Richard Hertling, '85, Confirmed to Court of Federal Claims

Covington & Burling Lobbyist Is Confirmed to Federal Claims Court

Covington & Burling lobbyist and former longtime Capitol Hill attorney Richard Hertling is heading for the U.S. Court of Federal Claims after a 69-27 vote in the U.S. Senate on Monday.

Hertling did stints in the mid-2000s as a congressional lawyer and worked in the U.S. Justice Department offices of legislative affairs and legal policy before landing at Covington in 2013.

Hertling’s lobbying clients at Covington included Microsoft, the Motion Picture Association of America, Qualcomm Inc. and the National Association of Broadcasters, according to disclosure filings.


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