Covington & Burling LLP

Corporate Crime & Investigations Department

USA - Nationwide
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What the team is known for Deep bench of senior DOJ officials and prosecutors, equally adept at handling high-stakes investigations and complex enforcement proceedings. Regularly called on by major corporate clients facing scrutiny over allegations of money-laundering, price-fixing and FCPA violations, among other areas. Further expertise in conducting investigations into allegations of sexual misconduct within large corporations. Often advises on cross-border investigations relating to jurisdictions in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Offers broad industry expertise, including particular strength in pharmaceutical and life sciences.

Strengths"They have a good team mentality - they know how to function as a team and how to get the best of their team members," reports an interviewee, adding that "they work seamlessly together."

A source notes that "they're very well established in Washington, with well-known practitioners. They've handled significant investigations and they have a good reputation in the marketplace."

Work highlights Continued to represent Uber in investigations by the DOJ, SEC, FTC and various attorneys general into alleged improper business practices, as well as handling separate DOJ and SEC investigations into a data breach in 2016.

Notable practitioners

Vice chair Lanny Breuer is a prominent white-collar lawyer based in Washington, DC.