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Covington & Burling LLP

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Management Committee Chair: Timothy C Hester
Number of partners worldwide: 300
Number of lawyers worldwide: Over 1,000
Number of lawyers in Brussels: 37
Languages: Czech, Dutch, English, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish

Firm Overview:
In an increasingly regulated world, Covington has an exceptional ability to help clients navigate their most complex business problems, deals, and disputes.

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 means 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 and 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.

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ADMINISTRATIVE LITIGATION:
Peter Bogaert
COMPETITION & MERGER CONTROL: Sophie Bertin, Peter Camesasca, Kevin Coates, Miranda Cole, Johan Ysewyn, Andrea Zulli
DATA PROTECTION: Henriette Tielemans, Kristof Van Quathem
DISTRIBUTION & FRANCHISING: Henriette Tielemans
E-COMMERCE & INTERNET: Kevin Coates, Miranda Cole
ENERGY: Cándido García Molyneux
EU ENVIRONMENT & REACH: Cándido García Molyneux
EU LITIGATION: Peter Bogaert, Peter Camesasca, Johan Ysewyn, Andrea Zulli
LIFE SCIENCES: Robin Blaney, Peter Bogaert, Adem Koyuncu
PUBLIC POLICY: Péter Balás, Carl Bildt, Jean De Ruyt, Karel Kovanda, Sir Michael Leigh, Lord Francis Maude, Sebastian Vos
TELECOMMUNICATIONS & BROADCASTING: Miranda Cole