Covington Elects Top Sports Attorney As New Firm Chair

Law360 (November 6, 2019, 3:21 PM EST) -- Covington & Burling LLP announced Wednesday that a top sports industry attorney will take over as chair of the firm in 2020 after the chair that’s led the firm for 12 years steps down.

Doug Gibson was unanimously elected as chair of the firm’s management committee, Covington said in a statement, and will begin his four-year term in January. Gibson has been a partner with the firm since 1998 and has served on the management committee since 2012.

Chair Timothy Hester has announced he will step down from the position but stay with the firm as chair emeritus, focusing on outreach...

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