Beveridge & Diamond

Beveridge & Diamond Receives Top Tier Rankings in Environmental Law and Environmental Litigation from U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers

Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., November 1, 2011

Washington, DC -- U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers have awarded Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. several top tier rankings in environmental law on the 2011 Best Law Firms list.  In the nationwide rankings, the Firm received a Tier 1 ranking for its environmental litigation practice.  In the regional rankings which covered a wider range of environmental and natural resources practice areas, the Firm’s practices in Washington, D.C., Boston, and San Francisco were also recognized with the highest ranking.

“We are very pleased to see receive this top tier ranking of our environmental litigation practice from U.S. News and Best Lawyers,” said Ben Wilson, the Firm’s Managing Principal.  “Our diverse and growing client base requires our firm to maintain cutting edge capabilities in environmental law and litigation, product stewardship, and toxic tort litigation, nationwide and internationally.”

The Firm received prominent recognition for its environmental, litigation, natural resources, real estate, and land use practices in several key markets:

Tier 1

Litigation – Environmental:  Nationwide
Environmental: Washington, DC
Litigation – Environmental: Washington, DC
Natural Resources Law: San Francisco, CA
Litigation - Land Use & Zoning:  Boston, MA

Tier 2

Land Use & Zoning Law: Boston, MA
Environmental Law: San Francisco, CA
Litigation – Environmental: San Francisco, CA

Tier 3

Oil & Gas: Washington, DC
Real Estate Law: Washington DC

According to U.S. News and Best Lawyers, “achieving a high ranking is a special distinction that signals a unique combination of excellence and breadth of expertise.”

U.S. News and Best Lawyers released the 2011 Best Law Firms rankings on November 1, 2011, marking the second edition of this annual analysis. These rankings showcase 9,633 different law firms ranked in one or more of 75 major legal practice areas. Full data are available online for the law firms that received rankings. 

To view our rankings on the U.S. News Best Law Firms website, please visit

About Beveridge & Diamond, P.C.

Since 1974, Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. ( has defined the practice of environmental law in the U.S. With almost 100 attorneys nationwide, the Firm has helped clients achieve success in numerous venues and in every substantive area of environmental practice, including litigation and environmentally-related toxic torts. Firm lawyers partner with our clients, helping them meet local, national and global legal challenges and business opportunities.

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