Covington & Burling Snatches Securities Partner

Law360, New York (March 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Covington & Burling LLP has enticed a former head of an office of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to leave Morrison & Foerster and join its ranks.

David Bayless joined Covington & Burling as a partner in the San Francisco office this week.

“It was just a unique opportunity in terms of having a great institutional client base that covers the entire nation,” Bayless said. “With a strong and deep enforcement practice on the East Coast, I can sort of be their anchor on the...
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