Partner, Covington & Burling LLP


Timothy Hester specializes in antitrust litigation and counseling and in recent years, he has handled a series of major antitrust litigation projects in the pharmaceutical industry, including the defense of antitrust suits raising claims of unlawful patent settlements, sham litigation, and wrongful patent acquisitions. In addition to his practice, he is chair of the firm’s Management and Executive Committee. Timothy also has 20 years of experience with pro bono work.

Covington promotes diversity in many ways, through its diversity and inclusion committee, affinity groups, women’s forum, and mentoring programs. Covington hosts and sponsors many diversity-related events and constantly examines its progress, improves its efforts, and searches for new and challenging ways to create a more diverse work environment. 

Joined LCLD 2011

Highlights of LCLD Participation

Fellows Program
Fellows nominated: 
2017: Aaron Lewis; 2016: Anne Y. Lee; 2015: Tammy Albarran 

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected:
2017: Jennifer Holmes, Rani Gupta; 2016: Jaclyn E. Martinez Resley 

Annual Meeting (2016)


Member: Timothy Hester

Diversity Professionals: Karema Page, Timm Whitney

Communications: Alexandra Patchen