Law Firm Covington Named to Working Mother’s ‘100 Best Companies’

WASHINGTON, DC, September 21, 2012 — – The American Law Firm Newswire – For the seventh consecutive year, Working Mother magazine has named Covington & Burling as one of the “100 Best Companies” in the nation. Covington is one of only five law firms on the list, which is mainly comprised of Fortune 500 companies.

“We are very happy that Working Mother has once again recognized Covington as one of the ‘100 Best Companies,’” said Timothy Hester, chair of Covington’s management committee. “We strive to provide our lawyers and staff with work-life programs that will enhance their quality of life, and we are committed to continuing to build on the success we have already had in this critical area.”

Working Mother’s “100 Best Companies” list honors the nation’s top companies for their wide array of family friendly benefits. Companies were selected based on an extensive review of data concerning workforce, compensation, child care, flexibility programs, leave policies, and more. This is the 27th year Working Mother has recognized organizations for their initiatives.

Carol Evans, president of Working Mother Media commented: “This year’s ‘100 Best Companies’ are leading the way for the rest of the nation. They have created not only essential benefits, like flexible work options and telecommuting, but have also shown their commitment in new ways like elder care referral and legal assistance to help busy parents manage their personal lives as well as their careers.”

Profiles of the 100 Best Companies, including Covington, will be featured in the October/November issue of Working Mother and at

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