B&D Welcomes Three New Attorneys in Seattle

Beveridge & Diamond is pleased to announce that Felicia Barnes, Lucy Infeld and Rachel Roberts have joined the firm’s Seattle office as associate attorneys.

“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 shareholder David Weber.

Added Loren Dunn, co-founder of Beveridge & Diamond’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 Beveridge & Diamond, 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.

*Felicia is not yet admitted to practice in Washington state and will not practice on Washington matters except under the supervision of principals of the firm who are admitted in Washington.

About the Seattle Office

The lawyers in our Seattle office are recognized leaders in complex environmental litigation, regulatory compliance counseling, and remediation projects under a wide array of federal and state environmental laws.  Clients benefit from flexible fee options and seamless access to a nationwide team of over 100 environmental practitioners who provide complete coverage for matters large and small. We created the West Coast Environmental Resource Center to help companies stay educated and plan for environmental developments in the Western U.S.

The Seattle office is seeking a mid-level environmental associate.  The ideal candidate will be a third to sixth-year environmental associate who wishes to focus on complex regulatory and compliance counseling issues.  Candidates with substantial litigation experience and experience advising on site cleanup, chemicals regulation, and facility siting are preferred.  But, those familiar with state and federal environmental and regulatory programs will also be considered.  Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample to Lindy Resh, Attorney Recruitment Manager, at [email protected]  Applicants only; no third-party solicitations.