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Director of Government Relations

Quinn Emanuel Joins as BBA Sponsor Firm

The Boston Bar Association is proud to welcome Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP, an 800-lawyer international law firm that focuses exclusively on litigation matters, as a new sponsor.  Quinn Emanuel joins the BBA’s community of more than 13,000 members drawn from law firms, in-house legal departments, government agencies, law schools, and nonprofit organizations.

This year, Quinn Emanuel was named the “Most Feared Law Firm In The World” in a survey of in-house counsel conducted by BTI Consulting Group.

“We are very happy to establish a relationship with the Boston Bar Association,” said Harvey Wolkoff, one of the Managing Partners of the firm’s Boston office.  “Quinn Emanuel opened its Boston office last year and has already grown quite substantially.  We look to our new partnership with the Boston Bar Association as a key step in expanding our presence in the Boston legal market.”

Quinn Emanuel’s deep bench of attorney talent focused on litigation matters has led to a natural partnership with the BBA.  Aliki Sofis, a Partner in the firm’s Boston office, has recently been appointed to the Steering Committee of the BBA’s Multidistrict Litigation & Class Action Litigation Section.

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP also has offices in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Chicago, Washington, D.C., Houston, Seattle, Salt Lake City, Tokyo, London, Mannheim, Hamburg, Paris, Hong Kong, Munich, Sydney, Brussels, Zurich, Shanghai, Perth and Stuttgart. The firm litigates a wide variety of business disputes for Fortune 500 companies as well as smaller companies and prides itself on seizing initiative and resolving disputes quickly. The firm reports that their attorneys have tried over 2,300 cases and won 88%, have obtained five 9-figure jury verdicts, forty-three 9-figure settlements, and nineteen 10-figure settlements.

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The Boston Bar Association traces its origins to meetings convened by John Adams, who provided pro bono representation to the British soldiers prosecuted for the Boston Massacre and went on to become the nation’s second president. Its mission is to advance the highest standards of excellence for the legal profession, facilitate access to justice, serve the community at large and promote diversity and inclusion.