Bird adds eight in Dallas; Freshfields hires again in New York; a Skadden practice leader goes in-house; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Lateral Hiring Stays Strong, but Firms Curb Pay Pledges

MP McQueen : The American Lawyer : January 29, 2015

Lateral hiring remains at a near record, but more firms seek to manage risk by pulling back on compensation guarantees.

$177M Spa Chain Settlement Entitles Class to Massages

Lisa Hoffman : The National Law Journal : January 14, 2015

Tens of thousands of California customers of the Massage Envy Franchising chain of spas will have the opportunity to claim unused sessions for which they had prepaid, under a tentative class action settlement slated to go before a judge later this month, according to federal court documents.

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Monica Bay : Legaltech News : January 09, 2015

12 on 12: Veterans offer guidance on how first-time attendees can fully exploit the opportunities of LTNY 2015.