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Covington & Burling LLP
- Designation: Washington
- Head Count: 760
- Gross Revenues: $657,000,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $865,000
- Profits Per Partner: $1,155,000
- Year Over Year Change: -1
Covington & Burling is a Washington-based law firm. According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, Covington & Burling has 760 attorneys and is the 49th largest firm in the United States. With $657,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 46th on The American Lawyer's 2014 Am Law 200 ranking. On the 2012 Global 100 survey, Covington & Burling ranked as the 54th highest grossing law firm in the world. The firm has offices in CA, DC, London and NY.
In the News
Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : September 16, 2014
Dechert has hired former Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld Executive Director James N. Leary as its new chief operating officer, effective Monday.
Wenxiong Zhang : The American Lawyer : September 15, 2014
The client, a Louisiana man, is seeking compensation after spending 15 years in state prison.
Michael D. Goldhaber : The Litigation Daily : September 15, 2014
Dutch courts like arbitration winners, and the Dutch don't like Russia. But if you're a former superpower staring down the barrel at a $50 billion award, you take your chances and look for your best argument.
Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : September 15, 2014
Thomas Hale Boggs Jr., whose name became synonymous with Washington lobbying through the success and growth of his former firm Patton Boggs, died Sunday night.
Walter Berry : The Associated Press : September 12, 2014
A federal judge who ruled that the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office racially profiled Latinos in its patrols awarded nearly $4.5 million to the winning lawyers in the case Thursday to cover their legal fees and expenses.
MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : September 12, 2014
Summer associates are generally a happy bunch. But some are happier than others, like those who spent the summer at Boston-based Choate Hall & Stewart, which tied with Foley Hoag for No. 1 in The American Lawyer's 2014 Summer Associates satisfaction survey.
Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : September 08, 2014
Ten stories above Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton's staid Washington office reception room, the firm's associates brainstorm about their work, life and happiness.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 07, 2014
Baker & McKenzie, Jones Day, Norton Rose Fulbright and Squire Patton Boggs all experienced churn to their robust partnership ranks in the first week of September; a high-profile in-house lawyer joins Ballard Spahr as a Bingham McCutchen partner heads the other way; and Milbank brings on a top federal prosecutor in our latest look at notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Jamille Sutton : The American Lawyer : September 05, 2014
The head of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority's arbitration and disciplinary hearings units will retire in November after working with the regulator for the past 18 years, FINRA announced on Wednesday.
David Ruiz : The Recorder : September 05, 2014
: The Am Law Daily : September 04, 2014
The American Lawyer Global Disputes of the Year honor the winning team in transnational cases regardless of the venue.
Jeff Mordock : Delaware Business Court Insider : September 03, 2014
A Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. shareholder has filed a Delaware Court of Chancery lawsuit seeking to enjoin the drug manufacturer's $2.7 billion merger with an Irish affiliate of Cosmo Pharmaceuticals SpA.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 03, 2014
The Magic Circle has had its problems trying to make inroads in the U.S., but Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, one of the London-based legal giants that has perhaps had the most success stateside, is ramping up its bid for transactional work in New York by hiring two former partners from Wall Street stalwarts Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. The new additions come after Freshfields recently saw two partners depart from its U.S. ranks.
: New York Law Journal : September 02, 2014
McDermott Will & Emery has added Alysse McLoughlin as a partner, rejoining the firm from Barclays; P.J. Forcino has joined Meyer Suozzi as executive director; and Wilson Sonsini has added Benjamin Hoch; among other moves.
Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : September 02, 2014
The aluminum warehousing industry has been the target of critical media coverage and regulatory scrutiny. But thanks to defense lawyers from Latham, Sullivan & Cromwell and other firms, it's not turning out to be fertile ground for antitrust litigation.
: The National Law Journal : September 01, 2014
Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.
Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : September 01, 2014
Covington's Daniel Suleiman talks to NLJ about the challenges of the yearlong federal inquiry.
: The Am Law Daily : August 29, 2014
In this category, The American Lawyer's Global Legal Awards honor the 10 cross-border deals and disputes of 2013 that best exemplify the challenges of transnational legal practice.
Michael D. Goldhaber : The American Lawyer : August 27, 2014
Ten years after Russia seized oil giant Yukos, arbitrators found it liable for a record sum. The inside story of Shearman & Sterling's successful plan.
Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : August 27, 2014
Law firms, Washington's largest private-sector real estate tenants, have razed tradition to cater more to the city's young intelligentsia when choosing new locations, according to some of the city's law firm and real estate leaders.
: The American Lawyer : August 27, 2014
Reynolds American/Lorillard; General Electric/Alstom; Salix/Cosmo Technologies; Nook Spinoff
Ross Todd : The Litigation Daily : August 26, 2014
With its plot twists and sheer length, the decade-old battle for the Stolichnaya vodka trademark is starting to resemble a Russian novel.
MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : August 25, 2014
Law firms are trading down in square footage per attorney when they take out new leases, and increasingly are looking for flexible, more economical spaces in line with the corporate clients they serve, commercial real estate experts say.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 20, 2014
Cleary Gottlieb, Herbert Smith Freehills, Slaughter and May and ENSafrica are advising on a proposed demerger by BHP Billiton of several noncore assets into a new global metals and mining company, effectively unwinding part of the 2001 megadeal that created the Anglo-Australian minerals and mining giant.
Jamille Sutton : The American Lawyer : August 19, 2014
Alibaba Group Holding's initial public offering may be subject to additional scrutiny by the Securities and Exchange Commission after the company said it had discovered questionable accounting activity with its acquired film company, Bloomberg News reports.
: The National Law Journal : August 18, 2014
Personnel changes at Washington-area law firms.
Cheryl Miller : The Recorder : August 18, 2014
The nomination of Covington & Burling partner Haywood Gilliam Jr. may battle for attention from a distracted Senate.
Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : August 15, 2014
Venable dedicated an afternoon "ice-bucket challenge" to partner Michael Gollin as they raised money for research for the disease ALS.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 15, 2014
Two more Bingham McCutchen partners depart in Washington, D.C., Jones Day loses two in the Midwest, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett hires in New York and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.
: The Litigation Daily : August 15, 2014
With trial in now underway in Brooklyn, see our roundup of the other key Anti-Terrorism Act cases unfolding in U.S. courts.