Jimmie M. Covington

Baker & McKenzie LLP


Jimmie M. Covington is an associate in Baker McKenzie's Corporate & Securities Practice Group in Chicago. Prior to joining the Firm, Jimmie was a student-attorney in the Howard Investor Justice and Education Clinic, a member of the Securities & Exchange Commission Student Honors Program, and a senior editor of the Howard Human and Civil Rights Law Review.

Practice Focus

Jimmie focuses his practice on domestic and cross-boarder mergers and acquisitions, global corporate reorganizations, corporate governance matters and securities law compliance. He also advises clients in connection with their investment activities and legal issues, including issues concerning FINRA regulations, the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 and the Investment Company Act of 1940.


  • Illinois~United States (2017)


  • Howard University School of Law (J.D.) (2016)
  • State University of New York at Albany (M.A.) (2012)
  • State University of New York at Albany (B.A.) (2009)


  • English