Chairman, Beveridge & Diamond, PC
Benjamin Wilson has been recognized for many aspects of his work, including his efforts to create a more diverse legal profession. He founded the D.C. Diverse Partners Network and received the Charles Hamilton Houston Medallion of Merit from the Washington Bar Association in 2016. Ben also co-founded the Energy and Environmental Law Society at Howard University.
Beveridge & Diamond is transparent about the diversity of its lawyers; in 2014, 66 percent of the lawyers who joined the firm were women or minorities. B&D founded the Thurgood Marshall Opportunity Program for diverse first year law students, and has been recognized by the Minority Corporate Counsel Association, the Defense Research Institute, and many others for its diversity.
Beveridge & Diamond was named an LCLD Top Performer in 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019.
Joined LCLD 2009
Highlights of LCLD Participation
LCLD Board of Directors
Hosted Leadership Lunch (2014)
2019: Nessa Coppinger; 2018: Jayni Lanham; 2017: Lauren A. Hopkins; 2016: Bina Reddy; 2015: Megan R. Brillault; 2014: Ryan R. Tacorda; 2013: Evynn M. Overton; 2012: Lily Chinn; 2011: Nadira Clarke
1L LCLD Scholars Program
2020: Jordan Brown, Clirae Bourke; 2019: Majidah Cochran, Raven Hayes; 2018: Charles Kuo; 2017: Jeff Clare; 2016: Lynn Paige Howard; 2015: Neel Seth; 2014: Monisola Salaam; 2013: Zahir Rahman
Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors provided: 2019, 2017, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012
Annual Meeting (2020, 2017, 2016, 2015)
Leadership Summit (2019, 2017, 2016, 2015)
Member: Benjamin Wilson
Diversity Professional: Nessa Coppinger
Communications: Nathan Darling