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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

Legal Aid Sues to Remove Cameras in S.I. Courthouse

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : October 05, 2015

Though the city maintains the cameras in interview booths in the arraignment facilities of the new Staten Island courthouse are a valid safety measure and insists attorney-client conversations are not monitored, Legal Aid says they violate attorney-client privilege and defendants' Sixth Amendment right to counsel.

Dentons' Latest Global Push Sees Firm Set Up Shop in Italy

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : October 05, 2015

Dentons is opening an office in Milan after hiring a 21-lawyer team led by three partners from DLA Piper, including its former local managing partner, Federico Sutti.

American Apparel, Saddled By Legal Bills, Tries on Jones Day for Ch. 11

Scott Flaherty : The Am Law Daily : October 05, 2015

The troubled retailer's ongoing fight with former CEO Dov Charney has landed the company in bankruptcy. Among American Apparel's top 30 largest unsecured creditors are three high-powered Am Law 100 firms.

American Law Firms Raise Their Bets on Germany

Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : October 04, 2015

U.S. firms have adopted ambitious growth strategies in Germany, shaking up that country's lateral market.

Ashurst Hires Hong Kong Partner

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : October 02, 2015

Renminbi bond specialist Jini Lee is the latest of at least six lawyers this year to leave Linklaters' Hong Kong office for rival firms.

Deal Watch: M&A Stays Strong Through Third Quarter, Skadden Tops League Tables

Jennifer Henderson : The Am Law Daily : October 01, 2015

As 2015's third quarter comes to a close, bank-breaking, billion-dollar deals seem to be the gifts that keep on giving for M&A lawyers at Am Law 100 firms.

Sullivan & Worcester Bolts On Boston Shop, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : October 01, 2015

Boston-based Greene & Hafer partners up with Sullivan & Worcester; Greenberg Traurig grows in Texas; Paul Weiss welcomes a “Rising Star”; Skadden snags a new Paris tax head; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Third Circuit Endorses 'Sliding Scale' Ruling in Revel Case

Charles Toutant : New Jersey Law Journal : September 30, 2015

A February ruling halting the sale of the Revel Casino in Atlantic City was premised on a "sliding scale" approach to evaluating requests for stays pending appeal, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit said in a published opinion issued Sept. 30.

The World's Best Known Law Firms

MP McQueen : The American Lawyer : September 30, 2015

Vereins improve their position in the latest iteration of a client-awareness survey.

State-of-the-Art Courthouse Opens on Staten Island

Andrew Keshner : New York Law Journal : September 29, 2015

Staten Island's long-awaited courthouse opened its doors on Monday. The $230 million site will house the borough's Supreme Court, Civil and Criminal Terms, as well as its Criminal Court.

Big Deals

Patience Haggin, Jennifer Henderson and David Ruiz : The American Lawyer : September 28, 2015

Google Reorganization; Berkshire Hathaway / Precision Castparts Fidelity National / SunGard General Electric Asset Sale Symantec Asset Sale Sumitomo Life / Symetra Financial Terex / Konecranes CF Industries / OCI NV Nokia Asset Sale Allergan Asset Sale Solvay / Cytec Industries Honeywell /Melrose Industries/ Elster Group Industrial Income Trust Asset Sale Anthem / Cigna Nikkei / FT Group Sikorsky Aircraft Asset Sale Pinnacle Entertainment Asset Sale Blackstone / Corsair / First Eagle St. Jude Medical / Thoratec

Movers: A Weekly Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : September 28, 2015

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

Special Report: The 2015 Global 100

Chris Johnson : The American Lawyer : September 28, 2015

The world's top-grossing firms are experiencing steady growth after a long, bumpy journey. But while revenue per lawyer and profits per partner have rebounded, that's due in part to declining headcount.

