Best Lawyers Names Paul Hagen 2019 Environmental Lawyer of the Year in Washington, DC

Washington, DC --  Best Lawyers has named Beveridge & Diamond Principal Paul Hagen the 2019 “Lawyer of the Year” for Environmental Law in Washington, DC.  Best Lawyers bestows “Lawyer of the Year” honors on only one lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area.

Paul advises a diverse group of multinational corporations and trade associations on market access, global supply chain, and product stewardship matters in the U.S. and in key markets worldwide.  Paul's practice has been prominently recognized for many years by Best Lawyers and other leading ranking publications such as Chambers USA, Super Lawyers and the International Who's Who of Environment Lawyers.

“We’re proud that Paul has received this well-deserved recognition,” said Benjamin F. Wilson, Beveridge & Diamond’s Chairman. “Paul delivers outstanding legal support to our clients and we are very pleased he has received this top ranking from Best Lawyers.”

The “Lawyer of the Year” designation reflects the high level of respect a lawyer has earned among other leading lawyers in the same communities and the same practice areas for their abilities, their professionalism, and their integrity.

In total, twenty Beveridge & Diamond attorneys from across the U.S. were named to the 2019 Best Lawyers in America. More information is available here.

Beveridge & Diamond’s 100 lawyers – including 50 litigators – concentrate their practice on environmental, sustainability, and natural resources in the context of business strategy and market access, regulatory compliance, transactions, project development and permitting, litigation, and dispute resolution.  Widely recognized as one of the premier environmental law firms in the U.S.,  the Firm helps clients in diverse industry sectors around the world resolve critical environmental and sustainability issues relating to their facilities, products, and operations.  Learn more at