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Covington & Burling LLP

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Chairman: Douglas Gibson
Number of partners: 304
Number of lawyers: Over 1,200
Number of lawyers in Beijing, Shanghai and Seoul offices: 28
Languages: Cantonese, English, French, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Taiwanese, Telugu
Asia Pacific Offices: Beijing, Shanghai, Seoul
International Offices: The firm also has offices in Brussels, Belgium; Dubai, UAE; Frankfurt, Germany; Johannesburg, South Africa; London, UK; Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Palo Alto and Washington D.C., USA

Firm Overview:
In an increasingly regulated world, Covington provides litigation, transactional, and regulatory expertise to help clients navigate their most complex business problems, deals, and disputes.
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.
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.
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 helps its clients navigate the challenging 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.

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

Problem Solvers:
Covington’s capabilities and the quality of its analysis 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.

Main Areas of Practice:
■ Anti-Corruption/FCPA
■ Antitrust & Competition Review
■ Corporate & Tax
■ Dispute Resolution
■ Entertainment Law
■ Export Controls & Trade Sanctions
■ Intellectual Property Litigation
■ International Trade Policy & WTO Matters
■ Life Sciences, Regulatory & Transactions
■ Communications & Media
■ Outbound Investment
■ Privacy & Data Security
■ Project Development & Finance
■ Public Policy & Government Affairs
■ White-Collar


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