bwilson@bdlaw.com

Benjamin F. Wilson

Specialties

Environmental

Benjamin F. Wilson is the Chairman of Beveridge & Diamond, P.C. He has been lead counsel in many complex environmental litigation and regulatory matters for major consumer products corporations, retailers, oil and gas companies, municipalities, and developers. He serves as the Court-Appointed Monitor for the Duke Energy coal ash spill remediation project, and previously served as lead counsel at the largest chromium site in the United States.  Mr. Wilson also offers deep experience with environmental justice representations, and is a recognized leader on diversity and inclusion in the legal profession. 

Mr. Wilson represents a number of municipal government agencies on Clean Water Act enforcement, litigation, and project development matters, including: the City of New Orleans; the Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans; the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority; the Metropolitan Water District of Greater Chicago; and the San Antonio Water System.

Mr. Wilson has represented financial bodies on a wide variety of environmental issues pertaining to the sale and ownership of real property, and on wetlands and Endangered Species Act litigation, as well as several complex commercial litigation matters. He also has counseled small and developing businesses throughout his career. He has also counseled on a variety of commercial contract matters and negotiated player contracts on behalf of professional athletes.