In the law firmsQuarles & Brady LLP added Patricia Spiccia to the firm’s tax-exempt organizations practice group.Spiccia handles joint ventures, lobbying and political activity of tax-exempt organizations. She previously externed at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.•Brinks, Gilson & Lione shareholder Jeffry M. Nichols was a featured presenter at The IP Strategy Summit Defense: Silicon Valley on June 18 in …