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Benjamin F. Wilson

Benjamin F. Wilson

Beveridge & Diamond, P.C.
Managing Principal
Washington, DC, USA


Benjamin F. Wilson is Managing Principal of Beveridge & Diamond, P.C., a 100-lawyer firm focused on environmental, sustainability, and natural resource law and litigation.  He serves as lead counsel in several complex litigation matters for major corporations and developers, and represents cities and local government agencies on Clean Water Act enforcement, wetlands development, Superfund and Environmental Justice matters.

An ardent advocate for diversity and inclusion, Mr. Wilson received a 2014 Spirit of Excellence award from the American Bar Association(ABA) Commission on Racial and Ethnic Diversity in the Profession, and a 2013 Dedication to Diversity and Justice award from the ABA Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources.  In 2012 and 2013, Mr. Wilson was named as a Top 100 Black Attorney by On Being A Black Lawyer.  In 2012, Mr. Wilson established the African American General Counsel and Managing Partners Network.  In 2008, Mr. Wilson founded the Diverse Partners Network.

Mr. Wilson graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth College (A.B., History, 1973) and from Harvard Law School (J.D., 1976).  He serves on the Board of Directors of the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, the Environmental Law Institute (ELI), and on the Board of Trustees of Dartmouth College.  He is also an Adjunct Professor in Environmental Law at the Howard University Law School.
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