George J. Marek, Partner


George Marek practices in the area of environmental and energy law, counseling clients in transactional due diligence and risk assessment in business and real estate transactions, as well as the assessment, cleanup and development of Brownfields sites. He represents one of the nation's largest retail and grocery store chains in the due diligence and construction of store locations in Wisconsin.

Mr. Marek’s practice includes the remediation of Superfund and other contaminated properties, advising clients on wind farm projects, underground and aboveground storage tank regulation, and coordinating the investigation and remediation of toxic mold. He also represents corporate, municipal and individual clients in environmental enforcement matters.

Legal Services

Education and Honors

  • Harvard Law School (J.D., cum laude, 1990)
  • Harvard University (B.A., magna cum laude, 1984)

Bar Admissions

  • Wisconsin

Professional and Civic Activities

  • State Bar of Wisconsin (Member)
  • Milwaukee Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association (Member: Environment, Energy and Resources Law Section)
  • National LGBT Bar Association (Member)
  • LGBT Bar Association of Wisconsin (Member and Advisory Board)
  • Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce Environmental Management Council (Member)
  • Federation of Environmental Technologists (Member)
  • The Fair Wisconsin Education Fund (Board of Directors: 2009–2011)
  • Quarles & Brady Diversity Committee (National Co-chair)
  • Quarles & Brady LGBT Affinity Group (Member)
  • Eastcastle Place (Board of Directors: 2016–present)
  • Harvard Club of Wisconsin (Officer; Secretary: 2009–2011; President: 2003–2009)
  • Harvard Alumni Association (Appointed Director, Harvard Law School Association, 2000–2003)
  • Early Music Now (Board Member: 1995–1999; Vice President: 1997–1999)

Professional Recognition

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV® Peer Review Rated
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America® (2008–present: Environmental Law)