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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 2015 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, White & Case has 1878 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

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As Iceland nears a final milestone in its economic recovery from the 2008 financial meltdown, the island nation has a team of foreign law firms and domestic lawyers to thank for resolving its bank insolvency crisis.

Baker & McKenzie Tokyo Taps New Disputes Partner

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : July 03, 2015

Former White & Case lawyer Joel Greer specializes in international arbitration.

Facebook Legal Likes Long-Term Relationships

David Ruiz : The Recorder : July 02, 2015

Two years after Colin Stretch took over as GC, his department continues to send most legal work to three firms.

Going Local in Singapore

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : July 01, 2015

A handful of international firms have obtained a Qualifying Foreign Law Practice license, which allows them to hire Singapore-qualified lawyers and practice some local law. Others say it's not worth the trouble.

A Taste of India

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : July 01, 2015

A few firms set up shop in India during a previous liberalization campaign. Then a lawsuit brought by an Indian lawyers' group shut them down.

Will India Open the Door to Foreign Lawyers?

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : July 01, 2015

Global law firms are keeping a cautious eye on India as the government moves closer to lifting the protectionist regulations that have barred foreign firms from the country.

Big Deals

Rebecca Geiger : Global Lawyer News : July 01, 2015

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Paul Hastings Poaches Foursome, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : July 01, 2015

A leading structured finance team leaves Ashurst for Paul Hastings; a Quinn Emanuel associate development director moves on; Dentons closes on a combination; DLA Piper bolts on a boutique Down Under; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Singapore: A Tough Market, But Law Firms Can't Stay Away

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : July 01, 2015

As the gateway to Southeast Asia, Singapore continues to be a hot spot for global law firms. To thrive in such a competitive legal market, firms need to be smart about where they invest their resources.

Same-Sex Marriage Wins in Historic Supreme Court Ruling

Tony Mauro and Marcia Coyle : New York Law Journal : June 29, 2015

Same-sex couples have a constitutionally protected right to marry, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Friday in a history-making victory for the gay civil rights movement.

Musical Chairs at Kirkland & Ellis; Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 28, 2015

Kirkland snags a top London tax partner but loses three others; McKenna Long & Aldridge sees more lateral movement ahead of its deal with Dentons; Shearman & Sterling opens in Saudi Arabia; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Deal Watch: Cravath Goes Big on Groceries and Unsolicited Bids

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : June 25, 2015

The Am Law 100 firm took the lead this week for clients such as The Williams Companies, Cigna and Delhaize on a trio of potential deals totaling some $124 billion in value.

White & Case Acts for Temasek, CVC on US Pharma Deal

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : June 24, 2015

The Singaporean sovereign wealth fund and London-based CVC Capital Partners have acquired a majority stake in New Jersey-based Alvogen that values the company at $2 billion.

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Kim Kleman, editor-in-chief : The American Lawyer : June 23, 2015

We've uncovered some sobering statistics in our special report on women in Big Law.

On the Move

: The Recorder : June 22, 2015

New hires, promotions, appointments and awards in-house, at firms, and in government and academia.

Another Kaye Scholer Practice Leader Heads to Hughes Hubbard

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 22, 2015

Robert Bell, co-head of Kaye Scholer's antitrust practice in Washington, D.C., has joined Hughes Hubbard & Reed as a partner. Bell is the third practice leader to leave Kaye Scholer in recent weeks.

Freshfields' U.S. Hiring Spree Continues, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 17, 2015

The Magic Circle firm snags a senior Simpson Thacher & Bartlett civil litigation partner in New York; Sheppard Mullin adds a three-lawyer IP team from Pillsbury; King & Spalding opens in Tokyo; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : June 15, 2015

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

Preventing Genocide

: New York Law Journal : June 11, 2015

The Auschwitz Institute for Peace and Reconciliation has published a booklet highlighting policies implemented by various countries, including Kenya, Mexico and Paraguay, to prevent genocide and other atrocities.

Davis Polk Plans Leadership Change in Tokyo

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : June 11, 2015

Linklaters Hong Kong partner Jon Gray will relocate to join the firm in Japan, taking over for soon-to-retire Tokyo managing partner Theodore Paradise.

McKenna Long Departures Mount, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 10, 2015

Ahead of its proposed combination with Dentons, more partners have left McKenna Long & Aldridge, even as the latter makes a hire of its own; Latham & Watkins lands another O'Melveny & Myers rainmaker; Nelson Mullins and Barnes & Thornburg open new offices; Delta Air Lines taps Dorsey & Whitney for a new legal chief; and more notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Withers Launches in Tokyo With MoFo Hires

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : June 09, 2015

The U.K. private wealth boutique has hired former Morrison & Foerster tax specialists Chizuko Tomita and Takeo Mizutani to lead its newest office in Asia, while former Singapore partner Eric Roose will serve as head of international corporate tax in Asia.

Littler Cuts 113 California Employees

David Ruiz : The Recorder : June 09, 2015

The layoffs, part of a plan to relocate back-office business functions to Kansas City, don't affect attorneys.

What Dentons Gets From McKenna Merger After Departures

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : June 09, 2015

Skeptics accuse global megafirm Dentons of growing for growth's sake, especially after its January combination with a 4,000-lawyer Chinese firm, Dacheng. That move made Dentons the largest firm in the world with 6,500 lawyers.

Deals and More Deals as Mexico Finally Opens

Susan Postlewaite : Daily Business Review : June 09, 2015

International and Mexican law firms are riding a wave of new deals as Mexico moves ahead with bold plans to open its national energy sector to foreign and private investment for the first time in 76 years.

White & Case, Clifford Chance on Indonesia $2B Sukuk

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : June 08, 2015

The issuance is the Southeast Asian country's largest ever single tranche of dollar-denominated Islamic bonds.

Amicus Brief Links Citizens, Workers' Comp Cases

Noreen Marcus : Daily Business Review : June 08, 2015

Workers' compensation attorneys are linking a bad faith case decided in favor of Citizens Property Insurance and state law on attorney fees in workers' comp case.

ALM Announces 2015 Transatlantic Legal Award Winners

: The Am Law Daily : June 05, 2015

At a London event, lawyers and firms are honored for excellence in transatlantic matters involving corporate, finance and litigation work, innovation, commitment to pro bono, outstanding transatlantic strategy and rising stars under 40.

Texas' Top Deals of 2014

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : June 04, 2015

The following deals, involving at least one Texas-based company, were announced in 2014. Sources include Texas Lawyer, The Am Law Daily, Thomson Reuters and corporate press releases.

Lawyers Net $528 Million in Price-Fixing Settlements

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : June 01, 2015

With case near trial, Panasonic, Hitachi and other electronics manufacturers agreed to settle indirect-purchaser claims over cathode ray tubes.