Global Reach

In an increasingly regulated world, Covington and Burling LLP. has an exceptional ability to help clients navigate their most complex business problems, deals, and disputes. Covington specializes in handling international matters at the intersection of law, public policy, and regulation. Covington’s lawyers and advisors have deep industry experience, including the aerospace, defense, energy, financial services, life sciences, media, sports, and transportation sectors. With more than 120 former government regulators, enforcers, and lawmakers among our ranks, Covington does more than provide best-in-class legal advice: Covington acts as strategic advisors on matters of policy and legal infrastructure, identifying issues in both the framework and implementation of legal rules and working with clients to resolve them. Covington earns trust through outstanding service and maintain it through consistent results.
Founded in Washington, D.C., nearly 100 years ago, Covington has grown to include more than 850 professionals in offices around the world. Covington’s distinctively collaborative culture allows its members to function as a single global team, drawing on the diverse experience of lawyers and advisors across the firm. They eschew personal credit for origination, and instead share insight and expertise seamlessly throughout the firm. Their relationships with legal and regulatory experts around the world allow them to work beyond their office locations to help clients achieve goals throughout the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the United States.
For more than a decade, Covington has served business entities, government agencies, and private investors with interests throughout the Middle East and the GCC states, including Bahrain, the Emirates, Kuwait, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia. Covington’s team includes lawyers who have lived and worked across the region, and we have developed a close network of local counsel and experts to ensure comprehensive, localized, and objective advice.
Combining local knowledge and global reach, Covington supports clients with strategic advice across business lines, territories, and sectors. As regional companies have grown and expanded internationally, they have turned to Covington for advice on their most critical business matters. Covington understands the challenges of doing business in vastly different legal contexts, and helps navigate clients through the narrow channels of unfamiliar markets and territories.

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