Veteran Akin Gump PE Partner Joins Covington In NY

Law360, New York (January 24, 2013, 3:56 PM EST) -- A former Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP private equity fund formation attorney who represents U.S.-based firms on their fundraising activities in emerging markets has joined Covington & Burling LLP as a corporate partner in the firm's New York City office, Covington said Tuesday.

William L. Sturman joined Covington on Tuesday after spending six years as a private fund partner with Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP in New York. Sturman said he was drawn to join Covington because of the firm's breadth of...
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