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Attorneys

Beveridge & Diamond hires for Associate, Of Counsel, Principal, and Contract Attorney positions. We hire entry-level associates from our summer associate program, federal judicial clerkships, and directly out of law school. For information on attorney job opportunities at B&D, please contact Lindy Resh, Attorney Recruitment Manager.

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B&D hires talented professionals to support the legal and business functions of the firm. For information on staff or administrative job opportunities at B&D, please contact Teresa Saulsby, Administrative & Business Services Director.

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Litigation Shareholder

San Francisco

Beveridge & Diamond seeks a litigation shareholder to join our California office. While our office is physically located in San Francisco, we are open to candidates who work remotely from other parts of the state with occasional travel to San Francisco.

We are looking for a smart, energetic, enthusiastic, creative, and versatile litigator to join the California office of the largest environmental law firm in the country. The ideal candidate has at least 15 years of experience litigating complex cases in the state and federal courts in California, including first chair trial experience. A history of business development and entrepreneurism and a portable book of business is a plus. Candidates must be admitted to the California bar and must have excellent oral and written communication skills and a desire to be part of a creative, team-focused, and respectful culture.

B&D has a premier national environmental practice, with more than 125 environmental, health, and safety lawyers in seven U.S. offices. The firm helps clients around the world resolve critical environmental, natural resource, project development, and sustainability issues relating to their facilities, products, and operations. The firm is consistently recognized as a top-tier nationwide environmental practice by Chambers USA Guide to the Legal ProfessionLegal 500, and U.S. News-Best Lawyers.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to Lindy Resh, Attorney Recruitment Manager, at [email protected]. Applicants only; no third-party solicitations.

Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. is an equal opportunity employer and all inquiries are kept strictly confidential.

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Regulatory Shareholder

San Francisco

Beveridge & Diamond seeks a shareholder-level environmental attorney to join our California office with deep practice experience assisting businesses to navigate through the California environmental regulatory landscape. While our office is physically located in San Francisco, we are open to candidates who work remotely from other parts of the state with occasional travel to San Francisco.

We are looking for a smart, energetic, creative and versatile regulatory lawyer to join the California office of the largest environmental law firm in the country. The ideal candidate would have at least 15 years of experience with environmental regulation in California, and a demonstrated ability to manage a busy portfolio of high stakes environmental permitting and compliance matters. A history of business development and entrepreneurism and a portable book of business are a plus. Candidates must be admitted to the California bar and must have excellent oral and written communication skills and a desire to be part of a team-focused and respectful culture.

Beveridge & Diamond has a premier national environmental practice, with more than 125 environmental, health and safety lawyers in seven U.S. offices. The firm helps clients around the world resolve critical environmental, natural resource, project development, and sustainability issues relating to their facilities, products, and operations. The firm is consistently recognized as a top-tier nationwide environmental practice by Chambers USA Guide to the Legal Profession,Legal 500, and U.S. News-Best Lawyers.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to Lindy Resh, Attorney Recruitment Manager, at [email protected]. Applicants only; no third-party solicitations. 

B&D is an equal opportunity employer and all inquiries are kept strictly confidential.

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RCRA/Hazardous Waste Lawyer

Austin; Baltimore; Boston; New York; San Francisco; Seattle; Washington

Beveridge & Diamond seeks an experienced hazardous waste lawyer with five to fifteen years of practice to join our firm in any of our seven offices.

The ideal candidate must have substantial RCRA practice experience, including work related to the definition of solid waste, characterization of hazardous waste, counseling on waste generation, transportation, recycling and regulatory exemption issues, and the permitting of waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities. Experience with advocacy in the context of RCRA rulemaking and/or enforcement is preferred. All candidates should have a strong academic background, excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. A technical background is a plus, as is relevant government experience at the federal or state levels. The successful candidate will play a key role in the firm’s market-leading circular economy practice.

