September 28, 2021

Michael Gossie

Most Admired Companies of 2021: Quarles & Brady

AZ Business magazine and BestCompaniesAZ present the Most Admired Companies program each year with the goal of recognizing organizations that excel in these six key areas: Customer opinion; diversity, equity, and inclusion; innovation; leadership excellence; social responsibility; and workplace culture. One of Arizona’s Most Admired Companies for 2021 is Quarles & Brady.

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With hundreds of nominations representing the most innovative, impactful and successful companies in Arizona, being one of Most Admired Companies of 2021 shows that these companies truly represent the best in Arizona business. The Most Admired Companies for 2021 will be honored at an awards dinner Oct. 7, 2021, at Pointe Hilton Resort Tapatio Cliffs in Phoenix. Title sponsors for the Most Admired Companies awards are WaFd Bank and Taylor Morrison. For sponsorship information, email For information about the event honoring the Most Admired Companies, email or click here. will be spotlighting one of Arizona’s Most Admired Companies each day leading up to the awards dinner.

Quarles & Brady

Most Admired Company: 2019-2021

Top Arizona executive: Leonardo Loo, office managing partner

What it does: Full-service law firm.

Admirable trait: At Quarles & Brady, 70% of office managing partners are women and/or diverse, 40% of attorneys are women, and 33% of of the firm’s executive committee are women and/or diverse. The firm has diverse attorney business resource groups, a women’s forum, and a diverse mentor program. Quarles & Brady also hosts writing internships for diverse law students from Arizona State University and the University of Arizona. Some of these students are first generation college graduates and law school students who don’t have any familiarity with the legal industry.