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White & Case LLP

  • Designation: New York
  • Head Count: 1,914
  • Gross Revenues: $1,523,500,000
  • Revenue Per Lawyer: $795,000
  • Profits Per Partner: $2,020,000
  • Year Over Year Change: -2

White & Case is a New York-based law firm.  According to the National Law Journal's 2016 NLJ 350 ranking of firms based on size, White & Case has 1914 attorneys and is the 7th largest firm in the United States.  With $1,523,500,000 in gross revenue in 2015, the firm placed 12th on The American Lawyer's 2016 Am Law 200 ranking.  On the 2014 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 12 -2 Gross revenue
Am Law 200 12 -2 Gross revenue
NLJ 250 9 0 Lawyer head count
The A-List 42 7 Overall excellence
Pro Bono Scorecard 22 14 Pro-bono commitment
Diversity Scorecard 1 0 Minority head count
Midlevel Associates Survey 93 -219 Job satisfaction
Summer Associates Survey 94 0 Summer programs

In the News

Deal Watch: London Falls, But M&A Must Carry On

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : June 27, 2016

While Friday's Brexit vote has likely cast a potential shadow over cross-border M&A activity, a number of timely billion-dollar tie-ups were announced amid the U.K.'s decision to leave the European Union.

Florida Firms Aren't Jumping to Match Cravath Pay Scale

Jennifer Henderson : Daily Business Review : June 24, 2016

When it comes to matching Cravath, Swaine & Moore's base salary bump for associates — which will see first-years earn $180,000 and eighth-years rake in $315,000 — firms with big Florida bases are a mixed bag, with the definition of "top of market" becoming increasingly nuanced.

EY Hires Norton Rose Fulbright Partner As Big Four Continue Push Into Law

Chris Johnson : The Am Law Daily : June 21, 2016

The Big Four accounting firms are continuing to invest heavily in their legal services arms, expanding their presence in the Americas even as their footprint grows in the United Kingdom.

Covington, Slaughter and May on Tencent's $8.6B Gaming Deal

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : June 21, 2016

The Shenzhen-based technology company is leading a consortium to buy an 84.3 percent stake in game developer Supercell from Japan's SoftBank and the game maker's employees. The deal, Tencent's largest-ever acquisition, values Supercell at $10.2 billion.

Law Firms Make Slow Progress on Diversity

: The American Lawyer : June 21, 2016

How do the country's largest law firms stack up when it comes to hiring minorities?

Miami's Landmark Southeast Financial Center on Market

Carla Vianna : Daily Business Review : June 15, 2016

The 55-story tower and 15-story garage being offered by JPMorgan Chase is expected to trade for north of $645 million.

Sullivan & Cromwell Faces Fee Challenge in Primorsk Bankruptcy

Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : June 15, 2016

As S&C dips its toes into debtor's side Chapter 11 work for Arctic tanker company Primorsk, a creditor says that the firm might have squandered $2 million in hourly billings.

Cooley Hires Back Ex-Partner, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 13, 2016

Former eBay general counsel Michael Jacobson returns to Cooley in Silicon Valley; a Kirkland & Ellis seeks a shave; Greenberg Traurig grows in Israel; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Deal Watch: Paul Weiss Ponies Up in Skyscraper Sale

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : June 09, 2016

The $1.65 billion sale of New York's 1285 Sixth Avenue saw more than 50 partners from Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison—a key tenant in the office tower—invest roughly $10 million in the transaction.

Andrews Kurth, White & Case Handle Medical Device Deal

Brenda Sapino Jeffreys : Texas Lawyer : June 08, 2016

LDR Holding Corp., of Austin and Troyes, France, is using Andrews Kurth for its pending $1 billion acquisition by Zimmer Biomet, an Indiana company that turned to White & Case.

Hogan Lovells Enters New Indonesia Association

Rose Walker and Frances Ivens : Legal Week : June 01, 2016

The firm has struck a partnership with Jakarta-based Dewi Negara Fachri & Partners, seven months after previous arrangement with Hermawan Juniarto ended.

What Were the Top Deals in 2015?

: Texas Lawyer : June 01, 2016

Round Rock-based Dell's pending acquisition of computer storage company EMC for an estimated $67 billion tops the list of the 10 biggest Texas deals announced in 2015.

