Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. seeks a second-, third-, or fourth-year natural resources and project development associate to join our firm.
We are looking for a smart, energetic, enthusiastic, and versatile junior-level environmental candidate to join the largest environmental law firm in the country. The ideal candidate should have significant federal natural resources law and project development expertise, a clear interest in environmental law, a strong academic background, excellent written and oral communication skills, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. The candidate should be enterprising and have a strong desire to become a leader in the field of environmental law.
Candidates must have the following qualifications:
-J.D. from an ABA-accredited law school with excellent academic credentials;
-Status as an active member in good standing of the bar in at least one state jurisdiction and, for a position in the Austin, Baltimore, Boston, New York, or DC offices, ability to obtain licensure in the relevant state within 6 months of hire;
-Demonstrated experience with the ESA, CWA Section 404 (wetlands), and NEPA.
- Additional experience with other species protection laws (MBTA, BGEPA, MMPA, and/or CITES), NHPA experience, CWA 402 construction stormwater experience, CWA 401 experience, and complex project permitting experience, CWA 404 individual permitting program experience, and reviewing/drafting comments on NEPA documents experience;
-Supplementary experience with administrative record litigation (drafting motions and briefs in APA cases), experience with upstream and midstream oil and gas projects, and experience with renewable energy projects;
-Strong analytical, research, writing and oral communication skills: organized, detailed, work well under deadlines, creative thinker, multitasker, and the ability to assume significant client responsibilities;
-College degree in biological or physical science/environmental studies is a plus; and
-Located in the Eastern or Central Time Zone.
Beveridge & Diamond has more than 120 lawyers in seven U.S. offices. It is a top-ranked environmental law firm, and helps clients around the world resolve critical environmental, natural resource, project development, and sustainability issues relating to their facilities, products, and operations. The firm has been named to the National Law Journal’s “Midsize Hot List.” U.S. News-Best Lawyers rates the firm as a Tier 1 nationwide firm for Environmental Law and Environmental Litigation. Chambers USA Guide to the Legal Profession lists the firm among national leaders in Environmental practices.
Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample to Lindy Resh, Attorney Recruitment Manager, via the web application link. Applicants only; no third-party solicitations.
Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. is an equal opportunity employer and all inquiries are kept strictly confidential.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: The salary for entry-level associates starting in 2021 is $131,500.
Internal Number: 022521-02
About Beveridge & Diamond, P.C.
Beveridge & Diamond has more than 120 lawyers in 7 U.S. offices help clients around the world resolve critical environmental, natural resource, project development, and sustainability issues relating to their facilities, products, and operations. We focus on delivering outstanding client service and value through strategic advice, regulatory compliance counseling, transaction and land use support, or representation in litigation and alternative dispute resolution.