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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 and NY.

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

Chadbourne Opens New Office in Johannesburg

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : January 28, 2015

Chadbourne & Parke will open the South African outpost on Feb. 2, to be headed by Lido Fontana, a former project finance partner from one of the country's top corporate firms.

To Cut Expenses, More Firms Are Opening Back Offices

Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : January 27, 2015

A stumbling block for some has been the up-front costs; it can take four years to see a return on investment.

White & Case Recruits Linklaters Partner in Hong Kong

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : January 26, 2015

Peggy Wang is expected to join the U.S. firm's corporate practice in April.

McDermott Taps New COO, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 25, 2015

Two firms shuffling their COOs saw partners depart in January; DLA Piper and Kirkland & Ellis make some high-profile labor and employment hires; Quinn Emanuel grows in Houston; Wilmer raids MoFo for a new cybersecurity chair; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Dentons, Dacheng Deal Sets Legal Industry Abuzz

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : January 22, 2015

While law firm leaders and legal observers marvel at the scope and scale of the tie-up between Dentons and China's Dacheng to create the world's largest firm, several also wonder how the two sides will pull off such a massive undertaking, and whether it will ultimately be successful.

Gibson Dunn Adds New Singapore Partner

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : January 21, 2015

Robson Lee is moving over after 20 years at local outfit Shook Lin & Bok.

White & Case Team Arranges $1.3 Billion Package for Chile's Subway Expansion

Mary Hladky : Daily Business Review : January 20, 2015

Carlos Viana and his White & Case team represented the state-owned operator of Santiago, Chile's subway system in obtaining $1.3 billion in financing.

The SEC's On a Long Winning Streak

Jenna Greene : The National Law Journal : January 19, 2015

As criticism mounts that its in-house forum is unfair, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission won every administrative case last year, according to an analysis by The National Law Journal.

Leading 2014 M&A Transactions

: New Jersey Law Journal : January 15, 2015

The leading M&As of 2014, where the target or acquirer was based in NJ.

This Week's Deals

David Ruiz : The Recorder : January 15, 2015

A roundup of transactions involving Bay Area lawyers and companies.

New Jersey M&A Market Finally Rebounds in 2014

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : January 15, 2015

It proved to be a strong rebound year in 2014 for mergers and acquisitions in the U.S., and dealmaking involving New Jersey corporations was no exception. It's a long-awaited development M&A lawyers chalked up largely to a return of confidence to the marketplace.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : January 14, 2015

Promotions and new additions at Sidley Austin, White & Case, Baker & McKenzie, Mishcon de Reya, O'Melveny & Myers, Alston & Bird and Reed Smith.

After Long Careers, Am Law Luminaries Look to New Horizons

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 14, 2015

From Akin's John Dowd to Vinson & Elkins' Joe Dilg, the start of 2015 has led some lions of the bar to retire. Some, like Dilg, are leaving Am Law 100 life early to try their hand on the business side, while others, such as Baker Botts' Robert Jordan and McGuireWoods' Richard Lieberman, are preparing for book tours.

Edwards Wildman, MoFo Hires Spur Cooley's Launch in London

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : January 12, 2015

Cooley announced Monday that the firm would open an office in London with 55 lawyers—20 of them partners—from Edwards Wildman Palmer and Morrison & Foerster. The move marks Cooley's second international office opening.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : January 12, 2015

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

Big Firms Hire in Bulk, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Davis Wright Tremaine and Dentons absorb two small shops; Cadwalader adds a seven-strong team from Latham & Watkins; a former senator signs on at DLA Piper; McDermott's European antitrust head goes in-house; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Revel Casino Sells for $95M

Jennifer Genova (compiled from ThomsonReuters Financial and other sources) : New Jersey Law Journal : January 08, 2015

Wellington, Fla.-based country club Polo North Country Club, the legal entity of businessman Glenn Straub, announced on Jan. 5 that it has purchased Atlantic City, N.J., hotel and casino Revel at auction for about $95 million.

Former Dewey GC Heads to Hinshaw

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : January 06, 2015

Hinshaw & Culbertson, the go-to firm for law firms facing ethics and professional malpractice concerns, announced Monday that Janis Meyer, Dewey & LeBoeuf's longtime general counsel, joined the firm as a partner on Jan. 1.

Star Litigators Depart, Plus (Many) More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 06, 2015

An array of high-profile litigators from Irell & Manella and Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi are starting their own firms as January's annual “running of the laterals” begins. Also, Hinshaw & Culbertson hires Dewey & LeBoeuf's former general counsel; a Bingham McCutchen partner and ex-Cadwalader leader find new homes; Blank Rome opens in Pittsburgh; Greenberg Traurig goes to Tokyo; Quinn Emanuel heads to Seattle; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Attorneys Helps Banking Syndicate in $400 Million Loan

Adolfo Pesquera : Daily Business Review : January 06, 2015

Norberto Quintana of Holland & Knight helped a Colombian bank obtain a $400 million loan facility from JPMorgan, Wells Fargo and two Japanese banking entities.

Greenberg Traurig Raids Rivals to Launch in Japan

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : January 05, 2015

The U.S. firm has opened its third Asian office in Tokyo by recruiting partners from DLA Piper and White & Case.

Gibson Dunn Hires in Singapore

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : January 05, 2015

Jamie Thomas joins the Los-Angeles firm's finance team as a partner from White & Case.

Court Hears Call to Bolster Access-to-Justice Lawyer Fees

Joel Stashenko : New York Law Journal : January 05, 2015

A government agency's attempt to reduce the shelter allowance of a disabled woman has prompted the state Court of Appeals to take up what advocates for low-income New Yorkers say is an important access-to-justice issue for individuals before state government.

Continental Breakfast: After the Magic Circle, A New Start

Chris Johnson : Focus Europe : January 01, 2015

Former Ashurst senior partner Charlie Geffen dishes about his move to Gibson Dunn

The Asia 50: Growth Spurt

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : January 01, 2015

Our annual survey names the biggest law firms in the Asia-Pacific region. This time, we found more law firms embracing ambitious expansion plans.

Big Deals

Rebecca Geiger : Focus Europe : January 01, 2015

Billion-dollar transactions in France, the United Kingdom, Germany, Spain, Italy, and the Nordic countries.

Big Deals

Rebecca Geiger : The Asian Lawyer : January 01, 2015

Asia's Biggest-Ticket Recent Transactions

Lawyer Leads White & Case Team on $260 Million Project

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : December 30, 2014

Carlos Viana led White & Case lawyers from Miami, Mexico City, London and New York City in negotiating and drafting three ship-or-pay agreements as well as financing documents with four different banks.

The Global Lawyer: In the Case of Vultures v. Deadbeats, the Market Is Winning

Michael Goldhaber : The Litigation Daily : December 24, 2014

The courts are at an impasse with Argentine bonds. But capital markets have moved on.

Lawyers Negotiate Purchase of Natural Gas Facility

Adolfo Pesquera : Daily Business Review : December 23, 2014

The Alvarez Arrieta & Diaz-Silveira firm negotiated the $168 million acquisition of a natural gas processing plant for a consortium of Trinidad and Tobago government agencies.