Kenyon & Kenyon Practice Leader Departs, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : June 01, 2016

Fox Rothschild snags three from Kenyon & Kenyon; Hogan Lovells goes on a hiring spree; Latham lands an arbitration head; Sheppard Mullin raids Steptoe; Wilmer welcomes a top federal prosecutor; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Am Law 100 Duo Advise on First Argentine IPO in Six Years

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : May 31, 2016

A month after a settlement smoothed the way for Argentina's return to the global capital markets, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and Davis Polk & Wardwell led the way on a $280.5 million initial public offering by a Buenos Aires-based bank.

Paul Hastings, White & Case on $752M Chinese Offer for German Chipmaker

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : May 30, 2016

Fujian Grand Chip Investment Fund is buying Germany's Aixtron as Chinese investors continue shopping spree in Europe's technology sector.

INADMISSIBLE: Big Firms Pay Big Bucks for Clinton Talks

: The National Law Journal : May 30, 2016

Hogan Lovells, Latham & Watkins and White & Case were among the group of firms that paid $1.75 million into Hillary and Bill Clinton coffers. Plus more in this week's column.

Infrastructure Deals Show Legal Quirks in Latin American Construction

Monika Gonzalez Mesa : Daily Business Review : May 26, 2016

U.S. contractors face different legal challenges in Latin America, but there are strategies that can help.

Quinn Emanuel Continues European Push With Zurich Launch

Chris Johnson : The Am Law Daily : May 25, 2016

Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan is expanding its European presence with the launch of a new office in Switzerland under partner Thomas Werlen. Zurich-based FIFA, soccer's global governing body, is a major client of the firm.

Big Firms Have Paid Big Bucks for Clinton Speeches

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : May 24, 2016

According to a new database based on financial disclosures by Bill and Hillary Clinton, a handful of large law firms have paid nearly $2 million to the political power couple to make speeches. One talk came at a global partners' meeting for an Am Law 100 firm.

2016 Diversity Scorecard: The Rankings

: The Am Law Daily : May 23, 2016

For the third time in row, White & Case leads the pack in The American Lawyer's annual Diversity Scorecard

Diversity Scorecard: Minorities Make Small Gains in Big Law

MP McQueen : The American Lawyer : May 23, 2016

Our Diversity Scorecard finds that just over 15 percent of U.S. lawyers at big firms are members of a minority group.

Letter from London: White & Case Aims High

Chris Johnson : The American Lawyer : May 23, 2016

The firm adopts a bold growth plan in London. What if it works?

Movers

: The National Law Journal : May 23, 2016

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

Canadian Big Deals

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : The American Lawyer : May 23, 2016

Practice Leaders Pick Up Stakes, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : May 18, 2016

A half-dozen big firms shuffled practice leaders within the past week; Skadden snags a high-profile arbitration expert in Hong Kong; the founding partner of Weil's Rhode Island office departs; and other notable laterals from throughout The Am Law 200.

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : May 16, 2016

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Lateral Hiring By US Firms in London Reaches New High

Frances Ivens : The Am Law Daily : May 15, 2016

Research into recent recruitment trends by international firms in London has found that they brought in over 20 percent more partners in 2015 than the year before, with total partner numbers climbing by 6 percent across the group year-on-year.

Has the Electronic Courtroom Finally Arrived? Paperless Proceedings in the U.S.

Clare Foley, Opus 2 Magnum : Legaltech News : May 12, 2016

In the final installment of this series, we examine the U.S.' approach to courtroom technologies and compare it to those abroad.

Judge Grewal to Leave Bench for Facebook

Ross Todd : The Recorder : May 12, 2016

The federal magistrate judge will join Facebook next month as vice president and deputy general counsel of litigation.

Chilean Demand for Wind Power Fueled Financing for Project

: Daily Business Review : May 09, 2016

As part of Chile's push for renewable energy, a White & Case team helped secure financing of the nation's largest wind farm with a dedicated transmission line. Commercial lenders and an export credit agency backed the San Juan wind power project with a $306 million credit facility. The project includes construction of an 86-kilometer transmission line that will connect to Chile's electrical grid.