Charles Q. Kamps, Retired Partner


Charles Q. Kamps is a retired partner with Quarles & Brady LLP. Mr. Kamps' experience includes:

  • Representation before state and federal courts.

  • Representation before the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources ("DNR") and the Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA").
  • Represented industry in leading Wisconsin cases establishing limits on authority of Wisconsin DNR (Niagara of Wisconsin v. DNR; Wisconsin Electric Power v. DNR).
  • Served as lead counsel in defeating various environmental challenges to a major regional shopping mall.
  • Represented James River Corporation in successful challenge to DNR permit provisions relating to bio accumulating substances.

Education and Honors

  • Marquette University Law School (LL.B., 1959)
    • Phi Delta Phi. Marquette Law Review (Member, 1958-1959).

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin

Professional and Civic Activities

  • Milwaukee Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin (Chairman, Environmental Law Committee, 1979-1981)
  • Milwaukee Yacht Club (Member)

Selected Presentations/Publications

  • Author, "Dealing With the Agencies," Quarles & Brady Clean Air Act program, 1990
  • Co-author, "DNR Compliance and Other Environmental Considerations," Quarles & Brady program, 1988