B&D Elects 2023 Firm Leaders

B&D selected the following principals to begin firmwide leadership terms in January 2023.

Marc Goldstein, who currently serves as the Boston Office Managing Principal, will succeed Kathy Szmuszkovicz as Firmwide Managing Principal.

Kathy will become B&D’s Firmwide Chair, succeeding Steve Richmond, who completes his term in that role in December.

The firm also elected Loren Dunn to its Management Committee, filling the position created by the completion of Mr. Richmond’s term.

B&D also elected the following office leaders:

  • Bina Reddy will succeed Laura LaValle as Austin Office Managing Principal.
  • Brook Detterman will succeed Marc Goldstein as Boston Office Managing Principal.
  • Dan Krainin will succeed John Kazanjian as New York Office Managing Principal.
  • Evynn Overton will succeed Tim Sullivan as Baltimore Office Managing Principal.

B&D is a top-ranked environmental and litigation firm with more than 125 lawyers in 7 U.S. offices. B&D was recognized as Law Firm of the Year for Environmental Litigation in 2023 by U.S. News-Best Lawyers (the fourth time it has been so honored) and was awarded Tier One Environmental practice designations for its national environmental practice by Chambers USA and Legal 500. B&D is also a national leader in diversity, equity, and inclusion, holding Mansfield Plus certification, a Compass Award from the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, and the Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s George B. Vashon Innovator Award.

B&D’s focused legal practice includes traditional environmental, health, and safety topics such as air, water, waste, endangered species, and worker health and safety, and it routinely advises and litigates in these areas. The firm litigates environmental, Superfund, and toxic tort cases on behalf of its clients across the country and maintains a robust environmental crimes/white collar/internal investigations practice. The firm also advises on emerging issues, such as climate change, chemicals regulation, environmental justice, ESG, product life cycle/circular economy, supply chain, and sustainability.