Covington & Burling

Covington & Burling LLP is an international law firm with offices in Beijing, Brussels, London, New York, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, San Diego, and Washington, DC. The firm advises multinational corporations on significant transactional, litigation, regulatory, and public policy matters. Covington & Burling LLP consistently ranks among the top 20 on The American Lawyer’s prestigious "A-List", based on financial performance, pro bono activity, associate satisfaction, and diversity. The firm has an overall prestige ranking of 9 by Vault.

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Campaign Finance


Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:

  • contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
  • only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
  • contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
  • corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
  • organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.

For more information, please see our campaign finance methodology page. Lobbyist bundling data is described on our lobbyist bundling methodology page.

Latest FEC Data

covers through committee's May 31, 2012 filing.
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Standardized Donation Information

covers through 2011. may lag behind FEC section above, as donors and industries are identified by hand.
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    Includes contributions from the organization’s employees, their family members, and its political action committee.
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$8,144,000 Income

Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.

For more information, please see our lobbying methodology page.

covers through Q3, 2011

Lobbying Carried Out by Covington & Burling

View all lobbying data for Covington & Burling Sources: Lobbyist Registration Tracker


19 Mentions; 2 Submissions

All data is based on documents downloaded from The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.

Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.

Not all agencies submit public comments to For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.

Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.

updated from on September 27, 2011

The tables show occurrences of "Covington & Burling" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.

  • Documents Submitted by the Organization
    • Submissions
    • Agency
    • Docket
    • Date
    • Toggle 1 TREAS Determination of Foreign Exchange Swaps and Foreign Exchange Forwards Under the Commodity Exchange Act 2011
    • Toggle 1 PHMSA The Procter & Gamble Company - Permit to Transport Hazardous Materials 2011
  • Mentions in Document Text
    • Mentions
    • Agency
    • Docket
    • Date
    • Toggle 4 FDA Refrain From Granting Tentative or Final Approval of any ANDA for Bromfenac Ophthalmic Solution - CLOSED 2011
    • Toggle 3 FDA Patent Term Extension Application for HALAVEN™(eribulin mesylate), U.S. Patent No. 6,214,865 2011
    • Toggle 2 FDA Request That FDA Confirm the Agency Will Stay Approval of Abbreviated New Drug Application No. 90-363, for 30 Months Beginning on June 23, 2009 - CLOSED 2011
    • Toggle 2 CMS Methods for Assuring Access to Covered Medicaid Services (CMS-2328-P) 2011
    • Toggle 1 FDA Proposal to Refuse to Approve a Supplemental New Drug Application for Bromday (Bromfenac Ophthalmic Solution), 0.09%; Opportunity for a Hearing 2011
    • Toggle 1 PHMSA The Procter & Gamble Company - Permit to Transport Hazardous Materials 2011
    • Toggle 1 ITA Request for Public Comments Concerning Regulatory Cooperation Activities that Would Help Eliminate or Reduce Unnecessary Regulatory Divergences in North America that Disrupt U.S. Exports 2011
    • Toggle 1 ACF Head Start Program 2011
    • Toggle 1 FDA Draft Guidance for Industry; Dietary Supplements: New Dietary Ingredient Notifications and Related Issues 2011
    • Toggle 1 STB Release of Waybill Data 2011

Advisory Committees

3 people on 3 committees

Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.

The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.

covers through 2011

Table shows employees of "Covington & Burling" that sat on federal advisory committees.

  • Agency
  • Representation
  • Toggle Department of State 3 people on 3 committees
View all advisory committee data for Covington & Burling