Beveridge & Diamond Named Environmental Law Firm of the Year by The Legal 500
On October 14, 2015, The Legal 500 United States recognized Beveridge & Diamond as law firm winner in the environmental practice area at its 2015 Awards Dinner in New York City. Acknowledging the firm as “Environment Team of the Year,” Legal 500 said that “2014 saw Beveridge & Diamond, PC acting in some precedent-setting cases regarding biosolids: it gained a favorable decision from the Washington Court of Appeals disallowing a county ban on the application of biosolids to farmland, representing the amicus curiae in support of the Washington State Department of Ecology.”
The event took place at the Loeb Boathouse in New York's Central Park. John Kazanjian, Managing Principal of Beveridge & Diamond’s New York Office, attended on behalf of the firm.
Earlier this year, Legal 500 ranked Beveridge & Diamond as a top tier firm in the environment - transactional and regulatory category, and as a leading firm in the environmental litigation category in its 2015 edition of Legal 500 United States.
Legal 500 does not rank individuals, but recognized six Beveridge & Diamond Principals as “key lawyers” in its write-up of the firm:
- Karen Hansen (Austin, Texas)
- Donald Patterson (Washington, DC)
- Stephen Richmond (Wellesley, Massachusetts)
- James Slaughter (Washington, DC)
- Harold Segall (Washington, DC)
- Fred Wagner (Washington, DC)
The Legal 500 United States provides in-depth, comprehensive analysis of law firms across the U.S. For more information, please contact Janine Militano at [email protected].