30
JUN
2009
In continuing its dedication to public service and professionalism, Covington & Burling LLP has selected TeachAIDS as a pro bono client. They will be providing legal, marketing, and fundraising support for TeachAIDS internationally. With more than 800 lawyers worldwide and offices located in Beijing, Brussels, London, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Washington, D.C., C&B has consistently been ranked among the top twenty law firms nationwide on The American Lawyer’s prestigious “A-List”. Over the firm’s 90-year history, C&B has continued to balance professional excellence with civic consciousness. The firm has been honored for excellence in the legal field by the Burton Award for Legal Achievement and in 2010, Law360 named C&B a “Pro Bono Firm of the Year.” In addition to being named by The Global Arbitration Review on its prestigious list of the top 30 international arbitration practices, The National Law Journal recently named Covington & Burling LLP for the third time to its “Appellate Hot List”. The firm has been recognized as a “Top Ten Family Friendly Firm” by Yale Law Women, to Working Mother magazine’s “100 Best Companies” and “Best Law Firms for Women” lists, and ranked 100% in The Human Rights Campaign Foundation “Corporate Equality Index Survey”.

Since its inception, Covington & Burling has dedicated its expertise to further public service and civil rights initiatives around the world. In our nation’s capital, C&B has dedicated their expertise to the Neighborhood Legal Services Program, which strives to provide representation to low-income residents. They have helped litigate cases on behalf of children with the Children’s Law Center, the largest legal services organization in the District of Columbia with over 1,200 clients every year. In addition to their continued pro bono efforts, they have represented leading organizations and individuals in the fields of entertainment, technology, and finance. Their clients include: Bank of America, Deer and Company, Giorgio Armani, IBM Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, NASCAR, Morgan Stanley, General Electric Company, National Basketball Association, Procter and Gamble, Verizon, and Goodyear.

TeachAIDS would like to thank Covington & Burling LLP for their pro bono support. Their support has made it possible for us to more easily provide HIV and AIDS education to millions of learners globally.