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Covington & Burling LLP

One CityCenter
850 Tenth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Phone: (202) 662-6000

Stats

Chair, Management and Executive Committees: Timothy C. Hester
Hiring Attorneys: Benjamin Block, Ranga Sudarshan (DC); Dan Shallman, Ashley Simonsen (LA); Jack Bodner, David L. Kornblau, Amy Wollensack, Chris Yeung (NY); Ingrid Rechtin (SF); Kurt Calia, (Palo Alto) | Daniel Cooper, Hilary Prescott, Mark Young (London); Peter Bogaert (Brussels); William Park (Seoul); Eric Carlson (Shanghai); Timothy Stratford (Beijing); Bruce Wilson (Dubai); Philipp Tamussino (Frankfurt); Ben Donovan (Johannesburg)
Total No. Attorneys 2019:
1K - 1.5K

Base Salary

1st year: $190,000
2nd year: $200,000
3rd year: $220,000
4th year: $255,000
5th year: $280,000
6th year: $305,000
7th year: $325,000
8th year: $340,000
Summer associate: $3,654/week

Summer Program

Summer Associate Offers:
124 out of 124 (2Ls) (2018)

No. of Summer Associates:
130 total (124 2Ls; 6 1Ls) (2018)

Major Office Locations

Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
Palo Alto, CA
Washington, DC
Beijing
Brussels
Dubai
Frankfurt
Johannesburg
London
Seoul
Shanghai

Major Departments & Practices

Advertising and Consumer Law
Anticorruption/FCPA
Antitrust & Competition Law
Appellate and Supreme Court
CFIUS/National Security
Communications & Media
Corporate/M&A
Financial Institutions
Government Contracts
Insurance Coverage

Policyholders
Intellectual Property
International Trade/Export Controls
Life Sciences
Litigation and International Arbitration
Privacy & Cybersecurity
Public Policy
Securities & Capital Markets
Sports
Tax
White Collar Defense & Investigations
*See firm website for additional departments and specific practice areas and industries