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Law360 (April 27, 2018, 11:20 PM EDT) -- For those who missed out, here's a look back at the law firms, stories and expert analyses that generated the most buzz on Law360 last week. 10 Most Mentioned Firms 1. Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP 2. Kirkland & Ellis LLP 3. Covington & Burling LLP 4. DLA Piper 5. Baker Botts ...
At their best, the WASPs achieved greatness in public service -- say, post-World War II Secretary of State Dean Acheson (Groton, Yale, Covington & Burling), who did so much to define America's posture in the Cold War. The instinctive patriotism and drive to serve can be seen in George H.W. Bush's decision to sign up as a ...

Law360 (April 27, 2018, 4:58 PM EDT) -- In this week's round of intellectual property attorney moves, Covington & Burling LLP bolstered its technology transactions practice with a seasoned partner who's advised on IP matters in several billion-dollar transactions, while Polsinelli PC landed a veteran IP litigator who was ...
At their best, the WASPs achieved greatness in public service — say, the post-World War II Secretary of State Dean Acheson (Groton, Yale, Covington & Burling), who did so much to define America's posture in the Cold War. The instinctive patriotism and drive to serve can be seen in George H.W. Bush's ...
Scott Sapperstein, AT&T Foundation. Chip Sherrill, Accenture. Anthony Shop, Social Driver. Sheri Swain, Holiday Inn Capitol. David von Storch, Urban Adventure Companies Inc. D. Jean Veta, Covington & Burling. Bob Witeck, Witeck Communications D.C.. Chryssa Zizos, Live Wire Media Relations LLC ...
The Federal Trade Commission is expected to tap Andrew Smith, a Covington & Burling LLP partner who has represented consumer credit reporting firms and online lenders, to lead its Bureau of Consumer Protection in the coming weeks, sources with knowledge of the matter told Bloomberg Law. Smith ...

He also practiced law with Cohen & Grigsby, P.C. in Pittsburgh and Covington & Burling in Washington, D.C. Earlier in his career, he served in a number of national security positions with the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Arms Control & Disarmament Agency, and the Department of the Navy. Fruehauf ...
Trump nominated 20 more federal judges this week, including a pair who have local Big Law roots: Georgia Supreme Court Justice Britt Grant and Covington & Burling partner Emin Toro. Grant, nominated to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, began her legal career at Kirkland & Ellis in ...
Covington & Burling has hired a longtime Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati's technology transactions partner to further its expansion in California. Suzanne Bell, who spent nearly three decades at Wilson Sonsini, has left the storied Silicon Valley firm to join the Redwood Shores, California, office of ...
... irreparable harm that can make it even more difficult to re-enter society, in addition to worsened medical conditions that could have been treated, mental illnesses that have grown far worse, and psychological damage from being assaulted,” said Erin Monju, litigation associate at Covington & Burling LLP.
The group includes Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison; Covington & Burling; Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer; O'Melveny & Myers; Dentons; Munger, Tolles & Olson; and Hogan Lovells. “We speak every month,” says H. Christopher Boehning, a Paul Weiss partner, about the coalition participants.
Covington & Burling is to deepen its European footprint with the opening of a new office in Frankfurt – the firm's third office in the region – while Dentons has taken on 17 partners from domestic Australian firm DibbsBarker. The US firm has announced today (28 March) the opening of a new Frankfurt branch, ...
Veteran insurance litigator David Luttinger has joined Covington & Burling's New York office as partner in its insurance recovery practice from Morgan, Lewis & Bockius. Before private practice, he spent five years as an assistant district attorney in the trial division of the New York County District Attorney's ...
When Uber Technologies Inc. decided to shore up its legal team, the ride-hailing company chose a lawyer who knew it well after investigating sexual harassment in its ranks, and also is equipped to fight the company's outside legal battles. Tammy Albarran, a partner from Covington & Burling, was named ...
Covington & Burling partner Tammy Albarran is to replace Uber's deputy generel Angela Padilla. Ms Albarran co-authored the report on Uber's culture together with ex-Attorney General Eric Holder who is also a partner at Covington. Reporting to the company's chief legal officer, Tony West, Ms Albarran is ...
Uber has hired Tammy Albarran to replace its longtime deputy general counsel Angela Padilla. Albarran was a partner at law firm Covington & Burling and co-authored the report on Uber's culture along with former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder — also a partner at the firm. Padilla, who saw the company ...
Yury Shefler has hired the lobbying firm Covington & Burling, as reported by The Hill and according to the documents on the official information disclosure portal on lobbying in the US. The section, describing specific problems requiring lobbying services, states that “the consultants will conduct work related ...

