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American Lawyer Features Beveridge & Diamond Trial Win for City of Los Angeles in Major Constitutional Case
September 1, 2017

AmLaw Litigation Daily, an American Lawyer publication, has featured Beveridge & Diamond’s trial win for the City of Los Angeles in a long-running case challenging Kern County, California’s effort to ban land application of biosolids fertilizer to farmland.


D.C. Federal Court Approves NEPA Environmental Impact Statement for Major Drinking Water Project
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., August 16, 2017


Nineteen Beveridge & Diamond Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America for 2018
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., August 15, 2017


Beveridge & Diamond Wins Preemption Case Regarding Local Pesticides Ban
Author: Anthony L. Michaels
August 3, 2017

Today, the Circuit Court of Montgomery County, Maryland, issued an important preemption decision.  The court invalidated a County ordinance banning pesticide use on private lawns as preempted by State law.  This adds to a growing body of cases finding that localities in various states lack the authority to impose their own local pesticide requirements that effectively “veto” the comprehensive review and approval processes already in place for these products at the state and federal levels.  The decision is of particular importance due to the size of Montgomery County, which drew significant attention with its ordinance.


D.C. Circuit Invalidates Part of the RCRA Definition of “Solid Waste,” Altering the Regulatory Framework for Recycling of Hazardous Secondary Materials
Authors: Donald J. Patterson, Jr., Aaron H. Goldberg, Eric L. Klein
July 14, 2017

On July 7, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (“D.C. Circuit” or the “Court”) issued a decision invalidating two key elements of the regulatory definition of solid waste under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (“RCRA”), as amended by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA” or the “Agency”) in 2015, and rejecting efforts to impose additional conditions on existing exclusions in the hazardous waste program.


Andrew Silton Quoted in Law360 Article on New Settlement Policy
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., June 19, 2017


Beveridge & Diamond Expands to Seattle
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., June 16, 2017


DOJ Eliminates Option of Third Party Payments in Settlements
Authors: James M. Auslander, Andrew C. Silton
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., June 9, 2017


Twenty Lawyers from Beveridge & Diamond's Washington, DC Office Receive Super Lawyers Recognition for 2017
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., April 24, 2017


Russ LaMotte Elected Managing Principal of Beveridge & Diamond
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., March 30, 2017


D.C. Circuit Rules in Favor of North Dakota in NEPA Injunction Case
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., March 6, 2017


New York Principals Dan Krainin and Mackenzie Schoonmaker Appointed as State Bar Committee Co-Chairs
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., January 30, 2017


Law360 Names Beveridge & Diamond Environmental Practice of the Year
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., January 17, 2017


Conversation Between Benjamin F. Wilson and Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson at Environmental Law Institute Annual Dinner – October 2016
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., January 11, 2017


John Guttmann and Randy Hayman Present Insights on Legionella and Lead Contamination Litigation to American Water Works Association
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., January 6, 2017


EPA’s Cooperative Federalism Approach to Nutrients in the Mississippi River and Gulf of Mexico Prevails in Fifth Circuit Remand
Author: Karen Hansen
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., December 20, 2016


Beveridge & Diamond Secures Trial Win for City of Los Angeles, Striking Down Biosolids Ban on Two Constitutional Grounds
Authors: James B. Slaughter, James M. Auslander
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., December 9, 2016


Impacts of the 2016 U.S. Election on Environmental Law, Policy, and Enforcement
Edited by David Friedland
November 16, 2016


National Bar Association Names Julius Redd to “40 Under 40 Nation’s Best Advocates” List, Notes Leadership of Pro Bono Work for Clemency Project
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., August 29, 2016


Eighteen Beveridge & Diamond Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America for 2017
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., August 15, 2016


Clearing the CERCLA Air: Ninth Circuit Holds Air Emissions Are Not Disposal
Authors: Pamela Marks, Megan Brillault and Kaitlyn Shannon
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., July 29, 2016


New York Extends Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury Damages Caused by Contamination from Superfund Sites
Authors: Megan Brillault, Sarah Kettenmann
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., July 27, 2016


Eric Klein Quoted on Use of Freedom of Information Act to Challenge EPA in Bloomberg BNA
June 13, 2016


Sixteen Lawyers from Beveridge & Diamond's Washington, DC Office Receive Super Lawyers Recognition for 2016
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., April 28, 2016


Pete Anderson Authors Article on Disclosures in Compliance & Ethics Professional
March 29, 2016


Eric L. Klein Quoted on Superfund Liability in Asset Acquisitions in BloombergBNA
March 11, 2016


Megan Brillault Quoted in Bloomberg BNA on Recent Amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
January 21, 2016


