Charles W Herf

Faculty Assoc

Charles W. Herf is a retired partner in the labor and employment group of Quarles & Brady LLP.  He has been practicing law for more than 42 years, specializing in labor and employment and business litigation.  He is listed in Southwest Super Lawyers (2007-2009 - Employment & Labor); Chambers USA (2004-present: Labor & Employment); and The Best Lawyers in America (2005-present: Bet-the-Company Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Education Law, Labor and Employment Law).

Professor Herf is serving a three-year term as the Lawyer Representative to the U.S. Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit. He also has served as an adjunct professor at Northern Arizona University. He is active in the Alternative Dispute Resolution area serving as an Arizona Superior Court Judge Pro Tem for more than 20 years, an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association and Financial Industry Neutral Regulatory Association, and as a hearing officer for the State of Arizona Personnel Board.

Professor Herf has authored an article entitled, “Preparing for Alternative Dispute Resolution Cases.” He has lectured extensively to state and national educational groups, professional groups, and human resource groups. He has published numerous articles for various professional educational groups, and spoken extensively on employment related and security related issues.


Assistant: KC Gardiner-Johnson

B.S., University of Wisconsin (1965)J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School (1968)