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White & Case LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 1,878
  • Gross Revenues: $1,503,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $800,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $2,005,000
  • Year Over Year Change: 0

White & Case is a New York-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2014 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, White & Case has 1895 attorneys and is the 9th largest firm in the United States.  With $1,503,000,000 in gross revenue in 2014, the firm placed 10th on The American Lawyer's 2015 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2013 Global 100 survey, White & Case ranked as the 14th highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in CA, DC, FL and NY.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 10 0 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 10 0 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 9 -3 Lawyer head count
The A-List 48 -5 Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 36 -14 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 2 4 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 93 -219 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 94 0 Summer programs

In the News

Minority Ranks at Large Firms Show Little Growth

MP McQueen : The American Lawyer : May 28, 2015

The percentage of minorities at large law firms hasn't changed much in seven years, our Diversity Scorecard shows.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : May 25, 2015

New arrivals and laterals in this week's column.

Actavis Injunction Survives Second Circuit Appeal

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : May 23, 2015

Arnold & Porter's Lisa Blatt didn't fare any better than White & Case in fending off New York's efforts to block a "forced switch" to a new version of Actavis' Alzheimer's drug, Namenda.

Reed Smith to Open in Frankfurt

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : May 22, 2015

Reed Smith is set to open an office in Frankfurt, Germany, on June 1 with the addition of seven lawyers from four different firms. The new location, which will focus heavily on the financial services industry, will be managed from the firm's 10-year-old Munich office.

Deal Watch: Four Am Law 100 Firms Prescribed Work on CVS-Omnicare Merger

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : May 21, 2015

Firms Prescribed Work on $12.7 Billion CVS, Omnicare Deal

White & Case Boosts India Practice With New Hire

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : May 19, 2015

Deals specialist Pradyumna Mysoor was most recently with Linklaters in Hong Kong.

Gordon Silver's Last Name Partner Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter and Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : May 19, 2015

Dickinson Wright hires a name partner from struggling Las Vegas legal mainstay Gordon Silver; Jones Day hires a Kelley Drye & Warren practice leader; Sidley Austin snags two partners in Houston and Singapore; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Sidley Austin Lures White & Case Singapore Partner

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : May 18, 2015

Former Indonesia practice head Charlie Wilson has joined Sidley's mergers and acquisitions and private equity group.

US vs. UK: Which Firms Have the Best India Practices?

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : May 18, 2015

A new ranking from London-based RSG Consulting shows that U.S. firms continue to take market share in India, challenging the dominant position once held by their U.K. peers.

Musical Chairs at Squire Patton Boggs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 15, 2015

As the one-year anniversary of the firm's creation draws near, several more Squire Patton Boggs partners seek new homes; Baker & Hostetler brings on roughly 30 lawyers from McKenna Long & Aldridge ahead of the latter's June 1 merger with Dentons; Boies, Schiller & Flexner bags another federal prosecutor; Greenberg Traurig grows in Poland; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Norton Rose Fulbright Adds Another Projects Partner in Jakarta

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : May 13, 2015

Second White & Case former Indonesian associate firm partner Nadia Soraya found home.

Accounting Firm's Legal Arm Expands in London, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 13, 2015

EY Legal, the legal services unit of accounting giant Ernst & Young, launches a financial regulatory practice in London with 12 lawyers from two Am Law 100 firms; Foley Hoag opens in New York; a senior Wilmer partner goes in-house; a Cravath partner departs; more machinations at McKenna Long & Aldridge; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

China's Broad & Bright Hires Siemens In-house Counsel

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : May 12, 2015

Libin Zhang returns to the firm two years after leaving it to head the German company's Asia in-house M&A team.

The American Lawyer Announces Transatlantic Legal Awards Finalists for 2015

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 12, 2015

The American Lawyer announced this week the finalists of its 2015 Transatlantic Legal Awards. These awards recognize law firms for excellence in handling transatlantic matters across the key areas of corporate, finance and disputes, as well as highlighting law firm innovation, commitment to pro bono, outstanding transatlantic strategy and in-house leaders.

Dentons Shuttering Singapore Office on Heels of Dacheng Combination

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : May 12, 2015

The global legal giant will close its banking and finance outpost in Singapore as a result of its tie-up with China's Dacheng, a union that creates the world's largest law firm with 6,600 lawyers.

Baker & McKenzie Jakarta Member Firm Adds Partner

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : May 11, 2015

Mita Djajadiredja returns to Hadiputranto, Hadinoto & Partners two year after leaving to form an association with White & Case.

Three Firms See Departures Continue, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 11, 2015

McKenna Long & Aldridge, O'Melveny & Myers and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman see more partners peel away; a former Bingham McCutchen tax partner rejoins her former colleagues at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius; a Latham & Watkins antitrust litigator launches her own boutique; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Squire Patton Team Arranges Notes, Loan to Cover Puerto Rico's Revenue Gap

: Daily Business Review : May 11, 2015

Attorneys Pedro Hernandez and Niyala Harrison at Squire Patton Boggs pushed through a major public financing deal after Puerto Rico's credit rating was cut.

Mine in Peru Sold for $7 Billion to Meet Antitrust Dictates

: Daily Business Review : May 11, 2015

Fernando de la Hoz focused on the merger side and liaising with Peruvian counsel as a Chinese consortium bought the cooper mine.

A Conversation With The Minister for Law in Singapore

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : May 11, 2015

Speaking with The Asian Lawyer, Minister K. Shanmugam outlines his vision of building the city state into the New York of Southeast Asia's legal services.

Attorney Part of Solution to Keep Panama Canal Project on Track

: Daily Business Review : May 11, 2015

Jerry Brodsky was called to represent Zurich North America, which held a $400 million performance bond and became the key link between the rival parties in Panama.

K&L Gates Absorbs Austin Shop, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 05, 2015

Despite a recent spate of departures, K&L Gates absorbed three-partner Moltz Morton & Glenn in Austin, Texas; Cozen O'Connor brings on a 10-lawyer state attorneys general group from Dickstein Shapiro; White & Case raids Clifford Chance in the Middle East; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : May 04, 2015

Lateral moves and new arrivals in this week's column.

Two Days Two Rejected Discipline Appeals. Florida Supreme Court Says Try Again

Noreen Marcus : Daily Business Review : May 04, 2015

If it seems like the justices are toughening their stance on judicial misconduct, that's because they are.

A Return To Court For Sudan

Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : May 04, 2015

For almost a decade, Sudanese officials largely ignored lawsuits in the United States that accused the country of aiding terrorists who bombed two U.S. embassies in 1998. Billions of dollars in damages were awarded to victims and their families. Sudan last year jumped back in.

Sweet Briar Closure Draws in White & Case

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : May 03, 2015

A top bankruptcy and restructuring lawyer from Miami and Manhattan heads to horse country.

McKenna Defections Mount Ahead of Merger, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 02, 2015

Covington & Burling and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman pick up partners from McKenna Long & Aldridge as the latter prepares to merge with Dentons; Kirkland & Ellis and Mayer Brown make European antitrust hires; a Sidley Austin litigator flies solo; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

White & Case Wins Singapore License Renewal

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : April 28, 2015

A year after earning only a temporary extension of its Qualifying Foreign Law Practice license, the New York-based firm has been approved to practice local law for an additional four years.

White & Case Hits the $2 Million Mark

Michael D. Goldhaber : The American Lawyer : April 27, 2015

A 7 percent rise in profits pushes the firm over the threshold.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : April 27, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.