Rising Star: Covington & Burling's Seth Safra

Law360, New York (April 1, 2010, 4:06 PM EDT) -- Convincing the Internal Revenue Service that professional baseball teams merit millions of dollars in tax deductions for injured players’ salaries wasn't easy, but it is just one of the accomplishments that lands Covington & Burling LLP partner Seth Safra on Law360's list of 10 employment lawyers under 40 to watch.

Safra's work for Covington's employee benefits and executive compensation practice in the firm's Washington office has taken him from negotiations on deferred compensation structures for the major sports leagues to briefs for DuPont Co. in a...
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