Bloomberg Law
Oct. 18, 2021, 8:46 AM

Beveridge & Diamond Chairman Ben Wilson Announces Retirement

Maeve Allsup
Maeve Allsup
Legal Reporter

Ben Wilson, affectionately regarded as the dean of Black partners at major law firms, announced Friday that he would step down from his role as chairman at Beveridge & Diamond, effective January 2022.

His retirement caps a distinguished career that saw him start the African American Managing Partners Network and the Diverse Partners Network, oversee landmark environmental cases, and mentor generations of young Black lawyers and law students.

“He’s a consummate gentleman, a professional, and someone who cares deeply about the development of minority attorneys, particularly African American attorneys,” said Ron Machen, co-chair of WilmerHale’s white-collar practice and former U.S. ...

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