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Showing 13 posts by Benjamin F. Wilson.

Ben Wilson Named 2016 WBA Houston Medallion Honoree

Beveridge & Diamond's Managing Principal, Benjamin F. Wilson, has been named by the Washington Bar Association as the 2016 Charles Hamilton Houston Medallion of Merit Honoree.  The Houston Medallion of Merit is presented annually to an individual who demonstrates a commitment to the betterment of the legal profession. Read More ›

Beveridge & Diamond Congratulates Scott Fulton on His Selection as the Environmental Law Institute’s Next President

“Today the Environmental Law Institute (ELI) – an organization Beveridge & Diamond has long been proud to support in many ways – announced the good news that its Board of Directors has elected Scott Fulton as ELI’s next President.  Scott, who joined Beveridge & Diamond after serving for over 22 years in various U.S. government roles, will leave Beveridge & Diamond and start his position at ELI in September 2015. Read More ›

Savoy Names Benjamin F. Wilson to List of Most Influential Black Lawyers

Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. is pleased to announce that Savoy Magazine
has named Benjamin F. Wilson, the Firm's Managing Principal, to its
“2015 Most Influential Black Lawyers” list. Read More ›

Sports Illustrated, National Law Journal, DC TV Affiliates and Others Cover Ben Wilson’s Connections with Super Bowl-bound Nephew Russell Wilson

Leading up to this weekend's Super Bowl, a number of media outlets have again picked up on Beveridge & Diamond's connection to Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson in the form of Managing Principal Ben Wilson. Washington, DC ABC affiliate WJLA Channel 7 and CBS affiliate WUSA Channel 9 spoke about the legacy of excellence Russell’s late father and Ben’s brother, Harrison, instilled in Russell. Read More ›

California Department of Transportation Assistant Chief Counsel David McCray Joins Beveridge & Diamond

David McCray, who has served since 2007 as the senior environmental lawyer for of the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), joined Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. (B&D) as Of Counsel in the Firm’s San Francisco office on November 17, 2014.  Mr. McCray joins the Firm’s active national project development practice, where he will assist clients with environmental reviews, permitting and approvals from a wide range of federal and state natural resources agencies, and litigation defense of project decisions and policies. Read More ›

Promotions and New Arrivals

Beveridge & Diamond is pleased to announce that Megan Brillault and Edward Grauman were elected Principals, John Paul was elected Of Counsel, Alexia Beer joined as Of Counsel, and Kristin Gladd, Alexander Horning, Jessalee Landfried, Andrew Mayer, Gayatri Patel, Virginie Roveillo and Daniel Schulson joined as Associates.  Read More ›

Beveridge & Diamond Secures Approval of $3.7 Billion Clean Water Act Consent Decree

Litigators from Beveridge & Diamond’s Washington and Baltimore offices won approval of a major Clean Water Act consent decree over the objections of environmental groups.  On January 6, 2014 Judge George Marovich of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois entered a historic consent decree between the United States, Illinois, and the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRDGC or the District) to govern the ongoing Tunnel and Reservoir Plan (TARP), a multi-billion dollar project to improve stormwater control and wastewater management throughout metropolitan Chicago.   The ruling comes after 7 years of consent decree negotiation with the US Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Justice, and the State of Illinois, and 3 years of aggressive litigation brought by several environmental groups that sought more work than called for in the decree. Benjamin F. Wilson, Richard Davis and Sarah Albert lead the multi-office team from Beveridge & Diamond that represents MWRDGC regarding the consent decree and the litigation.  Read More ›

Beveridge & Diamond Again Named a Top National Environmental and Litigation Firm by U.S. News/Best Lawyers

U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have once again awarded Beveridge & Diamond’s environmental and litigation practices a Tier 1 nationwide ranking in the 2013 Best Law Firms list. With 98 lawyers in offices in six states and the District of Columbia, the firm helps clients from a range of industries solve complex environmental and natural resource challenges across the U.S. and internationally.   Read More ›

Legal 500 US Ranks Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. Among Leaders in Environmental Litigation, Transactional, and Regulatory Matters

The Legal 500 United States has again ranked Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. as a leading national environmental law practice, noting the Firm’s Environmental litigation capabilities as well as its transactional and regulatory capabilities. Read More ›

Chambers USA 2013 Ranks Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. Among Leading Law Firms

The Chambers USA Guide to the Legal Profession has again ranked Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. as a leading environmental law practice, both nationally and regionally. In addition to firm-level rankings, individual lawyers from the Firm’s regional offices are ranked. Read More ›