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White & Case LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 1,914
  • Gross Revenues: $1,523,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $795,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $2,020,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -2

White & Case is a New York-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2016 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, White & Case has 1914 attorneys and is the 7th largest firm in the United States.  With $1,523,500,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 12th on The American Lawyer's 2016 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2015 Global 100 survey, White & Case ranked as the 16th 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 12 -2 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 12 -2 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 9 0 Lawyer head count
The A-List 42 7 Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 22 14 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 1 0 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 93 -219 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 94 0 Summer programs

In the News

Deal Watch: White & Case Tops First-Half Transactional Rankings

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : July 07, 2016

Those controversial deal tables are out again, with White & Case, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, Sullivan & Cromwell and Davis Polk & Wardwell all jockeying for position as the quarterly so-called King of M&A.

Orrick Makes Key Additions, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 06, 2016

Three new laterals at Orrick; a pair of Honigman practice leaders land at Foley & Lardner; Gibson Dunn recruits from the Justice Department; Latham & Watkins welcomes a top SEC official; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Big Deals

Rebecca Geiger : Focus Europe : July 01, 2016

The law firms with roles in the largest recent M&A deals across Europe.

Arbitration Pledge for Diversity Met With Skepticism in South Florida and Latin America

Monika Gonzalez Mesa : Daily Business Review : June 29, 2016

A pledge that aims to increase the number of women in international arbitration has gained the support of hundreds of people and organizations worldwide, but the response from attorneys in South Florida and Latin America has been less enthusiastic.

U.S. Firms Ponder London Adjustments in Wake of Brexit

Jennifer Henderson, Nell Gluckman and Gina Passarella : New York Law Journal : June 28, 2016

The United Kingdom's historic vote to leave the European Union came among one of the busiest lateral hiring sprees by U.S. law firms in London, but that growth may be put to the test as clients themselves ponder exiting the market.

Deal Watch: London Falls, But M&A Must Carry On

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : June 27, 2016

While Friday's Brexit vote has likely cast a potential shadow over cross-border M&A activity, a number of timely billion-dollar tie-ups were announced amid the U.K.'s decision to leave the European Union.

Florida Firms Aren't Jumping to Match Cravath Pay Scale

Jennifer Henderson : Daily Business Review : June 24, 2016

When it comes to matching Cravath, Swaine & Moore's base salary bump for associates — which will see first-years earn $180,000 and eighth-years rake in $315,000 — firms with big Florida bases are a mixed bag, with the definition of "top of market" becoming increasingly nuanced.

EY Hires Norton Rose Fulbright Partner As Big Four Continue Push Into Law

Chris Johnson : The Am Law Daily : June 21, 2016

The Big Four accounting firms are continuing to invest heavily in their legal services arms, expanding their presence in the Americas even as their footprint grows in the United Kingdom.

Covington, Slaughter and May on Tencent's $8.6B Gaming Deal

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : June 21, 2016

The Shenzhen-based technology company is leading a consortium to buy an 84.3 percent stake in game developer Supercell from Japan's SoftBank and the game maker's employees. The deal, Tencent's largest-ever acquisition, values Supercell at $10.2 billion.

Law Firms Make Slow Progress on Diversity

: The American Lawyer : June 21, 2016

How do the country's largest law firms stack up when it comes to hiring minorities?

Miami's Landmark Southeast Financial Center on Market

Carla Vianna : Daily Business Review : June 15, 2016

The 55-story tower and 15-story garage being offered by JPMorgan Chase is expected to trade for north of $645 million.

Sullivan & Cromwell Faces Fee Challenge in Primorsk Bankruptcy

Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : June 15, 2016

As S&C dips its toes into debtor's side Chapter 11 work for Arctic tanker company Primorsk, a creditor says that the firm might have squandered $2 million in hourly billings.

Cooley Hires Back Ex-Partner, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 13, 2016

Former eBay general counsel Michael Jacobson returns to Cooley in Silicon Valley; a Kirkland & Ellis seeks a shave; Greenberg Traurig grows in Israel; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.