Covington Lands Defense M&A, Contracting Pro From DOD

Law360, New York (April 15, 2014, 9:46 PM EDT) -- Covington & Burling LLP said Tuesday that it has bolstered its aerospace, defense and security industry group by hiring a Department of Defense attorney with expertise in defense industry mergers and acquisitions and government contracting auditing and accounting rules.

Kathy Brown, who has more than three decades of experience at the Defense Department, will be joining Covington's Washington, D.C., office as a special counsel. She said she will focus her practice on transactional work within the defense industrial base, including advising companies on government contract cost,...
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