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Covington & Burling LLP

Global 2022
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Global

Management Committee Chair: Doug Gibson
Number of partners: 300
Number of lawyers: Over 1,300
USA Offices: New York, Los Angeles, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Washington DC

Main Areas of Practice:
Antitrust & Competition
Business and Human Rights
CFIUS
Communications & Media
Corporate
Data Privacy & Cybersecurity
Election & Political Law
Government Contracts
Insurance Coverage – Policyholders
Intellectual Property
International Arbitration
International Trade
Litigation
Project Development & Finance
Regulatory & Public Policy
White Collar Defence & Investigations

Industries:
Aerospace, Defence & National Security
Consumer Brands
Digital Health
Energy
Financial Services
Gaming
Global Supply Chain
Life Sciences
Mining & Metals
Music
Sports
Sustainability
Technology
Transportation

Firm Overview:
In an increasingly regulated world, Covington 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 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 everchanging 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.

Ranked Offices

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USA - Head office
Belgium
  • Brussels
    Kunstlaan 44, Avenue Des Arts, Brussels, Brussels Capital Region, Belgium, B-1040
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China
  • Beijing
    2301 Tower C Yintai Center, 2 Jianguomenwai Avenue, Chaoyang District, Beijing, Beijing, China, 100022
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    Shanghai
    2701 Two ifc, Shanghai ifc, No. 8 Century Avenue, Pudong New District, Shanghai, Shanghai, China, 200120
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Germany
  • Frankfurt am Main
    Westend Carrée, Grüneburgweg 16-18, Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany, 60322
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South Korea
  • Seoul
    Meritz Tower, 22nd Floor, 825-2 Yeoksam-dong, Seoul, Seoul, South Korea, 135-984
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UK
United Arab Emirates
  • Dubai
    Office No. 703, Level 7, Gate Precinct Building 3, Dubai International Financial Centre, P.O. Box: 507082, Dubai, UAE, Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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USA
  • Los Angeles
    1999 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, California, USA, CA 90067
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    New York
    The New York Times Building, 620 Eighth Avenue, New York, New York, USA, NY 10018-1405
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    Redwood City
    333 Twin Dolphin Drive, Suite 700, Redwood City, California, USA, CA 94065-1418
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    San Francisco
    Salesforce Tower, 415 Mission Street, San Francisco, California, USA, CA 94105-2533
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Covington & Burling LLP rankings

Global Guide 2022
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Africa-wide
Projects & Energy
1 Department
3 Ranked Lawyers
Department
3
Projects & Energy
3
Band 3
Lawyers
2
Robin Mizrahi
2
Band 2
Ben Donovan
3
Ben Donovan
3
Band 3
5
Agnieszka Klich
5
Band 5
Projects & Energy: Power
1 Department
Department
3
Projects & Energy: Power
3
Band 3
Asia-Pacific Region
Life Sciences
1 Department
Department
3
Life Sciences
3
Band 3
Belgium
Competition: EU
1 Department
3 Ranked Lawyers
Department
3
Competition: EU
3
Band 3
Lawyers
3
Johan Ysewyn
3
Band 3
5
Peter Camesasca
5
Band 5
U
Sibel Yilmaz
U
Up and Coming
Competition/European Law: State Aid
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
2
Johan Ysewyn
2
Band 2
China
Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms)
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
4
Corporate Investigations/Anti-Corruption (International Firms)
4
Band 4
Lawyers
3
Eric Carlson
3
Band 3
International Trade/WTO (International Firms)
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
2
International Trade/WTO (International Firms)
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Timothy Stratford
Spotlight Table
Europe-wide
Data Protection
1 Department
Department
2
Data Protection
2
Band 2
Life Sciences
1 Department
Department
1
Life Sciences
1
Band 1
Germany
Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
3
Thomas Heymann
3
Band 3
Global Market Leaders
Business & Human Rights Law
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
4
Business & Human Rights Law
4
Band 4
Lawyers
Hannah Edmonds-Camara
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