Mitchell Williams Names Rick Beard Managing Director by Mark Friedman Posted 3/11/2013 12:00 am Beard, 66, replaces Harry Hamlin, who served six years in that position. Hamlin will remain at the law firm and handle its business practice, specializing in commercial transactions. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 20 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.