B&D has a premier national environmental practice, with more than 125 environmental, health, and safety lawyers in seven U.S. offices. The firm helps clients around the world resolve critical environmental, natural resource, project development, and sustainability issues relating to their facilities, products, and operations. B&D is consistently recognized as a top-tier nationwide environmental practice by Chambers USA Guide to the Legal ProfessionLegal 500, and U.S. News-Best Lawyers.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, transcript, and a topical writing sample to Lindy Resh, Attorney Recruitment Manager, via the web application link.        

B&D is an equal opportunity employer and all inquiries are kept strictly confidential.

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Environmental Regulatory Associate – Product Stewardship-Focused Practice

Austin; Baltimore; Boston; New York; San Francisco; Seattle; Washington

Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. seeks a product stewardship associate with three to four years of experience to join our firm in any of our seven offices.

The position will have a primary focus on product regulatory work, including environmental and extended producer responsibility regulatory and compliance matters in the United States and globally. Our product regulatory practice involves multidisciplinary work on a many different types of products, including electronics, batteries, chemicals, pesticides, plastics, pharmaceuticals, and biotechnology. This is a highly dynamic field in one of the fastest-growing areas of environmental law, and B&D is fortunate to advise a large client base of companies and trade associations on these issues.

The work involves support for our clients on a broad array of issues such as: market access; product development and premarket approval; responsible sourcing, supply chain, and transactional support; other ESG advice; chemical and materials restrictions; labeling, energy efficiency, marketing and advertising; product safety; hazmat transport; reverse distribution; product stewardship and recycling, and waste. Relevant experience would include an exposure to these areas as well as work with regulatory agencies such as EPA, USDA, CPSC, DOT, FAA, DOE, FTC and similar state entities. International work experience would also be relevant.

Candidates must have the following qualifications:

  • J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school with excellent academic credentials;
  • Status as an active member in good standing of the bar in at least one state jurisdiction;
  • Strong analytical, research, writing and oral communication skills;
  • Attention to detail, strong organization skills, ability to work well under deadlines, and ability to assume significant client responsibilities; and
  • Creative thinking and problem solving skills.

Beveridge & Diamond has a premier national environmental practice, with more than 125 environmental, health and safety lawyers in seven U.S. offices. The firm helps clients around the world resolve critical environmental, natural resource, project development, and sustainability issues relating to their facilities, products, and operations. The firm is consistently recognized as a top-tier nationwide environmental practice by Chambers USA Guide to the Legal ProfessionLegal 500, and U.S. News-Best Lawyers.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample to Lindy Resh, Attorney Recruitment Manager, via the web application link.

Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. is an equal opportunity employer and all inquiries are kept strictly confidential.

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Litigation Associate

Austin; Baltimore; Boston; New York; San Francisco; Seattle; Washington

Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. seeks a candidate with two to three years of experience to join our firm at one of our seven offices.

The ideal candidate must have substantive litigation experience, with a desire to become a leader in cases involving challenging legal and expert environmental issues. All candidates should have a strong academic background, excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Candidates must have the following qualifications:

  • J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school with excellent academic credentials.
  • Status as an active member in good standing of the bar in at least one state or the District of Columbia and the ability to become admitted to the bar in one of the jurisdictions in which our offices are located.
  • Experience with, or demonstrated interest in, the major environmental statutes, such as the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, and CERCLA.
  • Strong analytical, research, writing and oral communication skills.
  • Attention to detail, strong organizational skills, ability to work well under deadlines, and ability to assume significant client responsibilities.
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving skills.

B&D has more than 125 lawyers in seven U.S. offices. It is a top-ranked environmental law firm and helps clients around the world resolve critical environmental, natural resource, project development, and sustainability issues relating to their facilities, products, and operations. The firm is consistently recognized as a top-tier nationwide environmental practice by Chambers USA Guide to the Legal Profession, Legal 500, and U.S. News-Best Lawyers.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample to Lindy Resh, Attorney Recruitment Manager, via the web application link.

Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. is an equal opportunity employer and all inquiries are handled confidentially.

