ROSE QUAM-WICKHAM is an associate in the firm’s office in Washington, D.C. and is a member of the Environmental group. Her practice focuses on environmental litigation, compliance, and regulatory matters, including enforcement actions, rulemakings, and citizen suits.
Rose has assisted clients with a variety of challenges in connection with the Clean Air Act (CAA), the Clean Water Act (CWA), the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the Lacey Act, the Administrative Procedure Act (APA), and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA). Her primary focus during the very beginnings of her legal career was public service, and she maintains a commitment to that work through pro bono matters at Sidley.
Rose received her J.D., with honors, from the George Washington University Law School and her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Santa Cruz.
Prior to joining the firm, Rose was an associate at another law firm where she advised clients on environmental and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) matters. Her representative matters prior to joining Sidley include:
- Representing clients in the aerospace and chemical manufacturing industries against a series of citizen suits alleging environmental contamination;
- Representing a multinational corporation in connection with cross-border environmental and trade-related investigations;
- Representing a client in litigation challenging rulemakings related to the management of marine fisheries.