John W. Daniels, Jr., chairman of the national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP was recognized as one of the 100 most influential African American attorneys in the United States by On Being a Black Lawyer (OBABL).
Daniels joined his fellow honorees at a reception on February 29, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Washington, D.C. Daniels was featured as a “Legal Lions”. OBABL published “The Power 100 Special Edition” on February 15th in honor of Black History Month.
The publication features profiles of the nation’s most influential black attorneys working in government, academics and both the public and private sectors. The Power 100 Special Edition can be accessed at http://www.obabl.-com/special-editions/.
John Daniels has been the chairman of Quarles & Brady LLP since 2007.
In his position, he has led the firm through a fundamental transformation, becoming a client-centric, business-minded organization.
Daniels has driven this fundamental cultural shift in the midst of the worst economy in decades, leading to significant growth.
Daniels was most recently recognized by the American Bar Association with their 2012 Spirit of Excellence Award.
OBABL’s editorial team, together with a group of advisors, spent months researching prospective candidates. OBABL publisher, Yolanda Young notes that according to the American Bar Association, less than five percent of U.S. attorneys are African American. OBABL seeks to help advance diversity in the legal profession.
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Quarles & Brady LLP is a full-service law firm with 425 attorneys practicing from offices in Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz.; Chicago, Ill.; Naples and Tampa, Fla.; Milwaukee and Madison, Wis.; and Shanghai, China.
The Firm offers an array of legal services to corporate and individual clients that range from small entrepreneurial businesses to Fortune 100 companies. Additional information about the Firm may be found at www.quarles.com.