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Beveridge & Diamond, P.C.

1900 N Street NW
Suite 100
Washington, DC, DC 20036
(202) 789-6000



Established in 1974 by attorneys with ties to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Beveridge & Diamond excels nationally in environmental law, including recognitions by Vault, Chambers, and The Legal 500. The firm represents clients in a diverse array of environmental law and litigation issues and handles it all, from environmental justice and sustainability to offshore energy and contaminated properties.  

Firm Stats


Total No. Attorneys (2024)

100 - 150


No. of Partners Named (2023)



Featured Rankings

Top 150 Under 150


No. of 1st Year Associates Hired (2023)



No. of Summer Associates (2024)

14 total ( 10 2Ls; 2 1Ls)


Base Salary

1st year: $180,000

Vault Verdict

Be ready to show a genuine interest in environmental law if you want to work at Beveridge & Diamond, as the topic will come up in your interviews. The firm has a collaborative atmosphere, including across offices—even staff are included in social events—and associates feel respected by most partners. Beveridge & Diamond provides substantive training through BDU, which is considered very helpful, and assigns two mentors intended to help associates navigate their work and firm life—although associates note that the value of this depends on the investment level of the assigned mentors. Work is substantive, and assignment distribution is generally centralized, which associates appreciate. The firm is generally flexible about work-from-home, especially with the pandemic...

Firm's Response

Since our founding, B&D strives for leadership in environmental law and litigation, and to build our practice in these areas at a level with – or exceeding – those of other firms, including large global firms whom clients sometimes also entrust with their most sophisticated environmental and litigation matters.  


About the Firm

Beveridge & Diamond has developed in symbiosis with significant environmental legislation throughout the last quarter of the 20th century and early 21st, giving its clients insider access to the complexities of environmental law, natural resource law, land use, and litigation. Government and corporate clients alike reap the benefits of B&D's specialties in alternative dispute resolution, high-stakes environmental and commercial litigation, toxic torts, and white collar defense.

EPA Roots

In 1974 a group of lawyers that included the first Administrator of the EPA and the first Commissioner of the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation formed a firm to address the needs of companies and municipalities relating to emerging environmental law. From those not-so-hum...

Why Work Here

Diversity at Beveridge & Diamond, P.C.

"Our firm's founders envisioned a law practice that not only accommodates but also values and celebrates differences of personal background, intellectual perspective, and opinion. In the 46 years since our founding, we have attracted and retained a diverse group of talented lawyers and staff who affirm these values on a daily basis. These differences make us a stronger group and provide better results for our clients. Today, more than half (53%). of our lawyers are women or minorities, and 30% of our principals are women. From..."

Perks & Benefits

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