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Former DOJ Criminal Division Chief joins Covington

Mythili Raman has joined Covington & Burling as a partner resident in the Washington, D.C., office

Mythili Raman, partner at Covington & Burling

Most recently acting assistant attorney general for the Criminal Division at the U.S. Department of Justice, Mythili Raman has joined Covington & Burling as a partner resident in the Washington, D.C., office.

Raman has been with the Justice Department since 1996 and has held a variety of roles. As acting assistant attorney general, she oversaw the work of more than 600 prosecutors and led the Justice Department’s national and international criminal law enforcement initiatives, including investigations of complex financial fraud and market manipulation, money laundering and financial sanctions violations, foreign and public corruption, health care fraud, intellectual property theft and cybercrime.

“Throughout her career, Mythili has distinguished herself as one of the most respected and accomplished prosecutors in the country,” said Timothy Hester, chair of the firm’s management committee, in a statement. “She is a proven leader, an exceptional lawyer and a person of the highest integrity. We are thrilled to welcome her to the partnership.”

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Amy I. Stickel has extensive experience covering the legal, financial and pharmaceutical industries as a writer and editor. A past managing editor of Corporate Legal Times and...

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