Covington & Burling



Pro Bono Rank Firm
(Am Law 200 Rank)
Am Law
Pro Bono Score
Average Pro Bono
Hours Per Lawyer
% of Lawyers
With More Than 20 Hours
Covington & Burling (54)


Among Covington & Burling's active pro bono matters are a dozen death penalty cases in five different states. "We have a very strong institutional view that we should be involved in death penalty cases," says the firm's chairman Tim Hester, "so for many years we have looked for cases to handle." Hester has himself been directly involved in several capital cases, dating back to his time as a summer associate at Covington.

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