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Eric Holder Named LDF’s Thurgood Marshall Lifetime Achievement Award Winner
"The New EU Data Protection Law: Key Elements for Business"
Catherine Dargan Named a “Most Influential Woman” in M&A
September 29, 2016, The Hill
Rob Kelner is quoted by The Hill in an article regarding the imposition of stricter ethics rules on federal employees seeking jobs in the private sector. According to Kelner, “The upshot is, executive branch employees should assume that they’re going to have to recuse themselves very early in the process of being considered by a particular company. That’s just ...
September 29, 2016
WASHINGTON—The National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA) honored Covington partner and former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder with the 2016 Justice John Paul Stevens Lifetime Achievement Award for his leadership in bolstering civil rights and access to justice.
The NLADA’s Justice John Paul Stevens Lifetime Achievement Award is bestowed on a lawyer ...
September 28, 2016
WASHINGTON—Law360 named Covington & Burling to its list of “Pro Bono Firms of 2016,” recognizing the firm’s work in providing legal services to those in need.
Law360 highlighted Covington victories on behalf of Guatemalan forest workers on work visas who were defrauded by a labor trafficker, victims of an Arizona sheriff’s racial profiling, Guantanamo Bay ...
September 27, 2016
WASHINGTON—Covington represented the Bendetson family pro bono in their successful effort to persuade Congress to enact a national moment of silence on Veterans Day each year in honor of all U.S. veterans.
The House of Representatives today unanimously passed the Veterans Day Moment of Silence Act (S. 1004), capping a three-year effort by Covington on behalf ...
September 27, 2016, The Hill
John Dugan is quoted by The Hill in an article regarding the progress made in implementing Wall Street reforms. According to Dugan, praising regulators and the industry for making significant headway adopting and implementing rules, “We have this huge list of huge rules and we are coming to the finish line with it,” citing the regulatory mandates of the ...
September 26, 2016
LONDON—Graham Vinter, General Counsel of BG Group plc from 2007 until 2015, has joined Covington’s London office. Mr. Vinter will chair the firm’s Project Finance practice and supervise an expansion of the firm’s capabilities in this area.
At BG Group, Mr. Vinter was a member of the Group Executive Committee and reported to the Chief Executive Officer. He was ...
September 26, 2016, Legal Week
Timothy Hester and Graham Vinter are quoted in a Legal Week article regarding Vinter’s recent arrival. According to Hester, "We see an opportunity at Covington to build a leading projects practice that also provides synergies with other parts of the firm - in particular, arbitration, government affairs, tax, corporate, IP, and energy regulation. As we move along ...
September 26, 2016, The Lawyer
Timothy Hester and Graham Vinter are quoted by The Lawyer in an article regarding Vinter’s arrival. According to Hester, Vinter’s hire was “an opportunity to build a leading projects practice that also provides synergies with other parts of the firm – in particular, arbitration, government affairs, tax corporate, IP and energy regulation.”
Vinter adds, ...
September 26, 2016, Legal Business
Timothy Hester and Graham Vinter are quoted in a Legal Business article regarding Vinter’s arrival as chair of Covington’s Project Finance practice. Hester describes Vinter as a “veteran of the project finance industry [who] is highly respected worldwide for his unparalleled knowledge of the sector.” He adds, “We see an opportunity at Covington to build a ...
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