Title: Partner, Attorney
Company: Covington & Burling
Location: Aldie, Virginia, United States
Eugene Gulland, Partner and Attorney at Covington & Burling, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in arbitration and trial law.
Mr. Gulland prepared for his career at Princeton University, earning a Bachelor of Arts in 1969, and continued his academic pursuits at Yale University, where he graduated with a JD in 1972. He has been admitted to practice law by the D.C. Bar, the Virginia State Bar, the U.S. Supreme Court, and the First, Second, Third, Fourth, Sixth, Seventh, Ninth, D.C. and Federal Circuits of the U.S. Court of Appeals. In addition, Mr. Gulland has been licensed to practice law in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, the Eastern District of Virginia, as well as the districts of Maryland, Arizona and Indiana. In 1973, he accepted a position as an associate at Covington & Burling, where he worked until 1980, when he became a partner at Covington & Burling. Currently, he continues to work as an attorney and partner at the firm, and is a member of the International Arbitration Institute, the American Judicature Society and the National Association of College and University Attorneys.
In high school, Mr. Gulland developed an interest in the law through his passion for the debate team. He decided he wanted to work for a small law firm during the summer and sent out letters requesting a position, eventually landing a spot at Anderson Banks & Anderson in Mount Kisco, New York. He cites Judge William Banks as a mentor, and when he began his career at Covington & Burling, he was mentored by William Allen and Howard C. Westward. Throughout his career, Mr. Gulland took on many cases which others warned him had a small chance of success, but through time and hard work, he and his firm managed to turn those situations around. In addition, he is interested in land preservation and serves as senior counsel for various land preservation organizations. He is the director of the Piedmont Environmental Council, and is the longtime director and former chair of the board of Oatland’s Historic House and Gardens. Mr. Gulland also owns the Mount Pleasant Farm in Aldie, Virginia.
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