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Edward B. Burling Chair in International Law and Institutions

BurlingEdwardAttorney EDWARD B. BURLING established a Washington, DC, law firm with Harry Covington, a former Maryland congressman and chief justice of the DC Supreme Court. The firm remains prominent today. In the 1940s, Mr. Burling was one of the core group brought together by Paul Nitze and Christian Herter to establish the School of Advanced International Studies. Mr. Burling served on the school’s advisory council until his death in 1966.