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White & Case LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 1,895
  • Gross Revenues: $1,440,000,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $760,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $1,870,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -1

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, London, NY and Paris.

Firm Rankings

Survey Rank Year Over Year Change Description
Am Law 100 10 -1 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 10 -1 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

Creating Comprehensive Competitive Intelligence

Louise Tsang and Oz Benamram : Law Technology News : October 30, 2014

Part 1: Four scenarios for law firms that want to establish competitive intelligence teams.

When Hiring Workers Across Borders, Don't Misclassify

Rebekah Mintzer : Corporate Counsel : October 30, 2014

U.S. companies aren't facing the dangers of employee classification solely on domestic turf or under domestic employment laws.

Structuring, Staffing and Sourcing Competitive Intelligence Teams

Louise Tsang and Oz Benamram : Law Technology News : October 30, 2014

Part 2: To build an effective competitive intelligence team involves nuanced, challenging planning.

Pro Bono Recognition

: New York Law Journal : October 29, 2014

As part of National Pro Bono Celebration Week, the New York State Courts Access to Justice Program, New York State Bar Association and the New York County Lawyers' Association honored attorneys from NYCLA's pro bono programs on Thursday.

Special Report: Big Law's Reality Check

Aric Press : The American Lawyer : October 29, 2014

Amid generally flat revenue but rising partner profits, four fundamental changes are roiling the legal marketplace. Is your firm prepared?

Family of Man Executed in Cuba Denied Access to Funds

Mark Hamblett : New York Law Journal : October 29, 2014

The family of the late Robert Fuller, whom the Castro regime arrested and executed by firing squad in 1960, cannot access electronic funds frozen in banks under U.S. government sanctions against Cuba to satisfy a default judgment, the Second Circuit has ruled.

Greenberg's Hilarie Bass, David Coulson, Most Effective Lawyer Finalists. See Who Else Was Named

Review staff : Daily Business Review : October 28, 2014

The South Florida lawyers will be honored at an event Dec. 5 at the JW Marriott Miami at 1109 Brickell Ave. in Miami.

Methodical Precision — Swiftly and Efficiently

Sheri Qualters : The National Law Journal : October 27, 2014

Morrison's Levitt took on opponents in ResCap's monumental bankruptcy and orchestrated a tidy win.


: The National Law Journal : October 27, 2014

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

Willkie Adds Another Ex-Kirkland Partner, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter and Wenxiong Zhang : The Am Law Daily : October 24, 2014

Eight months after leaving Kirkland & Ellis for McDermott Will & Emery, private equity partner Leonard Klingbaum is on the move again; Greenberg Traurig hires a former California Senate leader; Weil, Gotshal & Manges adds a high-yield partner in London; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

NY High Court Upholds Rule Shielding Foreign Bank Branches

Julie Triedman : The Litigation Daily : October 23, 2014

In a decision with major implications for New York and its resident global financial institutions, the state's highest court ruled Thursday that banks with New York branches needn't turn over customers' overseas assets to claimants attempting to enforce U.S. court judgments.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : October 22, 2014

Kramer Levin, White & Case, Borah Goldstein and Bracewell & Giuliani have each added attorneys, while White & Case has promoted four attorneys to partner.

Baker & McKenzie Adds a Partner in Singapore

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : October 21, 2014

Chen Yih Pong was formerly a capital markets partner at WongPartnership.

Report: Rents Up, Square Footage Down for Am Law 200 Firms

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : October 20, 2014

The downsizing trend for office space continues but is starting to slow as many firms already have given up space per lawyer to save money, according to the latest survey by commercial real estate services company Jones Lang LaSalle.

Workers' Comp Test Cases Before Florida Supreme Court

Noreen Marcus : Daily Business Review : October 20, 2014

Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Jorge Cueto's finding that workers' comp fails to provide "a reasonable alternative remedy to the tort remedy it supplanted" would upend a system that dates to the Great Depression.

Russian Legal Market Turns Bearish for International Firms

Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : October 19, 2014

As sanctions have dried up cross-border deal flow in Russia, U.S. firms are feeling the pinch.

Edwards Wildman's Tech Cochair Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 18, 2014

Another Edwards Wildman Palmer partner departs ahead of the firm's proposed merger later this year with Locke Lord; a Bingham partner heads to the FCC; Fried Frank and Kirkland & Ellis add a pair of new partners; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Associates Class of 2014: M-Q

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 17, 2014

The highlights the state's up-and-coming attorneys in the Associates Class of 2014.

Asia Deal Digest: Oct. 16, 2014

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : October 16, 2014

*Simpson Thacher, Sullivan & Cromwell lead two Tokyo IPOs worth $2.6 billion*Morgan Lewis guides Kazakhstan through its first dollar bond issue in 14 years*Skadden acts on the first listing by a Malaysian company in the U.S.

Ashurst Hires Again in Hong Kong

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : October 15, 2014

Regulatory partner Ben Hammond joins from Slaughter and May's London office.

Morgan Lewis on Kazakhstan's $2.5B Bond Offer

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : October 15, 2014

White & Case advised the underwriters on the Central Asian country's first dollar notes issuance in fourteen years.

Dickstein Shapiro IP Group Defects, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 14, 2014

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips adds a three-partner West Coast IP team from struggling Dickstein Shapiro; Boies Schiller loses a litigator to Barclays, but grabs Al Franken's former general counsel; Davis Polk and Willkie Farr bring back partners from public service; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Baker & McKenzie Adds Arbitration Partner in Singapore

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : October 13, 2014

Nandakumar Ponniya joins the Chicago-based firm after five years with White & Case.

Legal Department Leads Freeport in New Direction

Mary Alice Robbins : Texas Lawyer : October 13, 2014

Blank Rome Whistleblower Group Defects, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 10, 2014

One of the few whistleblower practices at an Am Law 100 firm is heading out on its own; fast-growing Parker Ibrahim & Berg raids Edwards Wildman Palmer to branch out in Boston; Ballard Spahr's mortgage banking head goes in-house; and more notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

In-House at Large Public Companies

: New Jersey Law Journal : October 08, 2014

Chart tracking In-House Counsel at Large Public Companies.

King & Spalding Raids Bingham in London, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 07, 2014

Bingham McCutchen has one partner left in London following the departure of a restructuring specialist for King & Spalding, which lost the founder of its London office to General Electric. Meanwhile, Schiff Hardin heads to Dallas, along with other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

D.C. Moves

: The National Law Journal : October 06, 2014

Lateral moves at Bryan Cave, Dentons, Manatt Phelps and Venable in this week's column.

Two Am Law 100 Firms Double Down on Overseas Investments

Nathalie Pierrepont : The Am Law Daily : October 06, 2014

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius has doubled down in Kazakhstan with an office in the country's new capital Astana. Meanwhile, Baker & McKenzie's Saudi affiliate, Legal Advisors, Abdulaziz I. Al-Ajlan & Partners, announced its opening of an office in Jeddah.

White & Case Wins Arbitration Victory for Hungary

Jan Wolfe : Global Lawyer News : October 06, 2014

An ICSID panel found for Hungary in a €300 million investor-state arbitration over a canceled mega-casino backed by U.S. billionaire Ronald Lauder.