Quarles & Brady partners receive Client Choice Award

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP announced that local partners David Funkhouser and Bradley Vynalek each have received the 2016 Client Choice award from Lexology and the International Law Office.

Established in 2005, the Client Choice awards recognize partners around the world that stand apart for their excellent client service.

David Funkhouser

David Funkhouser

Uniquely, these awards survey in-house senior corporate counsel only, inquiring about quality of legal advice, value delivered, commercial awareness, and effective communication. Following one-on-one interviews with clients, this year’s winners were chosen from a pool of more than 2,500 nominations, according to a press release. Only one attorney in each market is recognized for any particular practice area.

Mr. Funkhouser practices in the firm’s Phoenix office and is a member of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group. His litigation practice has an emphasis in real property disputes, construction disputes, consumer lending, contract disputes, probate, trust and estate litigation, and other commercial torts.

He also routinely represents financial institutions in all aspects of litigation. Mr. Funkhouser received his law degree from the University of Iowa College of Law and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Iowa. Client Choice recognized Mr. Funkhouser in the Litigation category.

Brad Vynalek

Brad Vynalek

Mr. Vynalek practices in the firm’s Phoenix office and is a member of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group. He serves as a counselor and advisor on strategy, exposure, and enterprise opportunity for clients ranging from local startups to Fortune 500 companies, the release stated.

Mr. Vynalek works very closely with law departments to create and manage budgets and create optimal teams for a variety of legal services in the banking, high-tech, Internet, software, manufacturing, e-commerce, health care, higher education, and tech transfer industries. He also serves as a member of the firm’s executive committee.

Mr. Vynalek received his law degree from The University of Arizona – James E. Rogers College of Law and his bachelor’s degree, with honors, from Stanford University. He was recognized by Client Choice in the General Corporate category.

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