B&D Welcomes Three New Attorneys in Seattle

Beveridge & Diamond welcomes Felicia BarnesLucy Infeld, and Rachel Roberts to our Seattle office as Associates.

“We are very pleased to have found the ideal colleagues in Felicia, Lucy, and Rachel. They are extremely capable attorneys. Their experience and skill will further support and expand the services that we provide to our clients on the West Coast and nationwide,” said Seattle Managing Principal Dave Weber.

Added Loren Dunn, co-founder of B&D’s Seattle office, “We welcome Felicia, Lucy, and Rachel to our office. We are pleased to continue to expand the Seattle office by adding to the firm’s deep bench of regulatory practitioners and litigators.”

Felicia Barnes has advocated for clients on landmark issues in administrative rulemakings and related litigation. She has advised clients on complex environmental compliance issues, including internal investigations and enforcement defense, and environmental aspects of complex transactions. Felicia has significant experience with Clean Air Act rulemaking and administrative proceedings before EPA, as well as with several other major federal environmental statutes including the Clean Water Act, National Environmental Policy Act, Endangered Species Act, Migratory Bird Protection Act, and the Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act.

Lucy Infeld has experience with projects involving water rights, the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and the Toxic Substances Control Act, as well as various Washington state statutes. She has represented clients in water rights adjudication, litigation, and applications to state and federal agencies. Lucy was an honors law clerk at EPA and a law clerk for the Regulatory Environmental Law and Policy Clinic.

Rachel Roberts focuses her practice natural resources, including oil and gas, solar facilities, and water rights. She also works on contaminated site cleanup and litigation under CERCLA. Prior to joining B&D, Rachel served as a Trial Attorney for U.S. Department of Justice’s Natural Resources Section of the Environment and Natural Resources Division for nearly eight years. She has represented the United States in complex de novo litigation. Rachel was sole or lead counsel in over 25 cases, and earned outstanding performance awards in 2014 and 2016.