Leonardo Loo honored with Black Chamber of Arizona Chairman’s Award

The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that Phoenix partner and Business Law Practice Group chair Leonardo Loo, a north Scottsdale resident, was honored with the 2015 Chairperson’s Award by the Black Chamber of Arizona.

Leonardo Loo

Leonard Loo

The Black Chamber of America, formerly the Greater Phoenix Black Chamber of Commerce, held its 17th Annual Awards Banquet, on March 13, at the Phoenix Convention Center.

The award is given each year to an individual making a positive economic impact across the state through his/her service to both the Black Chamber and the community-at-large, according to a press release.

Mr. Loo volunteers on the boards of directors for the Black Chamber of Arizona and Asian American Bar Association, respectively, and also serves as general counsel for the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, according to the release.

Mr. Loo, who focuses on mergers and acquisitions, commercial financing, international transactions, securities, and general corporate law involving clients in a wide variety of industries, is also currently serving as the chair of the board of directors for Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc., a statewide community development corporation committed to building stronger, healthier communities as a lead advocate, coalition builder and direct service provider.

CPLC promotes positive change and self-sufficiency to enhance the quality of life for the benefit of those it serves.

Earlier this year, Mr. Loo was honored by ‘Az Business Magazine as one of the top “Minority Leaders in Arizona” according to the release.

In 2014, he was honored with the Community Leader of the Year Award from the Phoenix chapter of the National Association of Asian American Professionals for his devotion to the community and outstanding service to the Valley.

Mr. Loo earned his law degree from the University of Chicago and his bachelor’s degree from Stanford University.

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