Keir D. Gumbs

Partner at Covington & Burling LLP

Keir D. Gumbs

Keir D. Gumbs

Partner at Covington & Burling LLP

Biography

Keir D. Gumbs is Partner at Covington & Burling LLP.

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Number of Awards

5

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Partner at Covington & Burling LLP

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Partner at Covington & Burling LLP

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Partner at Winston & Strawn LLP

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Co-Chair of the Venture Capital/Emerging Company Practice Group at Covington & Burling LLP

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Partner at Covington & Burling LLP

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Senior Counsel at Covington & Burling LLP

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Deputy General Counsel at Uber Technologies, Inc.

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Partner at Covington & Burling LLP

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Of Counsel at Covington & Burling LLP

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Keir D. Gumbs
Partner at Covington & Burling LLP
Education
Juris Doctorate
Class of 1999

The University of Pennsylvania Law School, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the law school of the University of Pennsylvania. A member of the Ivy League, it is among the oldest and most selective law schools in the nation. It is currently ranked 7th overall by U.S. News & World Report, and 1st in terms of career prospects by the Princeton Review, a rank awarded also by the National Law Journal based on placement of graduates in top law firms.It offers the degrees of Juris Doctor (J.D.), Master of Laws (LL.M.), Master of Comparative Laws (LL.C.M.), and Doctor of the Science of Law (S.J.D.).

B.A. Degree
Class of 1996

The Ohio State University, commonly referred to as Ohio State or OSU, is a public research university in Columbus, Ohio. Founded in 1870, as a land-grant university and ninth university in Ohio with the Morrill Act of 1862, the university was originally known as the Ohio Agricultural and Mechanical College.

Memberships
Member
Current

Founded in 1969, NIRI is the professional association of corporate officers and investor relations consultants responsible for communication among corporate management, shareholders, securities analysts and other financial community constituents. The largest professional investor relations association in the world, NIRI’s more than 3,300 members represent over 1,600 publicly held companies and $9 trillion in stock market capitalization.

Career History
Partner
2005 - Current

Covington & Burling LLP provides legal consulting services. They represent clients in litigation, white collar defense, transactional, governmental affairs, international, life sciences and other matters. The firm offers legal services related to intellectual property, international trade, mergers & acquisitions and tax practices. The company was founded by J. Harry Covington and Edward B. Burling on January 1, 1919 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Special Counsel in the Office of Chief Counsel-Division of Corporate Finance
1999 - 2005

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is an agency of the United States federal government. It holds primary responsibility for enforcing the federal securities laws and regulating the securities industry, the nation's stock and options exchanges, and other electronic securities markets in the United States. In addition to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 that created it, the SEC enforces the Securities Act of 1933, the Trust Indenture Act of 1939, the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the Sarbanes–Oxley Act of 2002, and other statutes. The SEC was created by Section 4 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

Boards & Committees
Co-Chair, Diversity Committee
Prior - 2015

Covington & Burling LLP provides legal consulting services. They represent clients in litigation, white collar defense, transactional, governmental affairs, international, life sciences and other matters. The firm offers legal services related to intellectual property, international trade, mergers & acquisitions and tax practices. The company was founded by J. Harry Covington and Edward B. Burling on January 1, 1919 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Member-Corporate Finance Committee
Current

The Bar Association of the District of Columbia was founded in 1871 and is the third oldest Bar Association in the nation (following the Boston City and New York City Bar Associations). BADC's members play a vital role in our city’s and nation’s advocacy system. The BADC is DC's voluntary bar and seeks to promote civility, justice and collegiality among members of the legal profession in the nation's capital.

Member, Board of Advisors
Current

Institute for Law and Economics at the University of Pennsylvania founded in 1980, has an ambitious agenda that is timelier than ever. The study of law and economics remains the most rapidly growing movement in legal scholarship and jurisprudence. Under the sponsorship of the Law School, the Wharton School, and the Department of Economics in Penn’s School of Arts and Sciences, the Institute has played a leading role in this expanding field.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$1,000 - $2,499
2018

Bread for the City, Inc. provides food, clothing and aid services. The firm offers medical care, dental care, social services, legal assistance and advocacy. The company was founded in 1974 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

$250 - $499
2017

PROVIDING LEGAL ASSISTANCE IN CIVIL, JUVENILE, AND RELATED MATTERS TO FINANCIALLY INDIGENT CLIENTS IN VIRGINIA.

$250 - $499
2015

TO PROVIDE CIVIL LEGAL AID TO INDIVIDUALS, FAMILIES, AND COMMUNITIES IN THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA WHO COULD NOT OTHERWISE AFFORD TO HIRE A LAWYER.

Political Donations
$250
2012

Former President of United States

$250
2008

Former President of United States

Transactions
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Oxford Immunotec Global Plc issued USD Ordinary Shares

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Tencent Holdings Ltd. purchases Supercell Oy from SoftBank Group Corp.

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Benchmark Capital Management Co. LLC, IDG Capital, Breyer Capital LLC, Sequoia Capital, Meritech Capital Partners, DAG Ventures LLC, Prosper Marketplace, Inc., NB Alternatives Advisers LLC, Phenomen Ventures Lp purchase BillGuard, Inc. from Bessemer Venture Partners, Khosla Ventures LLC, The Founders Fund Management LLC, P & L Advisors LLC, Founder Collective Management Co. LLC, SV Angel LLC, IA Ventures, Innovation Endeavors LLC

Awards & Honors
2012
National Association of Corporate Directors - Directorship 100, People to Watch
2011
National Association of Corporate Directors - Directorship 100, People to Watch
2011
Yale University - Millstein Center for Corporate Governance and Performance at the Yale School of Management - Rising Star of Corporate Governance
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