COVINGTON & BURLING

Lee Kelley, 45, has joined Covington & Burling’s Washington office as partner in the firm’s tax practice. Kelley will focus on corporate tax matters. She joins Covington from the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Office of Tax Policy. She earned her J.D. from Rutgers School of Law – Camden.

MORRISON & FOERSTER

Sean Mulcahy, 45, has joined Morrison & Foerster as of counsel to the firm’s corporate finance practice in the Washington office. Mulcahy, who joins the firm from Arbitron Inc., focuses on corporate and securities matters for public companies. He earned his J.D. from University of Baltimore School of Law.

ROPES & GRAY

Thomas Bulleit, 56, has joined Ropes & Gray’s Washington office as partner in the firm’s health care practice. Bulleit, who joins the firm from Hogan Lovells, represents clients on regulatory matters. He earned his J.D. from University of Michigan Law School.

STEPTOE & JOHNSON LLP

Rob Kovacev, 41, has joined Steptoe & Johnson LLP’s Washington office as partner in the firm’s tax group. Kovacev focuses on federal tax controversies and tax litigation. He joins Steptoe from the Tax Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. Kovacev earned his J.D. from Columbia Law School.