The UCLA Alumni Association Board of Directors selected Polsinelli’s Lisa Greer Quateman to serve as General Counsel. Quateman is a Los Angeles native who earned both her law and undergraduate degrees from UCLA. Passionate about her clients, Quateman will use that same focus and dedication in her new role, and she looks forward to collaborating with the Board to further make a positive impact on UCLA. Her term began on July 1, 2014.
“It’s a distinct honor to be chosen for this role,” said Quateman from Century City where she is the managing partner of the Los Angeles office of Polsinelli. “Education partnered with innovation is the key to building a better tomorrow. I’m particularly excited to be able to help engage the Board in its mission to oversee and implement the future direction of the University.”
The UCLA Alumni Association is a membership organization comprising more than 88,000 alumni and friends of UCLA and serving the larger community of over 400,000 living alumni. Founded in 1934, the Association has a diverse and rich history of bringing alumni together to support the university, its students and each other, and is playing a key role in UCLA’s Centennial Campaign.
Quateman serves as outside counsel for numerous large and middle market companies, financial institutions and governmental entities. Her practice encompasses transactional and advisory work in the fields of finance, real estate, banking, securities, international transactions and municipal and corporate law. Polsinelli’s West Coast presence began in 2011 with six attorneys and has now grown six-fold. The firm recently announced the addition of a San Francisco office. Polsinelli is now in 19 cities nationwide with more than 740 attorneys. Recently, the firm moved up in ranking to become an AmLaw 100 firm. The American Lawyer Magazine has recognized Polsinelli as the fastest growing law firm in America six years in a row.