Covington Bolsters New LA Office, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 27, 2015

The co-head of a Los Angeles-based litigation boutique decamped for Covington & Burling, which opened in the city earlier this year; comings-and-goings at Ballard Spahr and White & Case; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

NexBank Capital Hires a West Point Grad and Bank Veteran as its new GC

Marlisse Silver Sweeney : Corporate Counsel : September 25, 2015

The Dallas-based financial services company announced earlier this week it appointed Dierk Hohman as executive vice president and GC.

Hogan Lovells Loses Indonesian Alliance

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : September 25, 2015

The Anglo-American firm and its former Jakarta-based partner Hermawan Juniarto have separated after three and a half years.

Supreme Court's Patent Plate Is Empty—For Now

Scott Graham : The Recorder : September 25, 2015

After gorging itself on patent cases the last few years, IP lawyers figure the justices may want to push away from the table this term.

Global Legal Awards: 2015 Global Citizenship Awards

: The American Lawyer : September 25, 2015

The American Lawyer Global Citizenship Awards honor global matters dedicated to the spirit of pro bono and social responsibility.

The 'Mindful' Law Student: Georgia State Kicks Off Series to Address Stress, Distraction

Alyson M. Palmer : Daily Report : September 24, 2015

A guest lecturer was quizzing Georgia State University law students Wednesday—but instead of demanding their analysis of a case, he wanted to know about their ... feelings.

Plaintiffs Team Seeks $200 Million Payday in Price-Fixing Case

Marisa Kendall : The Recorder : September 24, 2015

Lawyers with Trump, Alioto, Trump & Prescott have requested one-third of a $577 million settlement fund for pressing claims against the makers of cathode ray tubes.

Khaitan, Shardul Amarchand Swap Partners

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : September 23, 2015

Former Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas New Delhi partner Nikhil Narayanan moves to Khaitan & Co., while former Khaitan Mumbai partner Abhay Sharma defects to SAM.

Global Legal Awards: 2015 Global Finance Deals of the Year

: The American Lawyer : September 22, 2015

The American Lawyer's Global Legal Awards in finance recognize the 10 deals that best exemplify the challenges of transnational finance practice, from capital markets offerings to capital restructurings to infrastructure projects.

White & Case Attorneys Arrange $187M Solar Energy Loan

Mary Hladky : Daily Business Review : September 22, 2015

Carlos Viana, Thomas Pate and Sean Williams represented four banks that provided a $187 million credit line to a joint venture building a solar power plant in Chile.

Movers: A Roundup of Laterals and Promotions

: The National Law Journal : September 21, 2015

Lateral moves in this week's column.

Winners Announced for China Law & Practice Awards 2015

Katherine Jo : The Asian Lawyer : September 21, 2015

On Sept. 17, nearly 200 leading legal professionals attended the 9th annual China Law & Practice Awards at the JW Marriott Hotel in Beijing—our first awards since joining the ALM Media network in August.

Sidley Finds Success with Valley Strategy

Patience Haggin : The Recorder : September 18, 2015

Out-of-town firms tend to stall out in the hyper-competitve market, but Sidley's grown from three to more than 40 lawyers since opening its doors in 2009.


Monica Paquette : New York Law Journal : September 16, 2015

Boutique litigation firm Holwell Shuster & Goldberg has signed a new sub-sublease for more than three years with Mishcon de Reya at 750 Seventh Ave. Also, Thor Equities LLC has purchased a five-story residential building at 17 W. 125th St. in Central Harlem for $29.6 million.

Summer Associates Say Choate Hall, Kaye Scholer Are Tops

MP McQueen : The Am Law Daily : September 14, 2015

And Orange County, California, ranks as the best place to work, according to The American Lawyer's 2015 Summer Associate satisfaction survey.

Movers: A National Roundup of Laterals and New Arrivals

: The National Law Journal : September 14, 2015

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

Baker & Hostetler Bags Dewey Defector, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : September 09, 2015

The demise of Dewey & LeBoeuf bankrupted Geoffrey Coll, but the securities litigator has found a new home at Baker & Hostetler; Greenberg Traurig brings on Ted Kennedy's widow; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.