IF YOU MISSED IT: VODKA TYCOON HIRES COVINGTON & BURLING: “As the Trump administration is under pressure to take more action on Russian sanctions, one billionaire hired [Covington & Burling] to [defuse] any issues that may come along with appearing on a Treasury Department list of powerful ...
In a major decision on the liberalisation of India's legal market, the nation's top court has ruled that foreign law firms are still not permitted to establish permanent offices in the country, but that they are allowed to advise on non-Indian law matters on a temporary basis. In a 52-page decision handed down by ...
A former Treasury Department official who focused on China issues, Christopher Adams, has joined Covington & Burling as a senior adviser. He most recent served as the senior coordinator for China affairs at the Treasury Department, but has also worked in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative in ...
The Attorney General's office hired outside firm Covington and Burling to take on some of the legal work, racking up $125 million in legal fees from the December 2010 filing date to the recent settlement. The House Ways and Means Committee questioned the Attorney General's choice to use an outside firm ...
Covington & Burling grew its gross revenue by more than $100 million last year while opening new offices in United Arab Emirates and South Africa. According to preliminary ALM data, gross revenue jumped nearly 13 percent in 2017, reaching $945.5 million. Profits per partner rose 4.5 percent to more ...
The firm also picked up a significant role in an internal investigation of sexual harassment and misconduct allegations at Uber Inc. In that matter, Perkins Coie's investigation ran parallel to one led by U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Jr., now a Covington & Burling partner, who looked at Uber's corporate ...
Covington & Burling LLP came under fire March 5 for a $125 million fee it received to represent the state of Minnesota in its $5 billion environmental lawsuit against 3M Co., which settled Feb. 20 for $850 million. At a March 5 Minnesota House Ways and Means Committee hearing, state Rep.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Utah Foundation, ACLU's Immigrants' Rights Project, and Covington & Burling, LLP filed a lawsuit against United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement and United States Marshals Service on Feb. 27 over actions taken during repeated, SWAT-style, home raids ...
Washington, DC - On Friday, the plaintiffs in Iranian Alliances Across Borders (IAAB) v. Trump joined plaintiffs in two other cases in filing a petition for certiorari to the United States Supreme Court. The parties have asked the Court to review their cases and are seeking an expedited briefing schedule so that ...
FIRST IN PI — HOW TO HELP YOUR BOSS SURVIVE AN INVESTIGATION: Covington & Burling is out with a new report on how congressional chiefs of staff should handle investigations into their bosses — a topic with special resonance in a Congress that has seen three members resign in the wake of ...
Law360 (February 28, 2018, 4:07 PM EST) -- The American Civil Liberties Union and Covington & Burling hit U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the U.S. Marshals Service with a suit in Utah federal court Tuesday alleging the agencies raided the home of a Utah family without a warrant in violation of the family's ...
Abel Ramirez Sr was wanted for entering the country illegally, according to lawyers from the ACLU and Covington and Burling, a national law firm assisting with the case. Without finding Abel, the agents took Alicia, an undocumented immigrant. All the other adults in the family have protection through the ...
On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Jeffrey White of the Northern District of California denied SeaWorld's motion for sanctions against Covington & Burling, which has five lawyers of record working on the case in San Francisco and San Diego. The lawsuit accuses Orlando-based SeaWorld of misleading ...
An Uber SUV waits for a client in Manhattan a day after it was announced that Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick will take a leave of absence as chief executive on June 14, 2017 in New York City. The move came after former attorney general Eric H. Holder Jr. and his law firm, Covington & Burling, released ...
After George W. Bush became president, Holder went into private practice with the D.C.-based white-shoe law/lobbying firm Covington & Burling. In that role, he represented several powerful corporate clients. In particular, he arranged a sweetheart deal for Chiquita Banana, which paid over $1 million to the ...
Law360 (February 2, 2018, 5:06 PM EST) -- Covington & Burling LLP has been the counsel of choice for companies and institutions in major public crises, including Takata Corp. in its highly sensitive $1 billion deal with the U.S. Department of Justice last year over faulty air bag inflators linked to at least 13 deaths in the U.S. ...