Beveridge & Diamond Defeats Negligence Claims Against DC Water
January 15, 2016


Eighteen Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. Attorneys Named to The Best Lawyers in America© for 2016
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., August 17, 2015


MassDEP General Counsel Nancy Kaplan Joins Wellesley Office of Beveridge & Diamond, P.C.
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., May 18, 2015


TCEQ Attorney Michael Vitris Joins Beveridge & Diamond’s Austin Office
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., May 11, 2015


Beveridge & Diamond Argues Before Pennsylvania Supreme Court for Right to Farm Act Protection
May 8, 2015


Washington State Supreme Court Declines Review of Beveridge & Diamond Win in Court of Appeals Preempting Biosolids Ban
May 6, 2015


Beveridge & Diamond Named a Top 100 Law Firm For Female Attorneys by Law360
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., April 21, 2015


Beveridge & Diamond Elects Jeanine Grachuk and Mackenzie Schoonmaker Principals
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., February 18, 2015


Supreme People’s Court Issues Judicial Interpretation Addressing Environmental Civil Public Interest Litigation
Authors: Karl Bourdeau, Scott Fulton and Dan Schulson
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., January 28, 2015


Edward Grauman Quoted in Law360 and Texas Lawbook on Deepwater Horizon Insurance Coverage Dispute Before Texas Supreme Court
September 16, 2014


Defense Research Institute Reports on Beveridge & Diamond Win in California Court of Appeal in Landfill Expansion Case
September 8, 2014


Sixteen Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers® for 2015
August 19, 2014


Chambers USA 2014 Ranks Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. Among Leading Law Firms
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., May 23, 2014


Beveridge & Diamond Convinces Court of Special Appeals to Uphold Trial Court Ruling in Favor of Client
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., May 19, 2014


Seventeen Lawyers from Beveridge & Diamond's Washington, DC Office Receive Super Lawyers Recognition for 2014
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., April 25, 2014


For the Defense Publishes Critique of Environmental Citizen Suits Authored by Beveridge & Diamond and Waste Connections
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., April 22, 2014


Defense Research Institute Reports on Beveridge & Diamond Appellate Win Preempting Solid Waste Ordinance
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., November 26, 2013


Rite Aid to Pay $12.3 Million for Failing to Properly Manage Waste Products from its California Stores
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., November 12, 2013


All Beveridge & Diamond New York Office Principals Receive "Super Lawyers" Recognition for Third Consecutive Year
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., September 24, 2013


Twelve Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers® for 2014
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., August 16, 2013


Legal 500 US Ranks Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. Among Leaders in Environmental Litigation, Transactional, and Regulatory Matters
Beveirdge & Diamond, P.C., June 13, 2013


Beveridge & Diamond Secures Class Certification Denial in Drinking Water Case
April 9, 2013


Maryland High Court Slashes Billion-Dollar Jury Award and Clarifies Toxic Tort Standards
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., March 1, 2013


Supreme Court Hears L.A. Stormwater Case
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., January 2, 2013


Beveridge & Diamond Again Named a Top National Environmental and Litigation Firm by U.S. News/Best Lawyers
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., November 1, 2012


Twelve Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers® for 2013
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., October 11, 2012


All of the Principals in Beveridge & Diamond's New York Office Receive "Super Lawyers" Recognition for Second Consecutive Year
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., October 5, 2012


Ninth Circuit Further Limits Climate-Nuisance Suits
Daniel M. Krainin and Daniel P. Berner
Beveridge & DIamond, P.C., September 28, 2012


Federal Guidance Issued for the First Time on E-Discovery Best Practices in Criminal Cases
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., May 30, 2012


Beveridge & Diamond Named to National Law Journal's Midsize Hotlist For Second Year in a Row
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., April 25, 2012


Supreme Court Rules Property Owners May Challenge EPA Compliance Orders
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., March 23, 2012


Two New York Courts Uphold Local Bans on Hydraulic Fracturing and Other Oil and Natural Gas Operations
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., March 2, 2012


Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. Elects New Principals
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., February 28, 2012


Federal District Court Grants Preliminary Injunction in Challenge to City of Dallas Flow Control Ordinance
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., February 9, 2012


Court Victory for Genetically Engineered Crop
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., February 2, 2012


Beveridge & Diamond Leads Successful Defense of Power Plant Permit in Case of First Impression in Texas
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., January 31, 2012


Seven Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers® for 2012
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., January 7, 2012


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


Bryan Moore Joins Texas Office of Beveridge & Diamond, P.C.
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., October 28, 2011


