Covington & Burling (Washington)

Beth Brinkmann

Covington & Burling (Washington)

Beth Brinkmann is a veteran appellate litigator with extensive experience in handling complex client matters. Her strong background in both government and private practice informs her understanding of how best to support her clients’ objectives, while resolving their most difficult legal challenges. Beth Brinkmann joined the firm as co-chair of the Appellate and Supreme Court Litigation Group after serving as Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Division, where she oversaw the Division’s nationwide appellate litigation. She also has practiced for more than two decades before the Supreme Court of the United States, including as Assistant to the Solicitor General and in private practice. She argued her 25th case before the Supreme Court in 2019, and regularly argues in appellate courts across the country.


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2223 Bulletin

Thomas O. Barnett, Beth Brinkmann, Derek Ludwin The US Supreme Court holds that the claims of consumers purchasing apps from a Big Tech app store may proceed as they are direct purchasers of the Big Tech company (Apple / Pepper)


This article has been nominated for the 2020 Antitrust Writing Awards. Click here to learn more about the Antitrust Writing Awards. Appellate and Supreme Court On May 13, 2019, the Supreme Court (“the Court”) announced its 5-4 decision in Apple, Inc. v. Pepper, permitting iPhone users to (...)


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