Wendy Feng

Wendy L. Feng

Of Counsel

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Covington & Burling LLP
One Front Street
San Francisco, CA 94111-5356
Tel: +1 415 591 7075



  • Harvard Law School, J.D., 1994
    • cum laude
    • Harvard Environmental Law Review, Editor in Chief
  • Harvard-Radcliffe College, A.B., 1991
    • magna cum laude with Highest Honors
    • Phi Beta Kappa

Judicial Clerkship

  • Hon. Edward E. Carnes, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, 1994-1995

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • District of Columbia

Wendy Feng represents policyholders in insurance coverage cases in state and federal courts. Ms. Feng has obtained insurance recovery for clients under a broad range of policy forms, including directors and officers liability, media special perils, and commercial general liability policies. She has negotiated settlements with insurers involving complex insurance claims and valuations and has provided strategic advice to clients with novel policies and claims.

Ms. Feng also counsels aerospace and other companies involved in environmental remediation at multiple sites in California.

Representative Matters

  • Representing party involved in massive train derailment in obtaining insurance funding for global settlement of client’s third-party liabilities
  • Representing agricultural equipment manufacturer in asbestos coverage litigation in California state court appeal.
  • Representing policyholders seeking coverage for liabilities relating to issuance of mortgage-backed securities.
  • Representing industrial company in negotiations with EPA, water purveyors and other potentially responsible parties regarding a groundwater site in Southern California.

Pro Bono

  • Representing U.S. citizen whose passport was revoked at the U.S. Embassy in Sana’a, Yemen in 2013, and who was left stranded in that country for 13 months without the ability to return to the United States, in legal and constitutional challenge to the passport revocation.
  • Filed amicus brief on behalf of more than 25 public interest groups in Friendly House v. Whiting, a civil challenge to Arizona’s immigration statute, SB 1070.

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Bar Association of San Francisco, Chair, Executive Committee, Insurance Practice Section
  • FACES SF (Family and Child Empowerment Services San Francisco), Co-President, Board of Directors

Publications and Speeches

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