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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 $1,440,000,000 in gross revenue in 2013, the firm placed 10th on The American Lawyer's 2014 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

Movers

: The National Law Journal : May 04, 2015

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

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.

The 2015 Am Law 100: Rich and Richer

: The American Lawyer : April 27, 2015

The American Lawyer's annual report on the nation's top-grossing law firms.

In-house Impact Winner: Sam O'Rourke, Facebook

Scott Graham : The Recorder : April 22, 2015

While going to trial is "always nerve-wracking," sometimes a company has to take a stand, says Facebook's IP chief.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : April 22, 2015

Announcements from Reed Smith, White & Case, Debevoise & Plimpton, Nixon Peabody, Winston & Strawn, Sidley Austin and the Eastern District U.S. Attorney's Office.

JPMorgan Chase Accuses Ex-Dewey Partner of Lying About Assets

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : April 22, 2015

The bank has filed a complaint against former Dewey & LeBoeuf partner John Altorelli, claiming he misrepresented his assets when he sought to delay repayment of a $500,000 loan he'd taken out in 2012.

EDPA Judge Rules Product-Hopping Not Anti-competitive

Gina Passarella : The Legal Intelligencer : April 21, 2015

Mylan Pharmaceuticals has lost its bid to deem an Australian producer of acne medication in violation of antitrust laws for alleged “product-hopping.”

New Hires Beget New Horizons, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 19, 2015

Goodwin Procter launches a London private equity practice; Dentons arrives in Budapest; Fox Rothschild opens in Chicago; Polsinelli puts down stakes in Nashville; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Philly Ruling Gives Actavis Ammunition in Namenda Case

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : April 17, 2015

Arnold & Porter's Lisa Blatt quickly pounced on a ruling by a Philadelphia federal judge that echoed her arguments earlier this week in a closely watched Second Circuit appeal related to Actavis' Alzheimer's drug Namenda.

Dentons Makes a Grand Budapest Bolt-On

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

Having recently announced mergers in the U.S. and China, the ever-expanding global legal giant is now adding a 30-strong team from White & Case in the Hungarian capital. The move is essentially another merger, as Dentons will absorb the entire local affiliate of White & Case, a firm that opened in Budapest in 1990.

Lincoln Road Church at Center of Redevelopment Battle

Eleazar David Melendez : Daily Business Review : April 15, 2015

A yearlong bureaucratic and political battle over a proposed Lincoln Road development has moved to court, pitting preservationists against a prominent developer with grand plans for the future.

Smith Gambrell Reports Another Strong Year

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : April 14, 2015

Smith Gambrell & Russell posted a strong 2014 following a solid 2013.

Elisa D'Amico Named Attorney of the Year

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : April 14, 2015

K&L Gates partner Elisa D'Amico is named Attorney of the Year by the Daily Business Review, recognizing her work against revenge porn.

Watch our Attorney of the Year Presentation Live Tuesday Night

: Daily Business Review : April 13, 2015

On Tuesday evening, the Daily Business Review will be using Twitter's new live streaming tool, Periscope, to broadcast - live - our Attorney of the Year presentation from the Coral Gables Country Club.

Court To Hear Arguments in Actavis 'Product Hopping' Appeal

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : April 10, 2015

Arnold & Porter's Lisa Blatt will try to create important new precedent for the pharmaceutical industry—and save Actavtis' plan to extend patent protection for its blockbuster Alzheimer's drug Namenda.

Revel Casino Hotel Sold for $82M

Jennifer Genova (compiled from ThomsonReuters Financial and other sources) : New Jersey Law Journal : April 09, 2015

Atlantic City-based hotel and gaming resort Revel Casino Hotel has been sold for $82 million to Wellington, Fla.-based real estate investor Glenn Straub and his business entity, Polo North Country Club Inc.

Baker & McKenzie Recruits Stamford Partner in Singapore

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : April 09, 2015

Min-tze Lean was most recently a director at the former Stamford Law Corp.

Amicus Briefs Make the Case for Marriage Equality

Marcia Coyle : Supreme Court Brief : April 01, 2015

There are briefs by first responders, 303 former and sitting Republican government officials and activists, major churches and a former clerk to Justice Antonin Scalia who argues that "originalism" supports the right to same-sex marriage.

Freshfields Lifts Second Linklaters Partner in Three Weeks

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : March 31, 2015

Former Linklaters partner Thomas Ng is relocating from Beijing to join Freshfields three weeks after former Hong Kong partner David Ludwick made his own move to the rival Magic Circle firm.

US Business Opportunities in China's Clean Energy Sector

Barbara Yu Levy : Corporate Counsel : March 31, 2015

Companies that play it smart will be well positioned to leverage recent political developments and China's demand for low-cost renewable energy technologies into safe, lucrative and long-term business opportunities.

Sheppard Mullin Snags Babs' Second Cousin, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 31, 2015

Adam Streisand, head of Loeb & Loeb's trusts and estates litigation group, is headed to Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton; Hogan Lovells heads to Australia and hires a DLA Piper practice leader; Baker Botts bulks up in the Middle East; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

White & Case Hires Hong Kong Private Equity Partner

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : March 30, 2015

Former Linklaters counsel Kyungseok Kim is the second PE partner to join White & Case from the Magic Circle firm's Hong Kong office this year.

Corporate Scorecard: The Trends Driving Dealmaking

MP McQueen : The American Lawyer : March 30, 2015

Transactions work was up across the board in 2014, with record-setting years in M&A and capital markets activity.

Kirkland Taps New Tax Partner, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 29, 2015

Kirkland & Ellis loses two and hires one from Skadden; Wilmer expands in Denver; Winston & Strawn hires two more from Pillsbury and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

White & Case Taps New York Partner to Lead Asia

: The Asian Lawyer : March 25, 2015

Global banking practice leader Eric Berg has come east to take on the newly created role of Asia practice head.