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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

Bear Market Continues for Big Firms in Russia

Julie Triedman : The Am Law Daily : December 19, 2014

Global 100 firms with a major presence in Russia have quietly pulled back from Moscow and St. Petersburg as the country's economy reels from a perfect storm of Western economic sanctions, the ruble's recent collapse and tumbling oil prices.

A&P, Wachtell Join Namenda Fight as Actavis Appeals Injunction

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : December 16, 2014

Less than a week after a judge blocked Actavis from forcing patients to switch to new version of its Alzheimer's drug Namenda, the company brought on new legal firepower from Arnold & Porter and Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz to take the case to the Second Circuit.

Jorge Labarga: First Cuban-American to Lead High Court

: Daily Business Review : December 15, 2014

When he became chief justice of the Florida Supreme Court on June 30, Jorge Labarga was the first Cuban-American to preside over the state's highest court.

Gibson Dunn, Kirkland Trade Blows; Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 14, 2014

Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher grabbed a senior debt finance partner from Kirkland & Ellis in London, as the latter snatches Winston & Strawn's litigation chair in Chicago; Jones Day beefs up in Miami; Sidley Austin snags six from Loeb & Loeb; a half-dozen lawyers leave firms for in-house jobs and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Asia Deal Digest: Dec. 11, 2014

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : December 11, 2014

*Skadden, Davis Polk advise on $619 million share sale by JD.com investors*MoFo, White & Case and Hunton & Williams on $4.4 billion Japan-led financing for LNG plant in Texas*Allen & Gledhill acts for Alibaba subsidiary on stake purchase in mobile security company V-Key

Get It While You Can

Vivia Chen : The Careerist : December 10, 2014

What's up with all these eye-popping bonuses?

Marina Owner Wins Challenge to Tax-Exempt Public Docks

: Daily Business Review : December 08, 2014

A Greenberg Traurig team helped a Fort Pierce marina owner fight City Hall ... and win on a question of taxing marinas.

Bingham Deal Is Done, But Morgan Lewis' Asia Plans Still Unclear

Tom Brennan and Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : December 08, 2014

The Philadelphia-based firm has added lawyers in Beijing and Tokyo and gained a Hong Kong office to boot. The lingering question, however, is what role the region will play in a new firm that's so heavily focused on U.S. work.

Lawyer, Firm Sanctioned for Pressing Suit Against Arbitrator

Christine Simmons : New York Law Journal : December 05, 2014

A litigator has been sanctioned $20,000 for continuing to press a frivolous action against an arbitrator on behalf of a client disappointed with a ruling, despite repeated warnings that the claims were barred.

Three Kirkland Partners Depart, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : December 05, 2014

A trio of partners from Kirkland & Ellis and Edwards Wildman Palmer sets up shop in new locales; three more firms hire Bingham McCutchen refugees; Chadbourne & Parke adds a former U.S. ambassador; Skadden brings back a top federal regulator; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Skadden Says 'Aloha' to Busy December Deal Week

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

As the holiday season rolls around, transactional work for Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom is ramping up. The firm recently grabbed a role on a handful of big deals worth more than $15 billion for clients like Hawaiian Electric Industries, Japan's Ostuka Holdings, the Robb Report and Singapore's sovereign wealth fund.

No 'Smart Gun' for NJ Yet, AG Report Says

Mary Pat Gallagher : New Jersey Law Journal : December 04, 2014

A recent report by the New Jersey Attorney General's Office has concluded that a German pistol now on the market, the Armatix iP1, does not qualify as a "personalized handgun"—also known as a "smart gun"—within the meaning of a 2002 New Jersey law.

Florida Supreme Court Hears Arguments Over Raising Bar Dues to Help Indigent

Adolfo Pesquera : Daily Business Review : December 02, 2014

The Florida Supreme Court hears arguments on a proposal the Florida Bar opposes to raise membership dues to fund legal aid services.

Bloomberg BNA Out With Online Bankruptcy Treatise

Sean Doherty : Law Technology News : December 02, 2014

Online-borne "Bloomberg Law: Bankruptcy Treatise" has no paper boundaries.

U.S. Firms in London: Who's Leading, Who's Lagging?

Chris Johnson : The American Lawyer : December 01, 2014

Am Law 100 firms employ some 6,000 lawyers in London, including some of the hottest lateral hires in years. A look at their track record reveals some surprises.

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

Another Ex-Dewey Partner Files for Bankruptcy

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : November 27, 2014

John Altorelli, cochair of the U.S. finance practice at DLA Piper in New York, has become at least the third former Dewey & LeBoeuf partner to file for personal bankruptcy protection. The Chapter 7 filing by Altorelli in Connecticut comes after a recent ruling in Dewey's own bankruptcy case precluding ex-partners from invoking a key defense against clawback claims by the defunct firm's liquidating trustee.

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.