Chair of the Management and Executive Committees, Covington & Burling LLP


Timothy Hester has led Covington & Burling’s Management and Executive committees since 2008. In addition to his antitrust practice, 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: 
2019: Brianne Bharkhda; 2018: Mona Patel; 2017: Aaron Lewis; 2016: Anne Y. Lee; 2015: Tammy Albarran 

Pathfinder Program
Pathfinders selected:
2019: Shailee Sharma, Udit Sood; 2018: Kelly Carson, Laura Torre; 2017: Jennifer Holmes, Rani Gupta; 2016: Jaclyn E. Martinez Resley 

1L Scholars Program
Scholars hosted: 
2018: Christina Higgins, Min Kyung Jeon, Patrick Sam Ntchobo, Nicole Wainner

Success in Law School Mentoring Program
Mentors Provided: 2017

Annual Meeting (2018, 2016)


Member: Timothy Hester

Diversity Professional: Channing KellyFloyd Mills

Communications: David Schaefer