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Litigation Contract Attorney

Austin; Baltimore; Boston; New York; San Francisco; Seattle; Washington

Beveridge & Diamond seeks a candidate with five to ten years of experience who is interested in a litigation contract position at one of our seven offices.

The ideal candidate should have tort litigation experience, preferably with personal injury matters, as well as significant experience handling written discovery and depositions. Experience in federal court is preferable but not necessary. 

Candidates must have the following qualifications:

  • J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school with excellent academic credentials;
  • Status as an active member in good standing of the bar in at least one state jurisdiction (admission to practice in Washington State is a plus);
  • Strong analytical, research, writing, and oral communication skills;
  • Strong organization skills, attention to detail, the ability to work well under deadlines, and the ability to assume significant client responsibilities; and
  • Creative thinking and problem solving skills.

The position allows for part-time to full-time arrangements and will have a contract term of 12 months.  

Beveridge & Diamond has more than 120 lawyers in seven U.S. offices. It is a top-ranked environmental law firm, and helps clients around the world resolve critical environmental, natural resource, project development, and sustainability issues relating to their facilities, products, and operations.  The firm has been named to the National Law Journal’s “Midsize Hot List.” U.S. News-Best Lawyers rates the firm as a Tier 1 nationwide firm for Environmental Law and Environmental Litigation.  Chambers USA Guide to the Legal Profession lists the firm among national leaders in Environmental practices.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample to Lindy Resh, Attorney Recruitment Manager, via the web application link.

Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. is an equal opportunity employer and all inquiries are kept strictly confidential.

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Human Resources Director

Washington

Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. is seeking an innovative, energetic, and experienced HR Director to join its dynamic administrative leadership team in the Washington, DC area. The ideal candidate must have a minimum of 5-10 years of experience in law firm HR management. Candidates must also have SPHR certification and knowledge of federal, state, and local employment laws in multiple jurisdictions, proficiency in benefits administration, and excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. Full competency in Microsoft Office suite, facility with document management systems, and experience in using HRIS and payroll systems is a plus. Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to Nadia Wagner, Chief Administrative Officer, at [email protected]. Applicants only; no third-party solicitations.

Summary of Responsibilities:

The HR Director (“HRD”) works closely with the Chief Administrative Officer (“CAO”), the Administrative & Business Services Director (“ABSD”), and the Regional Office Administration Director (“ROAD”), collectively, the “Administrative Leadership Team”. The HRD is responsible for: ensuring compliance with applicable federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations; managing all aspects of professional staff recruiting including scheduling interviews, developing offer terms, checking references, and preparing the onboarding schedule; overseeing and supervising the Benefits Coordinator and ensuring the proper administration of the firm’s benefits and wellness programs; providing counseling to staff with regard to performance issues and guiding disciplinary actions; maintaining appropriate personnel records and coordinating payroll with the accounting department; assisting the ATL in developing personnel policies for inclusion in the Policy Manual; working on the firm’s HRIS system to update employee information and create reports as needed; maintaining membership in professional organizations.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

