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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 49 -6 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

Freed Inmate Sues Hartford Police Over 1987 Conviction

Megan Spicer : The Connecticut Law Tribune : August 24, 2015

A Hartford man freed from prison after serving 27 years of a life sentence has filed a federal lawsuit against police and prosecutors, arguing they violated his constitutional rights by arresting and convicting him of a crime he did not commit.

Your Clients Want Alternative Fees: Is Your Firm Ready?

Chris Johnson : The American Lawyer : August 24, 2015

The billable hour may rule for now, but alternative fee arrangements are being used in almost every type of legal work, even in the largest transactions and disputes. Clients say they like the predictability; some firms are openly resistant. Who will win?

After Jones Day Raid, Greenberg Traurig Rebuilds Mexico City Outpost

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : August 21, 2015

The Miami-based Am Law 100 is the latest to ramp up its operations in Mexico, picking up the co-founders of Mexico City's Orrantia y Robles and a Jones Day labor law expert. The hires come two months after Jones Day hired Greenberg Traurig's local managing partner.

Ropes Reels in Cybersecurity Pros, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Two top data privacy and security partners leave McDermott Will & Emery for Ropes & Gray; Latham & Watkins hires again from Clifford Chance in Germany; and more notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Growing German Market Spurs Latest Latham Lateral Raid

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : August 18, 2015

In the the latest example of U.S. firms with merit-based compensation systems poaching from their lockstep Magic Circle rivals, Latham & Watkins has hired another partner in Germany from Clifford Chance.

Herbert Smith Freehills Trainee Lawyer Murdered in London

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : August 18, 2015

Elizabeth Nnyanzi, a 31-year-old contract paralegal and aspiring attorney with global legal giant Herbert Smith Freehills, was found dead Friday evening at her home in London. On Monday, a 23-year-old mechanic was charged with her killing.

UK Firms Eye Axiom-Like Outsourcing Biz in Asia

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : August 17, 2015

Eversheds and Allen & Overy hope to tap a new revenue source as the region's general counsel suffer the same pressures to cut costs as their peers in London and New York.

Lawyer's Murder Underlines Dangers of Practicing in Venezuela

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : August 13, 2015

The Miami legal community and members of the Venezuelan American Bar Assocation are reeling over the death of John Pate, the father of White & Case Miami associate who was murdered at his upscale Caracas home.

Hot Spot: Law Firms Consolidate in the Middle East

Chris Johnson : The American Lawyer : August 12, 2015

Is Dubai hotter than Abu Dhabi? Herbert Smith Freehills, Latham and Baker Botts think so.

White & Case Opens in Seoul

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : August 11, 2015

Korea practice head James Lee has relocated from Los Angeles to lead the three-partner office.

Deal Watch: Firms Guzzle Fees in Coca-Cola Bottling Merger

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : August 06, 2015

When Coca-Cola bottlers combine to create the largest independent bottler for the mega beverage brand, they need a fountain of law firms to seal the deal. Plus, the pharma M&A frenzy continues in our latest roundup of billion-dollar deals.

Judge Lets Spying Charges Against Banker Go Forward

: The Associated Press : July 30, 2015

A federal judge refused on Wednesday to throw out a spy case against a Russian banker, rejecting arguments that the U.S. government was overreaching by prosecuting a defendant who was openly working as an agent of a foreign government.

Big Deals: $54.2B Health Insurer Acquisition

Jasmine Grays : New York Law Journal : July 30, 2015

Anthem Inc. is buying rival Cigna Corp. for $48 billion in a deal that would create the nation's largest health insurer by enrollment, covering about 53 million U.S. patients. Also, Lockheed Martin will acquire Blackhawk helicopter maker Sikorsky Aircraft for $9 billion as it seeks greater access to the military and commercial helicopter market.

Deal Watch: Teva's Generics Buy Headlines Banner M&A Week

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : July 30, 2015

A bevy of transactions in the pharmaceutical industry and industrial sector in Europe helped make the past week a big one for M&A, with more than a dozen billion-dollar deals being announced.

K&L Gates Adds Two Amid Departure Wave, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

K&L Gates, which has watched more than 90 partners depart this year, saw another handful leave within the past week; Morrison & Foerster picks up an Asian litigation leader; O'Melveny & Myers adds one in London; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

White & Case Adds Local Partner in Singapore

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : July 28, 2015

Former Linklaters lawyer Jonathan Bowden joins the U.S. firm's mergers and acquisitions practice.

Big Deals

Jennifer Henderson : The American Lawyer : July 27, 2015

D.C. Moves: Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

Katelyn Polantz : The National Law Journal : July 24, 2015

A roundup of Washington, D.C. lateral moves and promotions.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : July 23, 2015

Carolina Fornos and Caroline Harcourt have rejoined Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman; Hugh Verrier, a project finance attorney, has been re-elected chairman of White & Case for a third consecutive term; and more.

Deal Watch: Am Law 100 Firms Circle Pair of $48 Billion Deals

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : July 23, 2015

Anthem's $48 billion takeover bid for Cigna and AT&T's successful $48 billion acquisition of DirecTV provided work for dozens of lawyers at Am Law 100 firms.

The American Lawyer Names 2015 Global Legal Award Winners

Michael D. Goldhaber : The Am Law Daily : July 23, 2015

The contest attracted 225 strong entries across 30 categories, and honors firms and legal departments involved in the globe's most distinguished deals, disputes and social initiatives.

Schiff Hardin and Steptoe Make Squire Hires, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Squire Patton Boggs sees more partners depart; two more lawyers peel away from O'Melveny & Myers; another IP litigator leaves Kenyon & Kenyon; and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Who's Winning Pay-for-Delay Suits Against Drugmakers?

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : July 21, 2015

Huge potential damages make these suits a tempting new target for plaintiffs lawyers. But they shouldn't expect easy victories.

Attorneys Ask Florida Justices to Reconsider Raising Bar Dues

Celia Ampel : Daily Business Review : July 20, 2015

A group of 522 attorneys is asking the Florida Supreme Court to reconsider its 4-3 ruling denying a petition allowing the Florida Bar board of governors to increase annual dues by up to $100.

Now for the Hard Part: Redistricting

Noreen Marcus : Daily Business Review : July 20, 2015

The Florida Supreme Court gave the Legislature 100 days to redraw eight districts and realign the boundaries of about 14 more, get voters to vet the new map and submit it to the court, which will oversee the process.

Swiss Miss: Winston & Strawn to Close Geneva Office

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : July 16, 2015

The firm has decided to consolidate its European arbitration practice and relocate its two Geneva partners by Sept. 30, 2015.

Deal Watch: Big Firms Feast on Billionaire's Deal Double

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : July 16, 2015

Several Global 100 firms picked up work this week on a pair of acquisitions by companies backed by billionaire Martin Franklin.

Former Supreme Court Clerks Find Their Groove at New York Boutique Firm

Tony Mauro : Supreme Court Brief : July 15, 2015

Two former U.S. Supreme Court law clerks who went to big law firms have jumped ship and landed where few have gone before—a New York litigation boutique.

Hausfeld Rides Big Fees Into New York, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

High-powered plaintiffs shop Hausfeld hires two antitrust litigators from Greenberg Traurig to open in the Big Apple; Greenberg Traurig opens its first office in Germany; Pillsbury picks up two; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

O'Melveny Welcomes New European Corporate Head From White & Case

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : July 13, 2015

Andrew Weiler, a corporate partner at White & Case in London, has joined O'Melveny & Myers to lead the firm's European M&A and corporate finance.