Marian C. LaLonde is the National Vice-Chair of Quarles & Brady’s Energy, Environmental and Natural Resources Practice Group. She is also the National Vice-Chair of the Women’s Forum. Her primary practice areas include real estate, public and tribal lands, mining, solar, tax-exempt organizations, and equine law. Ms. LaLonde’s experience includes complex real estate and business transactions and financings related to the development of solar and mineral properties including title review, purchase and lease agreements, land use, right-of-ways, municipal and tribal negotiations and environmental permitting and compliance. She has also successfully litigated in the areas of mineral rights, water rights, title, general commercial real estate, construction and equine law. Ms. LaLonde serves as outside general counsel and ex-officio Trustee for the Community Foundation for Southern Arizona and is President of the Southern Arizona Eventing Association. Ms. LaLonde received her J.D. from the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, and her B.S. degree in Agricultural Education from the University of Arizona. Ms. LaLonde actively participates in homeless youth and child advocacy efforts and enjoys competing regionally and nationally with her horses.