Covington boosts London office with Glaxo hire

Covington & Burling's London office has hired the former general counsel of pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline as senior counsel

Jim Beery (left) will join the firm's core life sciences practice. Before GlaxoSmithKline, Beery worked at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and the London office of US firm Morrison & Foerster.