  1. Compliance: Ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local employment laws and regulations, as well as client requirements, including EEO, ADA, FMLA, FLSA, ERISA, Department of Labor, worker’s compensation, OSHA and others, and coordinate with the ABSD and ROAD. Prepare and submit appropriate filings (e.g., EEO-1, OSHA, Medicare, etc.) when required. Work with firm’s employment law counsel when necessary.
  2. Recruiting: Work with hiring managers, ABSD and ROAD to understand and execute the firm’s human resource and talent strategy as it relates to current and future professional staffing needs, recruiting, retention and succession planning. Develop job descriptions, source candidates (directly or through agencies), review agency fee agreements, schedule interviews, develop offer terms and extend verbal and written offers, check references, ensure update and implementation of HRIS/Payroll components, etc., maintain EEOC tracking, compensation analysis.
  3. Onboarding: Establish and maintain orientation program for professional staff. Prepare orientation packages and meet with new attorneys and staff members. Ensure awareness of firm policies, systems and procedures, and coordinate training and introductory meetings for other departments. Enter new employee in HRIS system and e-Verify system.
  4. Performance Review/Compensation: Coordinate support staff performance review process with the Administrative Leadership Team and administer compensation decisions. Monitor comparable job market salary data. Recommend salary adjustments, raises and bonuses when appropriate.
  5. Staff Performance/Discipline: Coordinate with ABSD, ROAD and department heads to address professional staff performance and disciplinary problems. Counsel those who are not meeting firm standards and discuss improvement methods. Guide staff through progressive discipline process. Act as liaison between employee, external employment counsel and supervisors. Document all disciplinary action and terminations. Conduct and document exit interviews with employees.
  6. HRIS/Payroll: Prepare HRIS/payroll information regarding salary changes, new hires, terminations, job changes, benefit elections, etc. Create reports and diagnostics as required to provide firm management with sufficient information to make informed business decisions.
  7. Policy Development: Work with Administrative Leadership Team to develop personnel policies for approval and inclusion in the Policy Manual and maintain and update the manual annually.
  8. Benefits: Oversee and supervise Benefits Coordinator to administer benefits program including health, dental, STD, LTD, 401(k), flexible spending account, voluntary benefits, employee assistance plan and payroll deduction savings plan. Coordinate seeking new carriers or developing new benefit programs as needed.
  9. Wellness Program: Develop a Firm-wide Wellness Program and work with Benefits Coordinator to implement sessions and educational curricula.
  10. Personnel Records: Maintain confidential personnel files for each employee. Coordinate with payroll department on employee status changes, (e.g., address, leave, payroll, benefits changes, etc.). Enroll staff and attorneys with benefit carriers. Maintain separate files for executed I-9 forms and enrollment in e-Verify.
  11. Committee Participation: Serve as member of relevant internal firm committees, such as the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee.
  12. Professional Organizations: Maintain membership in professional organizations (e.g., ALA, SHRM, Alumni Associations, etc.) and attend scheduled conferences.
  13. Meetings: Participate in AA/LAA meetings and regular check-in meetings with the Administrative Leadership Team.

Knowledge and Skills Required

  1. SPHR Certification required; thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
  2. Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills.
  3. Demonstrate a high level of customer service.
  4. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  5. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing.
  6. Excellent project management and organizational skills, including the ability to work effectively with minimal guidance.
  7. Ability to meet deadlines while prioritizing and multitasking. Exercise strong judgment.
  8. Full competency in Microsoft Office suite. Facility with document management systems. Experience in using HRIS and payroll systems.
  9. Ability to maintain a balanced and professional approach in stressful situations.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of this position and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular person. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. is an equal opportunity employer and all inquiries are handled confidentially.

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Professional Development Coordinator

Washington

Beveridge & Diamond seeks a Professional Development Coordinator to join our Professional Development team. This position reports to the Chief Talent Officer.

Join a driven, collaborative team in a fast-paced environment that encourages entrepreneurship and initiative. Beveridge & Diamond, the nation’s first and largest environmental law firm, seeks a proactive, self-starter with law firm professional development or related experience to take a lead role in helping to develop and execute the Firm’s talent management and professional development strategy across its 7 offices throughout the United States. Reporting to the Firm’s Chief Talent Officer, the Coordinator will work in concert with Firm-wide committees and departments who share responsibilities for creating a collaborative and supportive environment and building a workplace that fosters employee engagement and supports the Firm’s business objectives and values.  These committees and departments include Diversity & Inclusion, HR, Recruiting, Marketing & Business Development, and Beveridge & Diamond University (BDU).

