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Diversity

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.

December 2, 2016

LONDON—Global Competition Review has named two Covington partners to its Women in Antitrust list. Now in its fifth year, the report aims to identify and celebrate achievements of elite female antitrust professionals in private practice, as well as expert economists, in-house counsel, enforcers, and academics around the world. Miranda Cole is a partner based in ...

December 2, 2016

Last month, Covington’s Chris Bracebridge, Sophia Gascoyne, and Antonio Michaelides attended a diversity event hosted by Travers Smith in London. The event formed part of Travers Smith’s “Be a Game Changer” initiative, which is designed to draw upon the experiences of athletes and other people working in the sports sector in order to help foster a culture of ...

November 28, 2016

Covington’s Lindsay Burke, vice chair of the Employment Practice Group, assisted the Solar Energy Industry Association (SEIA) in developing a Diversity Best Practices Guide for the Solar Industry.

November 15, 2016

WASHINGTON—Covington, in association with LEX Africa, an alliance of leading law firms in Africa, has named Bridget Nambooze as its second Covington-LEX Africa fellow.  Covington and LEX Africa launched the program in 2015 in an effort to foster links between the African and international legal communities. Each year, LEX Africa member firms recommend an ...

November 11, 2016

Covington continued its sponsorship of the Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach Annual Dinner Gala, which was held in San Francisco in mid-October this year.

November 11, 2016

This fall, the Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Silicon Valley held its annual awards reception at Levi’s Stadium (the home of the San Francisco 49ers). The awards reception brought together many Asian-American in-house, private practice, and government lawyers from around the Bay Area.

November 4, 2016

Covington’s Washington office recently hosted its annual LGBT Affinity Group dinner where several lawyers gathered at a local restaurant to socialize, discuss events of the day, and get to know colleagues better outside of the office.

November 2, 2016

NEW YORK—The National Law Journal has named Covington’s Jennifer Martin as one of its “Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Trailblazers.” The list profiles 50 lawyers “who have helped make a difference in the fight against criminal cyberactivity and towards adding much needed layers of data security in an increasingly digital world of commerce.” Ms. Martin has worked ...

October 26, 2016

In its third installment of the Diversity Speaker Series, Covington welcomed Professor Michael Ashley Stein of the Harvard Law School Project on Disability (HPOD), which works to promote the human rights of peoples with disabilities worldwide, while also undertaking and encouraging teaching and ground-breaking scholarship on disability rights.