Supplier Diversity

Covington & Burling LLP recognizes the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion among our lawyers and other professionals as well as the suppliers with whom we work. We seek to partner with global suppliers wishing to grow with our organization. We hold our suppliers to high standards and expect them to be proactive, innovative, and able to think strategically. Our supplier diversity program recognizes companies that are 51% owned, controlled, and operated by a minority:

  • African American
  • Asian American
  • Disabled Veteran
  • Hispanic American
  • LGBTQ+
  • Native American
  • Non-Minority Women
  • Service Disabled Veteran
  • Disabled 

As a global organization, the following goods and services are part of our diversity supplier program:

  • Catering Services
  • Cleaning Services
  • Coffee and Beverage Services
  • Courier/Delivery Services
  • Events/Meetings
  • Information Technologies
  • Office Supplies
  • Permanent Personnel Placement
  • Temporary Services and Staffing

We require your company to be certified as a minority owned organization, preferably with the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council or the National Minority Supplier Development Council.

Please submit the following information if your company qualifies as a diversified supplier:

  • Supplier Name
  • Contact Name
  • Address, City, State, and Zip Code
  • Telephone Number
  • E-mail Address
  • Federal ID Number
  • Business Type i.e. African American, Service Disabled Veteran, LGBTQ+, etc.
  • Certification as a minority owned organization
  • Regional or national areas your company supplies
  • Brief overview of your company background, goods/services offered, and company size

After review if your company aligns with our business needs we will add you to our diversified supplier database. We will contact your company if opportunities exist that match the products and/or services you provide.

Michael Washburn
Director of Procurement