Essential Duties

  • The Professional Development Coordinator will assist the CTO to implement and assess Firm-wide training curriculum and initiatives, including substantive legal training, professional skills training, diversity & inclusiveness training, and business development training, including:
    • Coordinating with the Chief Business Development & Marketing Officer with respect to business development training
    • Coordinating with external vendors and consultants to arrange attorney and staff training programs as directed by the CTO.
    • Coordinating attorney onboarding, coaching, mentoring, and professional development programs
    • Supporting on and off-ramping for attorneys transitioning into or returning from parental, family, or other longer-term leave in consultation with the Human Resources Director
    • Supporting regional office integration and communication with respect to professional development opportunities
    • Planning social events held in connection with new associate orientation and other programs.
  • The Professional Development Coordinator will help support Firm-wide diversity & inclusion initiatives and maintain key retention metrics

Other aspects of the job include:

  • Opportunity to have a significant impact on internal process improvement and ROI tracking
  • Opportunity to explore new ideas for training in an open-minded environment
  • Direct and regular interaction with B&D’s lawyers and staff
  • Some travel
  • Eligibility to attend professional development training and events

Qualifications and Requirements

To succeed in this role, an individual must be able to perform the Duties above satisfactorily and meet the requirements below.  The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions of the job.

Required

  • Bachelor’s  degree or equivalent in human resources, psychology, or communications, or demonstrated career experience preferably in a law firm
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in HR or professional development
  • Organized and highly motivated
  • A flexible mindset and ability to “wear many hats”
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize
  • Initiative, proactivity, a self-starter who shows ownership and commitment to the job
  • Ability to work effectively with lawyers and staff Firm-wide
  • Willingness to work overtime during busy periods, as well as for specific programs or events (e.g., early morning or evening events)
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to spot issues and calmly problem solve under pressure
  • Polished written and verbal communication
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Preferred

  • Proficiency in viDesktop
  • Strong writing and proofreading skills
  • Social media savvy

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular person.  All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

For more information or to apply, please email Lindy Resh, Attorney Recruitment Manager, at [email protected].

Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. is an equal opportunity employer and all inquiries are kept strictly confidential.

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Paralegal

Austin

Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. is looking for a Paralegal to support the Firm’s attorneys primarily in its Austin, TX, office. We seek a career-oriented individual with experience in supporting attorneys in busy litigation and regulatory compliance practice groups. Strong project management, research, writing, analytical, organizational, and communications skills are required for this role.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Work directly with client and technical consulting counterparts on integrated legal and technical negotiating teams to prepare data and project submissions to government entities as  part of complex enforcement and permitting matters
  2. Attend state and federal agency public meetings and hearings; create summaries thereof; conduct research and monitor agency developments and websites, and coordinate open records information requests and filings
  3. Review legal documents and conduct factual research and analysis
  4. Manage e-discovery; manage electronic files for responding to information requests
  5. Proofread, check accuracy of quotes, and cite formats in legal documents
  6. Review local court rules and identify filing requirements
  7. Conduct electronic and paper filings with court
  8. Assist in preparing reports, affidavits, correspondences, declarations, and complaints
  9. Assist attorneys with preparation for depositions; attend depositions; prepare deposition digests
  10. Assist attorneys with trials, mediations, arbitrations, or other forms of ADR
  11. Monitor and review legal publications and trade press for tracking regulatory developments
  12. Enter billing and expense data into Firm system in a timely manner
  13. Other appropriate duties such as support for practice groups, marketing, and other departments.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 3 years of relevant experience
  2. Strong proficiency in Excel; computer proficiency, with working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  3. Familiarity with major ediscovery platforms such as CasePoint, Relativity
  4. Knowledge of electronic filings (state and federal), as well as court rules and procedures, litigation terminology, and documentation
  5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  6. Excellent analytical and organizational skills
  7. Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  8. Flexibility to work late and travel (locally and nationally) as needed
  9. Ability to retrieve and distribute print volumes, push and pull packages and books weighing up to 30 pounds, and ability to retrieve objects from shelves of up to 8 feet high and replace same
  10. Paralegal certificate a plus


The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular person.  All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. is an equal opportunity employer and all inquiries are handled confidentially.

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