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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
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 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 : January 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 : January 18, 2014
Personnel changes at Washington-area law firms.
Cheryl Miller : The Recorder : January 18, 2014
The nomination of Covington & Burling partner Haywood Gilliam Jr. may battle for attention from a distracted Senate.
Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : January 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 : January 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 : January 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.
Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 12, 2014
Dechert, LeClairRyan, Lowenstein Sandler and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman all announced plans for new offices within the past week, in our latest look at notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.
Ross Todd : The American Lawyer : January 11, 2014
Two startups are targeting the lucrative and highly concentrated online legal research business.
Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : January 06, 2014
A business, run by a man who killed himself under the cloud of a criminal investigation, can proceed against his estate to recoup the money that was advanced for his legal expenses.
Alexandra Wilson : The Am Law Daily : January 05, 2014
Troutman Sanders raids Dentons to pick up four commercial bankruptcy and litigation partners; Covington & Burling hires a senior IRS official in D.C.; and DLA Piper snags three attorneys in our latest roundup of lateral moves in The Am Law 200.
Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : January 04, 2014
Edwards Wildman Palmer has moved its 20-lawyer Washington office from Washington's West End to downtown, the firm announced Monday.The move comes at a time when a number of Washington law offices are preparing to swap spaces.
Jan Wolfe : The Litigation Daily : January 04, 2014
After nearly a decade of mass tort litigation in New Jersey, Roche's lawyers won a ruling on Monday that could help the company stamp out claims that it failed to warn the public about side effects associated with its acne treatment Accutane.
Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : January 04, 2014
Estelito Mendoza served 14 years as solicitor general under former Philippines President Ferdinand Marcos, then thrived after his downfall by representing some of the most infamous associates of his administration. And now, at 84, Mendoza's still one of the top defense lawyers in the country.
: The National Law Journal : January 04, 2014
: The Recorder : January 04, 2014
Brian Baxter and Alexandra Wilson : The Am Law Daily : January 01, 2014
A little less than three years after joining litigation powerhouse Quinn Emanuel from Mayer Brown, Andrew Schapiro, a former Harvard Law School classmate of President Barack Obama, has been confirmed as the next U.S. ambassador to the Czech Republic. The Am Law Daily looks at Schapiro's career shift, along with other moves from throughout The Am Law 200.
Jennifer Genova, Lisa Shuchman and Andrew Ramonas : New Jersey Law Journal : January 01, 2014
U.S. District Judge Jose Linares has granted Clairol's motion to dismiss a personal injury lawsuit lodged against it by a New Jersey salon owner and her customers, but is giving the plaintiffs through August to "correct the pleading deficiencies" in an amended complaint.
Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : January 01, 2014
Requiring detainees held at the U.S. military installation at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, to undergo genital searches before meeting with their lawyers is a “reasonable” security precaution, a federal appeals court in Washington ruled on Friday.
David Ruiz : The Recorder : January 31, 2014
Robyn Polashuk joins from Greenberg Traurig's L.A. office.
Zoe Tillman : Legal Times : January 31, 2014
Amit Mehta, a Washington-based partner at Zuckerman Spaeder, is President Barack Obama's latest nominee for the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Andrew Ramonas : Corporate Counsel : January 31, 2014
Microsoft Corp. and its allies have prepared for a long battle in the courts and in Congress over a 1986 electronic communications law as the technology giant fights a U.S. search warrant to give up customer data it has on a server in Ireland.
David Ruiz : The Recorder : January 31, 2014
Wenxiong Zhang : The Am Law Daily : January 30, 2014
AstraZeneca has agreed to buy the rights to respiratory drugs owned by Almirall for $2.1 billion, with Covington & Burling and British firm CMS Cameron McKenna. Meanwhile, Kirkland & Ellis and Sidley Austin are leading the way on Pfizer's acquisition of Baxter International's vaccine portfolio.
Andrew Ramonas : Corporate Counsel : January 29, 2014
Microsoft Corp. and its allies have braced for a long battle in the courts and in Congress over a 1986 electronic communications law and a search warrant for customer data on a server in Ireland.
Michael D. Goldhaber : The Am Law Daily : January 28, 2014
When they brought a $114 billion claim against Russia to trial, Yukos' lawyers decided to let the facts speak for themselves.
Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : January 28, 2014
Law firms built outside Washington continue to muscle into a business landscape once locked down by the old regulatory practices of the Capital City.
: The National Law Journal : January 28, 2014
Despite Congressional gridlock on a number of critical national issues, legal work that grows from government relations and federal regulation continues to spell opportunity for lobbyists and lawyers.
Andrew Ramonas : Legal Times : January 25, 2014
A music industry group on Friday sued Ford Motor Co., General Motors Co. and two electronics companies, demanding that the businesses pay artists and record labels royalties allegedly owed under U.S. copyright law.
: The Associated Press : January 24, 2014
The politically connected former CEO of a prominent New York City charity was sentenced to prison Wednesday for helping to steal more than $9 million from the anti-poverty organization.