Covington Nabs 52 Former Heller IP Attorneys

Law360, New York (October 6, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Covington & Burling LLP has officially scooped up 52 intellectual property lawyers from the recently dissolved Heller Erhman LLP, allowing the firm to bolster its intellectual property litigation practices in Washington, D.C., and San Francisco and to open new branches in Silicon Valley and San Diego.

Covington's new hires include 14 partners, six counsel and dozens of associates with broad experience in the information technology, electronics and communications fields, the firm announced Monday.

It had been widely reported since last month that Heller's powerful intellectual property...
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