Pamela D. Marks

Pamela D. Marks practices environmental law as a principal with the national environmental law firm of Beveridge & Diamond, PC. and helped to establish the firm’s Baltimore office. She assists clients with environmental regulatory issues and litigation, with a focus on water, waste and land remediation issues. In her work, Marks routinely collaborates with scientific, engineering and other technical experts, confronting cross-disciplinary challenges. Prior to entering private practice, Marks served in the public sector as an Assistant Attorney General representing the Maryland Department of the Environment. At the beginning of her career, she clerked for a Maryland Federal District Court Judge. Marks earned her J.D. from University of Pennsylvania and her undergraduate degree from University of Michigan.

Marks’ community work has included service on several nonprofit boards through the years. She also helped to establish the Thurgood Marshall Clerkship Program within the Maryland Office of the Attorney General, an internship program committed to attract diverse students with a devotion to public service.

Marks’ recreation and family time has been rooted in the outdoors. For decades, she has enjoyed exploring creeks and rivers within the Chesapeake watershed by canoe, often with her husband Michael and two (now grown) daughters. Marks also loves to hike, enjoys photography and is a lifelong sailor. She grew up near Cleveland, Ohio, sailing on Lake Erie and small inland lakes.