Janice Rodgers is a partner in the law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP and concentrates her practice on representing and advising not-for-profit organizations, including grant-making foundations, museums, colleges and universities, healthcare organizations, other charitable and educational organizations, and other tax-exempt entities. She also has extensive experience in advising individuals and institutions on charitable giving, including charitable trusts, direct gifts, and tax planning for long-term charitable gift programs. She is a frequent speaker on topics such as the legal rules for private foundations; permissible lobbying and political activity of tax-exempt organizations; international grant-making; program-related investments; not-for-profit organization investment standards and procedures; conflicts of interest; and director and officer responsibilities. She is a member of the Illinois Attorney General’s Charitable Advisory Council and the Exempt Organizations Committee of the American Bar Association's Section on Taxation, a director of the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, and a director of The John Crerar Foundation. She also is active in many other organizations, including the Donors Forum and the Chicago Foundation for Women. Janice received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois (B.S. with highest honors, 1973) and her law degree from Harvard Law School (J.D. cum laude, 1976).