Beveridge & Diamond Ninth Circuit Win Featured in Westlaw Journal
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., October 28, 2011


NYS Public Service Commission May Tighten the “Lightened Regulation” Regime Applied to Wholesale Electricity Generators
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., August 25, 2011


Beveridge & Diamond Litigation Victory Featured in Westlaw Journal
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., July 18, 2011


John Guttmann Profiled in Law360's Q&A Series
June 17, 2011


Ninth Circuit Removes Barrier to Intervention in NEPA Cases
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., January 20, 2011


D.C. Circuit Rejects Pesticide Registration Challenge as Untimely
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., November 8, 2010


Fourth Circuit Limits Nuisance Suits and Strengthens Preemption under Federal Environmental Laws
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., July 30, 2010


D.C. Circuit Rules EPA Pesticide Registration Enforcement Approach Is Ripe for Challenge
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., July 21, 2010


D.C. Circuit Upholds Constitutionality of CERCLA Unilateral Orders
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., July 6, 2010


Supreme Court Leaves Question of Judicial Taking Unanswered
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., June 30, 2010


Jimmy Slaughter Quoted in BNA Daily Environment Report
June 8, 2010


Fifth Circuit Declines En Banc Review and Dismisses Climate Change Nuisance Case
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., June 3, 2010


Jimmy Slaughter Quoted in Law360
May 13, 2010


Jimmy Slaughter Quoted in BNA Daily Environment Report on Supreme Court Petition
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., May 3, 2010


Jimmy Slaughter Quoted in GreenWire on Los Angeles Appeal to U.S. Supreme Court
March 19, 2010


Fifth Circuit to Rehear En Banc Comer v. Murphy Oil Climate Change Nuisance Case
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., March 4, 2010


Jimmy Slaughter & Gary Smith Quoted in the Daily Record
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., February 25, 2010


Jimmy Slaughter Quoted in Greenwire Regarding Challenge to NYC Recycling Law
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., February 24, 2010


Court Faults NEPA Review, Holds Corps Liable for Katrina Damage
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., November 25, 2009


Circuits Avoid Conflict in Climate Change Nuisance Cases; District Court Diverges
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., November 13, 2009


John Hanson and Jon Cannon Quoted in National Law Journal
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., July 6, 2009


Supreme Court Toughens Standing Requirements for Environmental Plaintiffs
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., March 5, 2009


Edward J. Ciechon, Jr. Joins Beveridge & Diamond, P.C.
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. - Press Release, February 23, 2009


Criminal Prosecution for Failure to Develop and Implement Clean Air Act Risk Management Program Results in $100,000 Fine
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. - Client Alert, November 14, 2008


B&D Secures Favorable Settlement in Manassas Case
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., October 24, 2008


HIV Positive Pro Bono Client Granted Lawful Permanent Residence ("Green Card")
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., May 30, 2008


Ninth Circuit Denies En Banc Review of Burlington Northern, Creating an Intra and Inter-Circuit Split Re: CERCLA “Arranger” Liability
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., April 22, 2008


California Supreme Court Adopts “Sophisticated User” Defense in Failure to Warn Claims
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., April 7, 2008


California Adopts Narrow View of Implied Federal Preemption of State Law Claims
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., February 26, 2008


Peter Thompson Gregg Joins Beveridge & Diamond, P.C.
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., January 14, 2008


Beveridge & Diamond Trims Toxic Tort Claim on Motion to Dismiss
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., December 6, 2007


B&D Assists in Successful EIS for Maryland Intercounty Connector
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., November 19, 2007


Court Dismisses Global Warming Claims for Lack of Standing
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., September 10, 2007


City of Los Angeles Secures Victory Over Biosolids Ban
Federal Court Grants Summary Judgment Against Kern County Ban of L.A. Biosolids
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., August 14, 2007


New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Issues Press Release Announcing Natural Resource Damages Lawsuits
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., July 5, 2007


Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. Secures Order Limiting Litigation Rights of Environmental Intervenors
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., April 6, 2007


Options for Potentially Responsible Parties in the Wake of the Aviall Decision
February 26, 2007


Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. Secures Preliminary Injunction for Los Angeles Against County Biosolids Ban
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., November 29, 2006


Emerging Ocean Law Issues: Shipping and the Environment
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., November 20, 2006


Former Senior Official in the Department of the Interior’s Solicitor’s Office, Peter J. Schaumberg, Joins Beveridge & Diamond, P.C
June 1, 2006


Nicholas van Aelstyn and Kenneth Finney Join Beveridge & Diamond, P.C.
Environmental law firm grows West Coast presence
May 2, 2006


Criminal Indictment Avoided
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., April 7, 2006