the capitol group madison wiIn November 2010, The law firm of Quarles & Brady, LLP and The Capitol Group, a government affairs firm, announced that they have joined forces through a strategic affiliation. (See Press Release…)

This unique affiliation is one of the first in Wisconsin and allows both firms to offer full-service legal, legislative, regulatory and public affairs to their clients.

The partners in The Capitol Group — Brandon Scholz and Michelle Kussow — have more than 30 years of experience in politics, publ ic and private sectors, trade association management and lobbying.

Quarles & Brady is one of Wisconsin’s top law firms and a top 200 law firm nationwide with more than 450 attorneys.

“Offering high-level, strategic government affairs is important as it allows our Firm to best service our clients’ broad business needs,” said John W. Daniels Jr., former Chairman of Quarles & Brady. “Increasingly, the legal, legislative a nd regulatory issues are intertwined, and this affiliation will be an asset to our clients with interests in Wisconsin.”

Working with Quarles attorneys and staff in Wisconsin, The Capitol Group will assist clients in assessing the impact of legislative and regulatory actions a nd develop strategies to mitigate the impact of burdensome or costly legislation.

Similarly, they will also work with clients to develop proactive efforts to help their busine ss maximize opportunities through the legislative an d regulatory process. “We have found that Quarles & Brady and The Capitol Group have similar perspectives when it comes to clients — we both seek to provide individualized and detailed client service,” said Brandon Scholz. “Therefore, this alliance was a natural connection and will further enhance the service we provide our clients.”

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Quarles & Brady LLP is a full-service law firm with more than 450 attorneys practicing from offices in Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz.; Chicago, Ill.; Naples and Tampa, Fla.; and Milwaukee and Madi son, Wis. The Firm offers an array of legal services to corporate and individual clients that range from sma ll entrepreneurial businesses to Fortune 100 companies