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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, Anne Lee (DC); Dan Shallman (LA); Jack Bodner, David L. Kornblau, Loretta Shaw-Lorello, Chris Yeung (NY); Ingrid Rechtin, Donald Brown (SF); Kurt Calia (Silicon Valley) | Simon Amies, Daniel Cooper (London); Peter Bogaert (Brussels); William Park (Seoul); Weishi Li (Shanghai); Timothy Stratford (Beijing)

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)

Major Office Locations

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

Major Departments & Practices

Advertising & Consumer Law
Aerospace, Defense & National Security
Anticorruption/FCPA
Antitrust & Competition Law
Appellate and Supreme Court
CFIUS
Class Actions
Communications & Media
Congressional Investigations
Commercial Litigation
Copyright &  Trademark
Corporate
E-Discovery
Election & Political Law
Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation
Employment
Energy
Environmental
Export Controls
Finance, Private Funds & Investment
Financial Institutions
Food, Drug & Device
Government Contracts
Health Care
Insurance Coverage - Policyholders
Intellectual Property
International Trade
International Arbitration
ITC Section 337
Life Sciences
Litigation
M&A
Patent Office Patent Litigation
Product Liability
Project Development & Finance
Privacy & Cybersecurity
Public Policy
Restructuring & Bankruptcy
Securities & Capital Markets
Securities/Derivatives Litigation & Enforcement
Sports
Tax
Technology
Technology Transactions
Transportation
Venture Capital & Emerging Companies
White Collar Defense & Investigations