Accolades

Beveridge & Diamond has achieved top-tier rankings by legal directories and ranking services, including Chambers USAU.S. News - Best Lawyers, and The Legal 500. B&D was named “Environmental Firm of the Year” by U.S. News - Best Lawyers and “Environmental Practice Group of the Year” by Law360. In addition, many of our lawyers are ranked every year.

 

LCLD: Top Performer 2018-2019

The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) named us to their list of Top Performers for 2019. The firm was also received their Compass Award for 2018.

Forbes: Top Trusted Corporate Law Firm for Real Estate

Forbes Magazine named us to its 2019 list of "Top Trusted Corporate Law Firms," in particular highlighting our Real Estate law capabilities.

Diversity Lab: Mansfield Plus Certification 2019

We achieved Mansfield Plus Certification in recognition of our diversity and inclusion efforts and indicating that we achieve at least 30% diverse representation in significant leadership roles, lateral recruiting, and business development opportunities.

Vault: Best Environmental Law Firm to Work For 2017-2019

We maintain our ranking as the #1 Law Firm to Work for in Environmental Law from Vault. We are also recognized as the Top 150 under 150 to work for, and are included in several categories in the top ten of Vault's Best Midsize Law Firms to Work For for 2019.

The Legal 500: Tier 1 2015-2019

We maintain a Tier 1 ranking from The Legal 500 for our Environmental Regulatory practice. We are also recognized as leading firm in Environmental Litigation for 2019.

Law360: Top Law Firm for Female Attorneys 2015-2016; 2019

Law 360 named us to its list of The Best Law Firms for Female Attorneys for three total years. The list is based on firms' female representation at the partner and nonpartner levels as well as its total number of female attorneys.

Chambers USA: Band 1 2016-2019

We maintain a Band 1 ranking from Chambers USA for our Nationwide Environmental practice. We are also recognized as a leading environmental law practice in five regional rankings, and 11 of our attorneys are ranked as leaders in their fields for 2019.

Latinvex: Top Law Firm in Latin America 2019

Latinvex named us to its list of the Top 50 Law Firms in Latin America for 2019, a recognition we previously achieved in 2015. Latinvex assesses firms based upon their recent track record on major deals and its prominence in Latin America. In addition, Austin-based Principal Maddie Boyer has been named to their lists of the Top overall and Top Female Latin American Attorneys for several years in a row.

U.S. News - Best Lawyers: Environmental Firm of the Year 2018-2019

U.S. News - Best Lawyers has named us "Environmental Firm of the Year" for two years in a row. This designation is based on overall performance in a given practice area.

U.S. News - Best Lawyers: Band 1 2010-2019

We maintain a Band 1 ranking in U.S. News - Best Lawyers for our Environmental Law and Environmental Litigation practices. We are also recognized as a leading firm in all of our regional offices, and 20 of our attorneys are ranked as leaders in their fields for 2019.

LCLD: Compass Award 2018

The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) recognized B&D's participation in and support of their mission and programs with their 2018 Compass Award. The firm was also named to their 2018 list of Top Performers for 2018.

Best Lawyers: Paul Hagen as Lawyer of the Year 2019

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

MCCA: George B. Vashon Innovator Award 2018

The Minority Corporate Council Association (MCCA) recognized our innovative practices to advance diversity and inclusion in 2018 with its George B. Vashon Innovator Award. We also received MCCA's Thomas L. Sager Award in 2014.

Law360: Environmental Practice Group of the Year 2016-2017

Law360 named us the "Environmental Practice Group of the Year" for two years in a row. Law360 recognizes firms with an eye toward landmark matters and general excellence.

Best Lawyers: Bryan Moore as Lawyer of the Year 2017

Best Lawyers named Bryan Moore "Lawyer of the Year" for Environmental Law in Texas for 2017, having previously received this recognition in 2015. Best Lawyers bestows “Lawyer of the Year” honors on only one lawyer in each practice area and designated metropolitan area.

Chambers USA: Environmental Firm of the Year 2016

Chambers awarded us the "Award for Excellence in Environmental Law" in 2016. Chambers recognizes one law firm’s preeminence in environmental law based on the firm's outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service performed over the previous 12 months.

Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs: Outstanding Achievement Award 2016

The Washington Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights and Urban Affairs recognized our work in public education with their Outstanding Achievement Award in 2016, a recognition we previously achieved in 2012.

DRI: Law Firm Diversity Award 2015

The Defense Research Institute (DRI) recognized our commitment to diversity and inclusion in 2015 with its Law Firm Diversity Award.

MCCA: Thomas L. Sager Award 2013

The Minority Corporate Council Association (MCCA) recognized our commitment to diversity and inclusion in 2013 with its Thomas L. Sager Award. We also received MCCA's George B. Vashon Innovator Award in 2018.

SunCoke Energy: Excellent Supplier Award 2013

SunCoke Energy recognized our work in 2013 with their Excellent Supplier Award

AT&T: Legal Department Diversity Award 2013

AT&T recognized our commitment to diversity and inclusion in 2013 with its Legal Department Diversity Award.