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John W. Daniels, Jr. Recognized for Civic and Legal Prominence
MILWAUKEE, Wis. (Aug. 27, 2015) — John W. Daniels, Jr., Chairman Emeritus of Quarles & Brady, a national law firm, has recently been honored for both his civic and legal leadership and his impact on corporate law. Daniels was selected by LawDragon, the leading legal periodical of attorneys, as one of the premier 500 lawyers in the United States. This rare recognition was done in testament to Daniels’ career as a corporate and real estate lawyer. Daniels, among other things, served as the first diverse national president of the prestigious American College of a Real Estate Lawyers. He and Ben Wilson, the chairman Beveridge & Diamond, instituted a national effort with major law firms and general counsel to significantly increase diversity in corporate legal engagements. A national Network of the finest African-American lawyers has been created, including experts in the most complicated legal areas. This is an unprecedented effort in the United States.
In addition, Daniels, the chairman of V&J Foods, one of largest family owned African-American companies in the U.S., was named Mr. Executive as part of the business Hall of Fame initiative in 2015. This recognition was extended because of his impact on growing and developing business enterprises. Daniels is a Harvard Law graduate and the chairman of Aurora Health Care, Inc. the largest health system in Wisconsin with revenues exceeding $4.5 billion.
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