Covington Lands Ex-Homeland Security Chief Chertoff

Law360, New York (March 26, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Continuing to fill the firm's ranks with former government officials, Covington & Burling LLP has revealed that former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff will be joining its Washington office.

Covington revealed the hiring news Thursday, with Chertoff slated to serve as of counsel in the white collar defense and investigations group.

“Mike Chertoff is first and foremost a lawyer of considerable renown. His legal and public service, including his crisis management experience, make him a unique asset for senior executives,” said Bruce Baird, chairman of...
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