Focuses on private funds and other facets of 'alternative asset management'. Has represented some of the largest and most well known sponsors of private equity funds including The Carlyle Group, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, First Reserve Corporation, J.C. Flowers & Co. and Lexington Partners. Mr. Covit represented the United States Treasury Department in connection with the establishment of its $30 billion Public-Private Investment Program to purchase legacy assets from financial institutions.
Joined Firm,1998; Partner, 2007.
Columbia Law School (JD 1998); Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar; McGill University (BC 1995); James McGill Scholar.