Earlier this year Covington & Burling decided to add pitcher Roger Clemens to its roster of high-profile clients. But perhaps it should first have received approval from another client, Major League Baseball. Covington agreed to represent Clemens in the congressional steroids inquiry without getting the league's sign-off -- a potential blunder that annoyed the league. Now a meeting between the firm and MLB is imminent, according to a source familiar with the matter.
Covington's Decision to Represent Clemens Irks Major League Baseball
The American Lawyer
February 11, 2008