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2014-04-15 16:20:27

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kathy Brown, most recently an Associate General Counsel in the Office of General Counsel at the U.S. Department of Defense, has joined Covington & Burling, where she is expected to play a key role in the firm's aerospace, defense and security industry group. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120423/CL92331LOGO Ms. Brown will focus on practices that intersect with transactional work for the defense industrial base. This...

2014-01-31 12:23:28

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kristina Rosette and Hope Hamilton of Covington & Burling have been named as two of the "World's Leading Trademark Professionals" in the 2014 World Trademark Review 1000. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140131/DC56501) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120423/CL92331LOGO) Ms. Rosette, of counsel, was recognized as one of five leading generic top-level domain (gTLD) experts in the nation, and was the...

2014-01-24 20:21:15

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Covington & Burling scored a major victory for several of the world's largest liquid crystal display manufacturers by persuading a federal judge in Chicago to dismiss antitrust claims asserted by Motorola Mobility, Inc. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140124/DC52406) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120423/CL92331LOGO) U.S. District Judge Joan B. Gottschall of the Northern District of Illinois found...

2014-01-10 12:22:28

WASHINGTON, Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Law360 named Covington & Burling's energy practice as one of the top five "Energy Practice Groups of the Year." In giving this award, Law360 recognized the breadth of Covington's practice capabilities (including litigation, transactions, regulatory and government policy) in both the traditional and emerging energy sectors and covering both power generation and fuels/oil and gas. (Logo:...

2014-01-03 16:21:24

WASHINGTON, Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Covington & Burling has been selected by The American Lawyer as one of the nation's top six litigation departments. A profile of the firm's litigation practice is featured in the January 2014 issue of the magazine. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140103/DC39957) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120423/CL92331LOGO) In naming Covington a finalist for its biennial "Litigation Department of the Year"...

2013-12-09 12:22:41

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Covington & Burling is pleased to announce that Gary Guzy, most recently deputy director and general counsel of the White House Council on Environmental Quality, and a former general counsel of the Environmental Protection Agency, is joining the firm's environmental, clean energy, public policy, and government affairs practices. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120423/CL92331LOGO) Mr. Guzy brings three decades of...

2013-11-07 16:32:33

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd., and Santarus, Inc. announced today that the companies have entered into a merger agreement where Salix will acquire all of the outstanding stock of Santarus for $32 in cash per share, for a total value of approximately $2.6 billion. Covington & Burling LLP is advising Salix on both the acquisition and financing aspects of the transaction. (Logo:...

2013-10-04 12:20:25

WASHINGTON, Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Roger Zakheim, general counsel of the U.S. House Armed Services Committee, is joining Covington & Burling, effective November 4, and is expected to play a key role in the firm's global public policy and government affairs and defense, homeland, and national security practices. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120423/CL92331LOGO) "Roger is a dynamic addition to the firm's practices," said Timothy Hester, chair of the...

2013-07-31 16:27:10

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Covington & Burling is advising Actelion Ltd on the acquisition of Ceptaris Therapeutics, Inc. The merger is contingent upon U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of the Ceptaris product, VALCHLOR. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120423/CL92331LOGO) Under the terms of the merger agreement, Actelion's subsidiary, Actelion US Holdings Company, will pay Ceptaris $25 million upon signing the agreement and $225...

2013-07-19 16:21:19

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Covington & Burling released today a Chinese translation of A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ("Resource Guide"). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130719/DC50147) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120423/CL92331LOGO) The original English version of the Resource Guide was issued in November 2012 by the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and...