New York

Covington's New York office is home to more than 200 attorneys in leading corporate and litigation practices. Leveraging integrated global capabilities and regulatory strength, we serve a sophisticated U.S. and international clientele in a range of industries, including financial services, life sciences, technology, media, energy, and sports.

With long-standing ties to the corporate and financial communities, our attorneys are known for their creativity and ability to address the most challenging and sensitive transactions and disputes.

Our offices are located in The New York Times Building, designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Renzo Piano. This dramatic architectural feature of the New York skyline incorporates environmentally sustainable features such as a curtain wall skin of clear glass covered with a screen of ceramic rods.


Our corporate practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, securities, and capital markets. Our corporate lawyers also have extensive expertise and experience in private equity, fund formation and investments, financings, venture capital and emerging companies, restructuring and bankruptcy, tax, outsourcing, technology and IP transactions, and royalty monetizations.

Our clients range from large, multinational corporations to venture-backed companies, from senior management teams to boards of directors, and from venture and private equity firms to hedge funds.

By integrating our transactional and regulatory expertise, we are able to assist clients in structuring transactions creatively and in solving complex multidisciplinary problems.


Covington's New York litigators have close ties to the New York corporate and financial communities and extensive experience litigating and trying cases in the local, state and federal courts. The office's broad-based litigation practice, with one of the strongest white collar defense teams in New York, has more than 80 litigators, including four former federal prosecutors.

The practice is widely respected for successful representations of Fortune 250 companies and major financial services clients in securities and corporate control litigation, class actions, commercial litigation, corporate investigations, media and entertainment disputes, insurance recovery matters, international arbitration, patent litigation, white collar defense and investigations, and executive disputes.

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