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- Designation: Washington
- Head Count: 774
- Gross Revenues: $709,000,000
- Revenue Per Lawyer: $915,000
- Profits Per Partner: $1,335,000
- Year Over Year Change: 3
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 2013 Global 100 survey, Covington & Burling ranked as the 54th highest grossing law firm in the world. The firm has offices in CA, DC and NY.
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Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : May 21, 2015
Firms Prescribed Work on $12.7 Billion CVS, Omnicare Deal
Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : May 20, 2015
Citi is the fourth bank to settle with private antitrust plaintiffs, bringing the collective settlements above $800 million.
Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : May 15, 2015
Robert Capers, a longtime federal prosecutor with deep law enforcement roots, has been recommended by U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer as the next Eastern District U.S. Attorney.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : May 15, 2015
Frederick Green, co-chair of Weil, Gotshal & Manges' transactions practice, took the lead for Verizon Communications on its $4.4 billion acquisition of AOL.
Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : May 14, 2015
A 25-lawyer group of health care lawyers led by Jim Rawls is leaving McKenna Long & Aldridge for Baker & Hostetler on June 1, ahead of McKenna's impending merger with global megafirm Dentons.
Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : May 14, 2015
Defense and plaintiffs lawyers are going public for their clients after the Amtrak derailment Tuesday, and in the Freddie Gray case against Baltimore police officers. This is a round-up of legal news from ALM and around the country.
Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : May 14, 2015
Verizon Communication Inc. cites AOL Inc.'s market success in digital content and advertising platforms as reasons behind the purchase. Also in this week's roundup of deals worth $1 billion or more: Williams' acquisition of its master limited partnership Williams Partners in an all-stock deal valued at $13.8 billion, led by Gibson Dunn and Baker Botts.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 13, 2015
The fiasco surrounding underinflated footballs in a key National Football League playoff game earlier this year continues to draw more high-powered Am Law 100 lawyers, including a pair of litigators from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius and Winston & Strawn that previously worked at now-defunct firms, in the aftermath of a controversial investigative report released last week by Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.
Patience Haggin : The Recorder : May 12, 2015
McKenna Long chairman Jeffrey Haidet said there was no "vote buying" and the firm negotiated partner departures on a case-by-case basis.
Sean Doherty : Legaltech News : May 08, 2015
A round-up of career moves from DSi, DTI, kCura, Epiq Systems, Everlaw, kCura and Kroll Ontrack.
Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : May 08, 2015
McKenna Long & Aldridge has lost two corporate partners, David Brown and Clayton Coley, to Baker & Hostetler.
David Ruiz : The Recorder : May 08, 2015
GC Salle Yoo has had to quickly assemble an in-house army to fend off a widening array of global regulatory and litigation challenges.
Drew Combs : The American Lawyer : May 08, 2015
Most Am Law 100 firms had solid results in 2014, but some sector bets paid off especially well.
Jenna Greene : Legal Times : May 07, 2015
Raymond Hulser was named Thursday as the chief of the Justice Department's Public Integrity Section. Hulser, acting chief since the departure of Jack Smith earlier this year, first joined Public Integrity in 1990 as a trial attorney.
Patience Haggin : The Recorder : May 07, 2015
The government-contracts lawyers were expected to leave ahead of McKenna's merger with Dentons.
Patience Haggin : The Recorder : May 06, 2015
Raymond Aghaian, a former federal prosecutor, specializes in white-collar defense and cybersecurity.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 05, 2015
Despite a recent spate of departures, K&L Gates absorbed three-partner Moltz Morton & Glenn in Austin, Texas; Cozen O'Connor brings on a 10-lawyer state attorneys general group from Dickstein Shapiro; White & Case raids Clifford Chance in the Middle East; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : May 04, 2015
Our roundup of law firm promotions and laterals: Covington & Burling; Jones Day; Kelly Drye & Warren; Locke Lord; Manatt, Phelps & Phillips.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 02, 2015
Covington & Burling and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman pick up partners from McKenna Long & Aldridge as the latter prepares to merge with Dentons; Kirkland & Ellis and Mayer Brown make European antitrust hires; a Sidley Austin litigator flies solo; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.
Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : May 01, 2015
Covington & Burling has scooped up 19 lawyers, including five partners, from McKenna Long & Aldridge's marquee Washington government contracts group, The National Law Journal reports.
Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : May 01, 2015
Covington & Burling has picked up the heart of McKenna Long & Aldridge's government contracts practice in an acquisition of 19 lawyers, including five partners, the firm announced Friday.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 28, 2015
Another batch of lawyers departs McKenna Long & Aldridge ahead of its merger with Dentons; several Edwards Wildman Palmer legacy partners find new homes; Boies, Schiller & Flexner brings on a Justice Department veteran; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.
Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : April 27, 2015
Thomas Kollar joins the firm's Hong Kong office from Clifford Chance.
Mike Sacks : The National Law Journal : April 27, 2015
Loretta Lynch, the first black woman to serve as attorney general, will take control of the U.S. Department of Justice on April 27 amid escalating tension between law enforcement and black communities across the country.
Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : April 27, 2015
Lawyers' hobbies are varied and lavish, from collecting art to scuba diving with sharks. Some corporate attorneys prefer to translate their flush lives into fiction.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 26, 2015
The head of McKenna Long & Aldridge's national tax group leaves ahead of a merger with global legal giant Dentons; Arnold & Porter and Cozen O'Connor both make bulk hires from smaller firms; a Jones Day bankruptcy baron returns; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.
Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : April 24, 2015
McKenna Long & Aldridge lost a lot of lawyers last year, which markedly reduced revenue and profit. The departures followed McKenna's last-minute decision in November 2013 not to merge with global megafirm Dentons—a deal that was revived and then approved earlier this month.
Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : April 24, 2015
Across a wide range of litigation, Lieff secured payouts for workers who said they were underpaid or discriminated against.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 23, 2015
Sullivan & Cromwell's Alison Ressler is advising her brother-in-law Antony Ressler, founder of buyout giant Ares Management, on his $850 million acquisition of the National Basketball Association's Atlanta Hawks. Ressler's familial relations also came up this week in leaked Sony emails.
Mike Sacks : The National Law Journal : April 23, 2015
The Senate on Thursday afternoon confirmed Loretta Lynch to be the U.S. attorney general, the first African-American woman to hold the post. Lynch takes over the department at a time of growing tension between law enforcement and black communities across the country. Republican leaders in the Senate say Lynch has a "mess" to clean up at the department.