Covington & Burling LLP

Covington & Burling LLP

Who we are

Covington is a pre-eminent global law firm with more than 1,300 lawyers and advisors with 13 offices in major financial and political centers of the world. We are known for helping clients navigate issues at the intersection of law and policy, including companies in highly regulated industries who do business in the U.S., Europe, the Middle East, Africa, or Asia. Covington helps German companies navigate their most complex and consequential business issues in their most important international markets. Our distinctively collaborative culture allows us to be truly one team globally, drawing on the diverse experience of lawyers and advisors across the firm by seamlessly sharing insight and expertise.

What we do

Our Frankfurt team counsels investors, financial institutions, and companies in Germany as well as clients around the world seeking to pursue opportunities or facing legal challenges inside and outside the country.

Lawyers in our Frankfurt office work closely with their colleagues in financial centers like London or New York, as well as the in other offices in the U.S., Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa to develop comprehensive legal solutions for clients. Our areas of focus in Germany include Corporate (DCM, M&A, PE, Finance, Restructuring), Regulatory (Banking and Asset Management Regulation), Technology (Cybersecurity, Outsourcing, Data privacy), IP, Employment, Antitrust, White Collar and Investigations, and Litigation.

What makes us different

What sets us apart is our ability to combine the tremendous strength in our corporate, litigation, white collar defense and investigations practices, with a deep knowledge of policy and policymakers, and one of the world’s leading regulatory practices. This combination enables us to create novel solutions to our clients’ toughest problems, successfully try their toughest cases and deliver commercially practical advice of the highest quality.

Business fields

  • Investor targeting / investor roadshow / analyst meetings
  • Drawing of Prospectus / Due Diligence
  • Legal Advice
  • Support follow up obligations

General contact

Covington & Burling LLP
Taunusanlage 9-10
60329 Frankfurt am Main

Telephone: +49 69 768063 0
Fax: +49 69 768063 15

Contact Person

Dr. Lars Lensdorf
Partner, Rechtsanwalt

Contact for equities

Dr. Henning Bloss
Partner, Rechtsanwalt

Dr. Jörn Hirschmann
Partner, Rechtsanwalt

Contact for bonds

Dr. Henning Bloss
Partner, Rechtsanwalt

Dr. Marco Brand
Associate, Rechtsanwalt