Law360, Springfield (January 30, 2018, 5:08 PM EST) -- Covington & Burling LLP's continued defense of Roche's Accutane and its leadership in guiding air bag giant Takata through its massive recall litigation helped land the firm's product liability group a spot among Law360's Practice Groups of the Year. The attorneys ...
Law360, San Francisco (January 24, 2018, 3:02 PM EST) -- Covington & Burling LLP's government contracts practice group secured a $6.8 billion procurement for UnitedHealth and its affiliates last year, while also helping a contractor fight off hundreds of class claims, landing it a spot among Law360's 2017 Government ...
Law360, New York (January 19, 2018, 4:20 PM EST) -- Covington & Burling LLP's international trade group advised on acquisitions worth billions, defended Bombardier against allegations it sold aircraft in the U.S. at unfairly low prices, and represented Chinese respondents in a rare price-fixing case at the International ...
The Regulator Whisperers: Covington & Burling, Finalist for White Collar/Regulatory Litigation Department of the Year ... (l-r) Eric Holder Jr., Steven Fagell, Lanny Breuer, Nancy Kestenbaum, and Mythili Raman, of Covington & Burling, one of the overall finalists for Litigation Departments of the Year for the ...
The Attorney General's office hired outside firm Covington and Burling to take on some of the legal work, racking up $125 million in legal fees from the December 2010 filing date to the recent settlement. The House Ways and Means Committee questioned the Attorney General's choice to use an outside firm ...
“If there is relief on one or both of the Bank Secrecy Act/anti-money laundering or the Community Reinvestment Act ... that would be helpful for M&A by easing the potential for a long regulatory review process," said Michael Reed, partner in the M&A practice at law firm Covington & Burling. A spokesman for ...
Jason A. Carey, Esq., J. Hunter Bennett, Esq., Luke W. Meier, Esq., John W. Sorrenti, Esq., and Evan Sherwood, Esq., Covington & Burling, LLP, for Savannah River Technology & Remediation LLC; and Michael J. Schaengold, Esq., Paul F. McQuade, Esq., Mellisa P. Prusock, Esq., and Danielle K.
... Mavis and is leading the financing group, which includes Antares Capital, KKR Capital Markets, Angel Island Capital and Cowen. Ropes & Gray LLP and Nob Hill Law Group P.C. served as legal advisers to Golden Gate Capital and Express, and Covington & Burling LLP served as legal adviser to Mavis, ...
Law360 (February 22, 2018, 7:17 PM EST) -- A former Covington & Burling LLP and U.S. Department of Justice attorney, who has successfully defended a $1 billion contract on behalf of PAE Government Services Inc. before the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, has joined Crowell & Moring LLP's government contracts group.
After George W. Bush became president, Holder went into private practice with the D.C.-based white-shoe law/lobbying firm Covington & Burling. In that role, he represented several powerful corporate clients. In particular, he arranged a sweetheart deal for Chiquita Banana, which paid over $1 million to the ...
For the distributor defendants: At Covington & Burling, Geoffrey Hobart is settlement attorney, and Mark Lynch is lead attorney for McKesson. The judge also appointed lawyers to represent attorneys general: Jennifer Peacock of the Tennessee Attorney General's Office, and Jeffrey Rupert of the Washington ...
Crispin Rapinet, global head of investigations and white-collar crime at Hogan Lovells, chaired a session alongside Ian Hargreaves of Covington & Burling and Alex Leslie, a director at Berkeley Research Group's global investigations and strategic intelligence practice, discussing the management of ...
Other partners and sponsors include Prince Albert II of Monaco's Foundation, Covington & Burling, Cision, Cranfield University, Hobbs & Towne, the Monaco Economic Board and Parkview. Recircle has been identified by an expert panel as one of the world's most innovative sustainable technology ...
Earlier she spent four years as an Account Director at the Corporate Executive Board and then two as a Client Relations manager at lawyers Covington and Burling. The EMEA CX division was launched just over a year ago and following recent acquisitions, including mobile and innovation agency ...
Law360 (February 12, 2018, 9:15 PM EST) -- Covington & Burling LLP announced Monday it has added a former associate director in the enforcement division of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to its Washington, D.C., office, where the 20-year SEC veteran will serve as partner in the firm's securities litigation ...
... Covington & Burling, Cision, Cranfield University, Hobbs & Towne, the Monaco Economic Board and Parkview. BOCO Technology Inc. has been identified by an expert panel as one of the world's most innovative sustainable technology companies and has been selected to present to selected sovereign, ...
Law360, Springfield (January 30, 2018, 5:08 PM EST) -- Covington & Burling LLP's continued defense of Roche's Accutane and its leadership in guiding air bag giant Takata through its massive recall litigation helped land the firm's product liability group a spot among Law360's Practice Groups of the Year. The attorneys ...


 

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