The law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Phoenix office managing partner Nicole Stanton has been appointed to the Board of Visitors of the James E. Rogers College of Law. Members of the Board work to serve as both advisors to, and ambassadors for, the college, meeting once a year to discuss how to best prepare their law students to enter and adapt to the profession. As a Board member, Stanton will have the opportunity to influence the development of the law with fellow attorneys and academics by spreading awareness of the college’s innovative scholarships, courses and degrees.
In addition to her position as office manager and partner at Quarles & Brady, Stanton is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution group. Her experience includes defense of local and national law firms in legal malpractice actions and other business litigation disputes. Stanton is also an elected member of the American Law Institute and sits on the board of directors for the Arizona Equal Justice Foundation.
In the Phoenix community, Stanton also serves as a founding board member and past president of the Women’s Metropolitan Arts Council of the Phoenix Art Museum as well as a member of Charter 100 Women. She has also served as an adjunct professor at Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, teaching professional responsibility and served as a member of the Business Court Advisory Committee, appointed by Chief Justice Scott Bales. A graduate of Valley Leadership Class XXIX, Stanton is a recent recipient of the “Philanthropic Leader of the Year” at the 8th Annual Positively Powerful Woman Award and is a past YWCA of Maricopa County’s Tribute to Women honoree, in the Business Leader category. She also was honored as one of the “50 Most Influential Women in Business” by AZ Business Magazine.
Stanton received her law degree, magna cum laude, from the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona and her bachelor’s degree is from the University of Utah.