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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

Asia Deal Digest: Nov. 27, 2014

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : November 27, 2014

*Allens, Minters on Sao Paulo-based JBS's $1.2 billion offer for Australia's Primo Smallgoods*Drew & Napier acts for property developer CapitaLand on real estate deal in Indonesia*Khaitan, Clifford Chance, Luthra on Calcutta Electric Supply's share sale in India

Continental Breakfast with Charlie Geffen, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

Chris Johnson : The Am Law Daily : November 26, 2014

American Lawyer chief European correspondent Chris Johnson meets regularly with senior legal sector figures at their favorite breakfast joints to chew over the industry's tastiest talking points. This week, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher's new London corporate head Charlie Geffen discusses the continued exodus of private equity partners from U.K. to U.S. firms in London.

Continental Breakfast with Gibson Dunn's Charlie Geffen

Chris Johnson : Global Lawyer News : November 25, 2014

American Lawyer chief European correspondent Chris Johnson meets regularly with senior legal sector figures at their favorite breakfast joints to chew over the industry's tastiest talking points. This week, Charlie Geffen discusses life after being ousted from his former managerial position at Ashurst and his new role as head of Gibson Dunn's London corporate practice.

J.T. v. Dumont Public Schools

: New Jersey Law Journal : November 24, 2014

Special Education Discrimination Claim Based on Location of Services Rejected

The Asian Lawyer Emerging Market Awards

Nick Ferguson : The Asian Lawyer : November 24, 2014

Many of Asia's leading legal practitioners gathered at the Fullerton hotel in Singapore on Nov. 19 to join The Asian Lawyer in celebrating the best transactions and recognising the best lawyers in the region as part of our inaugural Emerging Markets Awards. Here's a rundown of the winners and the reasons why they were chosen.

Corporate Lawyers in High Demand

Susan Postlewaite : Global Lawyer News : November 21, 2014

Mexican corporate lawyers are in high demand as international law firms recruit attorneys and open offices to handle the expected work that will come from Mexico's opening of key economic sectors to foreign investment.

VOIR DIRE: Sting of a Bad Rap

: The National Law Journal : November 17, 2014

The Roxanne Wars of the mid-'80s get reignited in a Long Island library, and mourning legal tech too soon gone in this week's column.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : November 17, 2014

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Representing Corporate New Jersey

: New Jersey Law Journal : November 14, 2014

A chart of 114 law firms used most frequently by 30 New Jersey companies.

Ghosts of Technologies Past

Mark Gerlach : New Jersey Law Journal : November 13, 2014

Legal tech professionals reminisce about long-gone technologies.

Asia Deal Digest: Nov. 13, 2014

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : November 12, 2014

*Five firms on near billion-dollar offer by CITIC, KKR for Singapore's United Envirotech*Jones Day, Milbank lead Philippines retailer SSI Group on its recent IPO*Clifford Chance acts for Australia's AMP as it buys a stake in China Life Pension

Rodolfo Ruiz, Jason Bloch Named to Miami-Dade Circuit Bench

Adolfo Pesquera : Daily Business Review : November 11, 2014

Gov. Rick Scott made two appointments Monday to the Miami-Dade Circuit Court.

Ghosts of Technologies Past

Mark Gerlach : Law Technology News : November 11, 2014

12 on 12: Legal tech professionals reminisce about long-gone technologies.

Latham Raids O'Melveny for Six Partners, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 11, 2014

Latham & Watkins makes a major bid to become a Hollywood heavyweight by luring six high-profile media and entertainment partners from O'Melveny & Myers; Proskauer Rose loses three while Duane Morris adds two; Sidley Austin and Wilson Elser partners go in-house and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : November 10, 2014

New arrivals and lateral moves in this week's column.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : November 04, 2014

Eight firms announce new additions, while Nancy Hoppock has been named first deputy director of the Mayor's Office of Criminal Justice.

Dentons Grows in New Jersey and Africa, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 04, 2014

One of the world's largest firms expands in the Garden State and Casablanca; Katten Muchin Rosenman adds a former Dealmaker of the Year; Norton Rose Fulbright gets into cybersecurity; Willkie Farr & Gallagher goes to Houston and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

White & Case Adds Two Miami Partners From H&K

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : November 03, 2014

Holland & Knight partners Daniel Fridman and Michael Garcia have jumped ship to White & Case, where they will work out of the firm's Miami office on white-collar matters.

Steptoe Duo Decamps, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 01, 2014

A Steptoe & Johnson crisis manager joins a spin shop, while a former special counsel quietly departs; Kirkland adds another Skadden partner; King & Spalding brings on Bobby Jindal's brother; Baker & Hostetler bags three across the country; a Bingham IP star departs; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Praxair Floats In-house Pick to GC Role

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : October 31, 2014

Praxair Inc. general counsel Jim Breedlove announced his retirement, and the company has named Guillermo Bichara to succeed him.

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.

Holland & Knight Attorneys Named Most Effective Lawyer Finalists in Lobbying, See Who Else Is

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.

Movers

: 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.