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"Our Diversity and Inclusion Committee is led by Catharina Min, a corporate partner and Vice-Chair of the Venture Capital / Emerging Companies practice, Clara Shin, a first-chair trial lawyer and a Co-Chair of our Commercial Litigation Practice Group, and Michael Imbroscio, a senior litigator and Co-Chair of our firm's Product Liability Practice. Ms. Min serves as Chair of the Women's Forum in Silicon Valley. Ms. Shin leads our Women's Initiative and Mr. Imbroscio served as hiring partner for the firm for nearly a decade. Together, they..."

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Covington & Burling LLP

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


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)

Employment Contact

Washington, DC
DeAnna Bumstead-Yeary
Senior Manager of Legal Personnel Recruiting
(202) 662-6200
New York
Nicole Carney
Director of Legal Recruitment
(212) 841-1066
Kelsey Donovan
Legal Recruiting Manager
(415) 591-6000
See firm website for more information.

Major Office Locations

Los Angeles, CA
New York, NY
San Francisco, CA
Palo Alto, CA
Washington, DC

Major Departments

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