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Jun 09, 2015, 15:00 ET
Dianne Coffino and Andrea Reister Receive "Americas Women in Business Law" Award

Dianne Coffino and Andrea Reister Receive "Americas Women in Business Law" Award

Euromoney Legal Media Group selected Covington partners Dianne Coffino and Andrea Reister for its annual Americas Women in Business Law Awards. The...

May 05, 2015, 14:15 ET
Covington's Howard L. Berman, senior advisor and former Congressman and Chairman of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee; Ralph C. Voltmer, partner and head of Covington's India practice; and Roger Zakheim, of counsel and former General Counsel of the U.S. House Armed Services Committee and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense.

Covington to Co-Host India-U.S. Defense and Security Forum in New Delhi

Covington and Tatva Legal are hosting the Third Annual India-U.S. Defense and Security Forum on Wednesday, May 6 at the Taj Palace Hotel in New...

May 01, 2015, 11:06 ET
Frederic Levy, until recently the chair of McKenna's government contracts practice, will serve as co-chair of Covington's government contracts group with Jennifer Plitsch and Alan Pemberton.

Leading Government Contracts Group Joins Covington

Covington is significantly expanding its government contracts practice with 19 lawyers from one of the nation's top government contracts...

Apr 16, 2015, 14:30 ET
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Top Congressional Staffer Gabe Neville Joins Covington

 Gabe Neville, a senior congressional staffer with nearly two decades of experience working for Pennsylvania Republican Rep. Joe Pitts, is...

Mar 31, 2015, 14:00 ET
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Michigan Department of Corrections Facing Class Action Disability Lawsuit

 The Michigan Department of Corrections (MDOC) unfairly discriminates against and denies equal treatment to prisoners who are deaf or hard of...

Mar 26, 2015, 14:30 ET
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Grace Chen Joins Covington's International Employment Practice in Beijing

Covington announced today that Grace Chen has joined the firm's international employment practice in its Beijing office. Photo -...

Mar 20, 2015, 18:25 ET

Covington's Wimmer Urges Overhaul of Electronic Privacy Legislation

Covington's Kurt Wimmer urges overhauling the 1980s-era privacy law to address the growing popularity of cloud computing in a new issue paper...

Mar 12, 2015, 09:00 ET
Covington Boosts European Litigation Capabilities with Alex Leitch

Covington Boosts European Litigation Capabilities with Alex Leitch

Covington & Burling is pleased to announce that Alex Leitch is joining the firm's London office as a partner. Mr. Leitch is a solicitor...

Mar 06, 2015, 13:24 ET
Insurance Litigator Rene Siemens Joins Covington in LA

Insurance Litigator Rene Siemens Joins Covington in LA

Covington is pleased to announce that René Siemens will join the firm as a partner in its new Los Angeles office, where he will continue to...

Mar 06, 2015, 13:23 ET
Former Federal Prosecutors Daniel Shallman, Aaron Lewis Join Covington's New Los Angeles Office

Former Federal Prosecutors Daniel Shallman, Aaron Lewis Join Covington's New Los Angeles Office

Former federal prosecutor and leading white collar defense lawyer Dan Shallman will join Covington as a partner in the firm's new Los Angeles...

Mar 06, 2015, 13:22 ET
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Covington Opens Los Angeles Office

Covington will open a new office in Los Angeles on March 9. The office will be staffed by current firm lawyers and three new senior lawyers and...

Jan 07, 2015, 09:00 ET

Covington Adds Leading IP Lawyer Ruixue Ran in Beijing

Covington & Burling is pleased to announce that Ruixue Ran, one of Asia's leading intellectual property lawyers, is joining the firm's Beijing...

Dec 17, 2014, 12:45 ET
Earl Gast joins Covington & Burling as a senior international advisor for Africa.

Covington Adds Former USAID Assistant Administrator for Africa to Africa Practice

Earl Gast joins Covington & Burling as a senior international advisor for Africa, based in Washington, DC. Prior to Covington, Mr. Gast served...

Nov 10, 2014, 09:38 ET
Leading financial services lawyer Andrew Smith joins Covington & Burling's financial institutions group.

Covington Adds Prominent Financial Services Lawyer

 Covington & Burling is pleased to announce that leading financial services lawyer Andrew Smith has joined the firm to expand its consumer...

Oct 27, 2014, 14:41 ET
Covington & Burling is pleased to announce that Andrea Zulli is joining the firm's EU competition group.

Covington Adds Premier EU Competition Practitioner Andrea Zulli

 Covington & Burling is pleased to announce that Andrea Zulli is joining the firm's EU competition group. Mr. Zulli was previously head of...

Sep 11, 2014, 14:13 ET
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Yukos Minority Shareholders Defeat Russian Federation

The Stockholm District Court today dismissed the Russian Federation's jurisdictional challenge to a previous arbitration ruling that ordered Russia...

Aug 04, 2014, 09:00 ET
Former IRS Official Sam Maruca Rejoins Covington’s Tax Practice (PRNewsFoto/Covington & Burling LLP)

El antiguo funcionario de IRS, Sam Maruca, se reincorpora a la práctica fiscal de Covington

Covington & Burling se complace anunciar que Sam Maruca, recientemente director de operaciones de fijación de precios de transferencia...

Aug 04, 2014, 09:00 ET
Former IRS Official Sam Maruca Rejoins Covington’s Tax Practice (PRNewsFoto/Covington & Burling LLP)

Vormaliger Finanzbeamter Sam Maruca tritt erneut der Steuerpraxis von Covington bei

Covington & Burling ist erfreut, bekannt geben zu können, dass Sam Maruca, der zuvor Direktor des Bereichs Transfer Pricing Operations der...

Aug 04, 2014, 09:00 ET
Former IRS Official Sam Maruca Rejoins Covington’s Tax Practice (PRNewsFoto/Covington & Burling LLP)

L'ancien cadre de l'IRS, Sam Maruca, rejoint le cabinet fiscal de Covington

Covington & Burling est heureux d'annoncer que Sam Maruca, qui était tout récemment le directeur des opérations...

Aug 04, 2014, 09:00 ET
Former IRS Official Sam Maruca Rejoins Covington’s Tax Practice (PRNewsFoto/Covington & Burling LLP)

Former IRS Official Sam Maruca Rejoins Covington's Tax Practice

Covington & Burling is pleased to announce that Sam Maruca, most recently the Director of Transfer Pricing Operations for the Large Business...