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Fighting Trump’s Policies is Personal for This Lawyer

Fighting Trump’s Policies is Personal for This Lawyer

Last week, lawyers from Covington joined the University of California in a lawsuit challenging the Trump administration’s decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program on what the university called “nothing more than an unreasoned executive whim.” In an interview with Big Law Business, Covington vice chair Lanny Breuer said the case “goes

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Covington Joins ACLU in Latest Suit Against Trump Administration

Lawyers at Covington & Burling have joined the American Civil Liberties Union in the latest lawsuit against the Trump administration, challenging the President’s recent decision to ban transgender men and women from serving in the armed forces. Covington previously supported the ACLU in its efforts to end a longstanding ban on transgender service members. That

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Airbnb Hires Eric Holder to Develop Anti-Discrimination Plan

By Mark Milian, Bloomberg News Airbnb Inc. hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to develop a strategy to address potential racism and other discrimination against people using the online home-rental service following complaints by some customers. Holder will work with John Relman, a civil rights attorney, to strengthen a corporate policy prohibiting discrimination by

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Wake Up Call: Covington & Burling on Top in Washington

Below is the latest list of the top news in the legal industry. • Covington & Burling claims the top spot on The National Law Journal’s list of Washington’s largest firms for the second year in a row. (National Law Journal) • About a month ago, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney’s Paul Madden assumed his new identity as Maryellen Madden, and transitioned