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September 01, 2015 6:28 AM ET

Professional Services

Company Overview of Covington & Burling LLP

Company Overview

Covington & Burling LLP provides legal advisory services for communications, media, energy, technology and software, international trade, life sciences, energy, finance, and transportation sectors. The firm focuses on areas such as industry and regulatory expertise, taxation, creditor rights, bankruptcy, corporate governance, insurance coverage, intellectual property, and securities law compliance. Additionally, it provides business litigation, representation, consulting, mergers and acquisitions, contract negotiation, and dispute resolution services. Covington & Burling LLP was founded in 1919 and is based in Washington, District of Columbia with additional offices in New York, New York; Sa...

1201 Pennsylvania Avenue

North West

Washington, DC 20004-2401

United States

Founded in 1919





Key Executives for Covington & Burling LLP

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Covington & Burling LLP Key Developments

Covington & Burling LLP Appoints Eric H. Holder, Jr. as Partner

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr. is returning to Covington as a partner after more than six years of service as law enforcement officer. Mr. Holder will be resident in the company's Washington office and focus on complex investigations and litigation matters, including matters that are international in scope and raise significant regulatory enforcement issues and substantial reputational concerns. Prior to joining Covington in 2001, he served during the Clinton Administration as Deputy Attorney General and United States Attorney for the District of Columbia. Earlier, Mr. Holder served as Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, having been appointed by President Reagan in 1988.

Chris DeCresce Joins Covington & Burling's New York Office as Counsel

Chris DeCresce has joined Covington & Burling's New York office as of counsel from Sandler O'Neill & Partners, where he was a managing director of its investment banking group.

Covington & Burling LLP Presents at BioEquity Europe 2015, May-19-2015 11:00 AM

Covington & Burling LLP Presents at BioEquity Europe 2015, May-19-2015 11:00 AM. Venue: InterContinental Vienna, Vienna, Austria. Speakers: James Gubbins, Partner.

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