The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Brian Sirower has been named national Commercial Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights Practice Group chair, succeeding John A. Harris, a partner in the firm’s Milwaukee office who has led the group since 2008.

“Quarles is elated that Brian will be chairing one of the firm’s largest practice groups,” said firm chair Kimberly Leach Johnson. “We are confident that he will continue to lead the group successfully and build on the great leadership that both John provided. We thank John for his role in leading the group for the past several years.”

“I am honored to be chosen as chair of the firm’s Commercial Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights Practice Group,” said Sirower. “I am excited to work with my colleagues on a deeper level to continue the group’s successes.”

Brian Sirower has been a member of the firm’s Phoenix office since 2000. He concentrates his practice on workouts, bankruptcy, and commercial litigation, with a focus on all forms of creditor representations.  Sirower also has extensive experience in distressed leasing matters, preference and fraudulent conveyance defense, committee representations, and commercial debtor representations. Sirower received his law degree, with honors, from The Ohio State University, Michael E. Moritz College of Law and his undergraduate degree from the College of William and Mary.