March 2, 2020

Preti Flaherty Welcomes Attorney James W. Beers, Jr., to the Firm

Preti Flaherty is pleased to announce the arrival of attorney James W. Beers, Jr. James joins the Environmental Practice Group as a Director and will work from the firm’s Washington, DC, office. Prior to joining Preti Flaherty, he was senior trial counsel in the Environmental Enforcement Section of the U.S. Department of Justice. James graduated from William & Mary School of Law and worked as a judicial law clerk for the Hon. James C. Fox at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina and as an associate for a top Washington, DC, law firm. He earned a B.A. in Economics and Latin American Studies from the University of Virginia and has traveled extensively throughout Central America and Europe. James lives in Alexandria, Virginia.

Preti Flaherty Managing Partner, David B. Van Slyke, said, “James is a top-tier talent and a great addition to our firm, our Environmental Practice Group, and our service profile. We are excited to have him join our team and I know he will prove his value to our clients in short order.”

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