D. Randall Benn

Randy has decades of experience in the environmental field and is a highly regarded lawyer and thought leader in Washington D.C. circles.

He began his legal career as an Attorney Advisor to the U.S. EPA’s Assistant Administrator for Water where he advised senior management on controversial issues and key policy and legislative issues related to the Clean Water Act, specifically, and other water issues as well. As a former partner at Dewey & LeBoeuf and Winston & Strawn he worked on complex cases involving Fortune 500 corporations, municipal governments, non-profits, trade associations, federal agencies and Congress, and had great success reconciling diverse stakeholder interests and negotiating settlements in nationally significant, complex cases.

Randy received his B.A. (magna cum laude) and J.D. from Duke University. (Licensed in DC, active, and NC, inactive)

He serves or served as a Member on the President’s Council, Common Cause, a founding Board Member and Executive Committee Member of the U.S. Water Alliance, Advisory Board Chairman of Love Thy Neighbor, Board and Assembly Member of the Interfaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington, DC, Board Member of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence, Board member of the Duke Islamic Studies Center, and Board Member of the Wildlife Alliance.