Covington & Burling Atty Confirmed To DC Federal Bench

Law360, Washington (March 26, 2014, 4:55 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed four nominees, including a Covington & Burling LLP partner, to fill federal court positions in Washington, D.C., Missouri and Pennsylvania.

Covington & Burling’s Christopher R. Cooper, a partner in the firm’s white collar and anti-corruption practices, won confirmation to the District of Columbia in a unanimous 100-0 vote, saying in a statement afterward that he was “honored” by the decision, which allowed him to join an “excellent and respected” federal bench.

Cooper will move onto his new role with a...
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