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Firm Profile

Covington & Burling LLP

Firm Profile

New York

  • Profile
  • The New York Times Building
  • 620 Eighth Avenue
  • New York
  • New York
  • USA
  • NY 10018-1405

Firm profile submitted by Covington & Burling LLP

Management Committee Chair: Timothy C. Hester
Number of partners worldwide: 299
Number of lawyers worldwide: 1000+

In an increasingly regulated world, the firm has an exceptional ability to help clients navigate their most complex business problems, deals, and disputes.

Covington’s distinctively collaborative culture allows it to be truly one team globally, drawing on the diverse experience of lawyers and advisors across the firm by seamlessly sharing insight and expertise.

What sets the firm apart is its ability to combine the tremendous strength in its litigation, investigations, and corporate practices with deep knowledge of policy and policymakers and one of the world’s leading regulatory practices.

This enables the firm to create novel solutions to its clients’ toughest problems, successfully try their toughest cases, and deliver commercially practical advice of the highest quality.

Expertise in a Highly Regulated World:
In a world that is increasingly complex and highly regulated, Covington has built a powerful firmwide capability to navigate the intersection of law and policy.

One Firm:
Covington’s distinctively collaborative culture and lack of origination credits mean that its clients always get the best possible counsel.

Strategic Foresight on Policy:
Covington understands government from the inside out. It knows the substance, the process, and the people behind the policy. This gives the firm strategic foresight into the ever-changing policy landscape.

Combining Quality with Commercial Acumen:
The firm combines a deep understanding of clients’ industries with sophisticated and integrated legal knowledge.

Cracking the Toughest Problems:
Covington’s capabilities and the quality of its thinking enable the firm to tackle the toughest deals and disputes and create innovative solutions to the most complex business challenges of any shape or size.

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  • One CityCenter, 850 Tenth Street,
  • NW,
  • Washington, DC,
  • District of Columbia
  • USA
  • 20001-4956
  • Tel 202 662 6000
  • Fax 202 662 6291
  • Website :
  • One Front Street,
  • San Francisco,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 94111-5356
  • Tel +1 415 591 6000
  • Fax +1 415 591 6091
  • 1999 Avenue of the Stars,
  • Los Angeles,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 90067
  • Tel +1 424 332 4800
  • 333 Twin Dolphin Drive,
  • Suite 700,
  • Redwood City,
  • California
  • USA
  • CA 94065-1418
  • Tel +1 650 632 4700
  • Fax +1 650 632 4800
  • The New York Times Building,
  • 620 Eighth Avenue,
  • New York,
  • USA
  • NY 10018-1405
  • Tel +1 212 841 1000
  • Fax +1 212 841 1010