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Diversity

"Our Values At Covington, we recognize the differences among us as an asset and a source of strength. We believe that excellence in the practice of law knows no racial, ethnic, gender, religious, sexual orientation, or other boundaries. Covington lawyers bring a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences to our practice. By recruiting, retaining, developing, and promoting a diverse group of lawyers, we advance the interests of our clients, our practice, and our entire profession. Commitment from..."

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Covington & Burling LLP

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

Firm Stats

Chair, Management and Executive Committees: Doug Gibson
Hiring Attorneys: Ben Block, Ranga Sudarshan (DC); Dan Shallman, Ashley Simonsen (LA); Jack Bodner, Arlo Devlin-Brown, Micaela McMurrough, Jenna Wallace, Amy Wollensack, Chris Yeung (NY); Suzanne Bell, Kurt Calia (Palo Alto); Ingrid Rechtin (SF) | Tim Stratford (Beijing); Peter Bogaert (Brussels); Bruce Wilson (Dubai); Philipp Tamussino (Frankfurt); Ben Donovan (Johannesburg); Sarah Cowlishaw, Greg Lascelles, Daniel Pavin, Mark Young (London); William Park (Seoul); Eric Carlson (Shanghai)
Total No. Attorneys 2020:
1K - 1.5K
No. of Partners Named 2019:
13

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

Employment Contact

Washington, DC
DeAnna Bumstead-Yeary
Sr. Manager of Legal Recruiting
(202) 662-6200
legal.recruiting@cov.com
New York
Nicole Carney
Director of Legal Recruiting and Professional Development
(212) 841-1066
legalrecruitingny@cov.com
California
Kelsey Donovan
Legal Recruiting Manager
(415) 591-6000
legalrecruitingca@cov.com
Recruiting contacts for all offices may be found www.cov.com/en/careers/lawyers/

No. of U.S. Offices: 5

No. of International Offices: 8

Major Office Locations

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

Major Departments

Advertising and Consumer Law
Anticorruption/FCPA
Antitrust & Competition Law
Appellate and Supreme Court
CFIUS/National Security
Communications & Media
Corporate/M&A & Capital Markets
Energy
Financial Institutions
Government Contracts
Insurance Coverage
Intellectual Property
International Trade/Export Controls
Life Sciences
Litigation and International Arbitration
Privacy & Cybersecurity
Public Policy
Sports
Tax
White Collar Defense & Investigations
*See firm website for complete list of practice areas and industries.