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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 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 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

Under Client Pressure, Law Firms Focus on Cost-Cutting

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : February 08, 2016

More law firms are adopting management techniques that their clients embraced long ago. But change has been slowed by partners' resistance, according to a new report.

Greenberg Traurig Keeps Growing, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : February 07, 2016

Greenberg Traurig shuffles its litigation ranks amid plans for global growth; another Kenyon & Kenyon partner departs; Bass Berry and Lewis Brisbois absorb small firms; Holland & Knight hires an ex-governor; and other additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

The Global Lawyer: The First Shoe Drops in Argentina

Michael D. Goldhaber : The Am Law Daily : February 04, 2016

The beginning of the end of Argentina's international bondholder battle means that important legal questions raised by the dispute will have to wait for answers.

Death Row Case May Reveal Life After Hurst

Noreen Marcus : Daily Business Review : February 02, 2016

Under the backdrop of the U.S. Supreme Court voiding Florida's capital sentencing scheme, the Florida Supreme Court hears a critical case concerning death penalty sentencing.

White House Eyes Koh for Seat on Ninth Circuit

Ross Todd : The Recorder : February 02, 2016

U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh is expected to be nominated later this month, according to individuals familiar with the administration's vetting process.

Big Deals

: The American Lawyer : February 01, 2016

No More Water Bottles! Law Firms Try to Shrink Their Carbon Footprints

Chris Johnson : The American Lawyer : February 01, 2016

With the world's nations pledging to slow global warming, firms look for ways to cut their greenhouse gas emissions.

Law Firms Still Optimistic as Chinese Stock Markets Swoon

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : February 01, 2016

Even as the Chinese stock market bubble bursts, lawyers report that they're keeping busy with M&A, tech deals, and restructuring work. Don't count out Hong Kong IPOs, either.

Attorneys See Wider Prospects for Cuba Trade

Monika Gonzalez Mesa : Daily Business Review : January 28, 2016

Changes to U.S. regulations on exports to Cuba will improve competition, but compliance may keep some banks from offering financing, attorneys say.

German Shakeup Continues as Latham Boosts Buyouts With Senior Linklaters Hire

Chris Johnson : The Am Law Daily : January 27, 2016

The shakeup of the German legal market shows no signs of abating in 2016, as Latham & Watkins has sought to rebuild its private equity offering in the country by hiring partner and practice head Rainer Traugott in Munich from Magic Circle firm Linklaters.

Trump Attorneys Fight Condo Deposit Appeal

Samantha Joseph : Daily Business Review : January 27, 2016

Attorneys for would-be condo buyers claim Donald Trump's legal team confused jurors about the real reason behind a failed Fort Lauderdale project.

DLA Piper Expands Africa Network With Angolan Firm

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : January 26, 2016

The megafirm has set its sights on oil and mining-rich Angola through a new local alliance.

The Asian Lawyer Announces Finalists for Asia Legal Awards 2016

The Asian Lawyer : The Asian Lawyer : January 25, 2016

For our third annual Asia Legal Awards, we have selected a short list of 27 categories of deals and matters from the region's leading firms and practitioners. Winners will be announced on Feb. 23 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Hong Kong.

Deal Watch: Rough Times in the Oil Patch

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 21, 2016

Unrest in the oil and gas industry and more microchip merger madness have yielded roles for several Am Law 100 firms in The Am Law Daily's look at the latest round of billion-dollar transactions.

Big Deals: Three Am Law 100 Firms Help GE Sell Its Appliance Sector

Jennifer Henderson : New York Law Journal : January 21, 2016

General Electric Co., which recently announced the move of its corporate headquarters from Connecticut to Boston, struck a deal with leading Chinese home appliance manufacturer Haier Group Corp. for its appliances business.

New Jersey M&A Stays Active in 2015 as Megadeals Abound

David Gialanella : New Jersey Law Journal : January 21, 2016

After the much-awaited rebound in 2014, the mergers and acquisitions market in New Jersey stayed strong in 2015 with numerous strategic moves by corporations, the Law Journal's annual survey found.

Expert: In-House Lawyers Are Having Big Pro Bono Impact

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : January 20, 2016

On the surface, it may seem more difficult for in-house counsel to perform pro bono legal services than attorneys in family law and criminal defense.

Milbank, Katten Lose Practice Leaders, Plus More Lateral Moves

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

Holland & Knight and Sidley Austin hire from Katten Muchin Rosenman and Milbank; a Skadden lawyer returns to public service; Allen & Overy hires in New York; King & Spalding takes two from Jones Day; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

After Electrolux Deal Dies, Four Big Firms Help GE Unload Appliances Unit

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : January 15, 2016

Sidley Austin and Arnold & Porter have taken the lead for General Electric Co. as the industrial conglomerate continues to reinvent itself through the $5.4 billion sale of its appliance business to China's Haier Group Corp.

D.C. Judge Says Recusal in Tobacco Case Would Encourage 'Judge-Shopping'

Zoe Tillman : The National Law Journal : January 14, 2016

A federal district judge in Washington won't recuse from a regulatory fight between tobacco companies and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The judge ruled on Wednesday that work his former law firm did for an anti-tobacco group was "too attenuated" from the case to disqualify him.

Holland & Knight Opens Operations Center in Tampa

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : January 08, 2016

With 240 staffers, Holland & Knight joins a growing list of law firms separating their lawyer and staff offices.

Deal Watch: Record M&A Year Gives Way to More 2016 Transactions

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : January 07, 2016

With record-breaking M&A volume pushing past the $5 trillion mark in 2015, it's no surprise that deal-hungry Am Law 100 firms wasted little time scooping up market share to start 2016.

Topping $1 Billion Mark, Big Litigation Funder Gets Bigger

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : January 06, 2016

Chicago-based litigation funder Gerchen Keller Capital announced a major expansion Wednesday, boosting both its capital and its executive team.

White & Case Hires Hong Kong Corporate Partner

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : January 05, 2016

Former Paul Hastings partner Catherine Tsang moves over.

Why 2016 May Be a Rough Year for Litigation

Jenna Greene : The Litigation Daily : January 03, 2016

For litigators, 2016 may be less than happy, according to big-picture forecasts from legal consultants. But at the practice-specific level, lawyers are focused on more tangible shifts and trends.

On the Move

: New York Law Journal : December 29, 2015

Greenberg Traurig and Reed Smith have added new partners, while Shearman & Sterling, Wilson Sonsini, Dechert and White & Case announce promotions.

Who's In, Who's Out in Germany

Chris Johnson : Focus Europe : December 21, 2015

Foreign law firms keep piling into Europe's hottest legal market. Others are rethinking their strategy there.

Locking the Gates

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : December 21, 2015

Foreign law firms have been in South Korea for three years, but they still can't practice local law. Will they ever be able to? The answer isn't clear.

Big Deals

Rebecca Geiger : Focus Europe : December 21, 2015

In the largest recent M&A deals across Europe, which law firms got the work?

Starting the Party for Third-Party Dispute Funding in Hong Kong

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : December 21, 2015

A legal reform subcommittee urges Hong Kong to pass legislation to permit outside funding in arbitration.