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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 2012 Global 100 survey, White & Case ranked as the 13th highest grossing law firm in the world.  The firm has offices in CA, DC, FL, London, NY and Paris.

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

Ashurst Hires in Hong Kong

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : January 19, 2014

Debt capital markets partner Anna-Marie Slot has moved over from White & Case.

The Churn: Squire Patton Boggs and Ashurst Adjust Alliances, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 19, 2014

Ashurst and Squire Patton Boggs, two growing global legal giants that have recently gone the merger route, both reshuffled overseas alliances this week as the latter saw 23 lawyers in the Middle East decamp en masse, while the former was busy raiding two Am Law 100 rivals. The Am Law Daily looks at those developments and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

Jones Day Hires Singapore Partner

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : January 18, 2014

Mae Shan Chong was previously a transactions partner at White & Case in the city-state.

Ex-Morgan Lewis Partner Named New Baseball Commish

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 15, 2014

Robert Manfred Jr., a former Morgan, Lewis & Bockius labor and employment partner currently serving as COO of Major League Baseball, beat out two rivals to emerge victorious in the race to replace Bud Selig as commissioner. Manfred, 55, will be the third former Am Law 100 lawyer to lead a major North American professional sports league. He and Morgan Lewis both have long-standing ties to America's favorite pastime.

Dunked and Cold, But For a Good Cause

Katelyn Polantz : Legal Times : January 15, 2014

Venable dedicated an afternoon "ice-bucket challenge" to partner Michael Gollin as they raised money for research for the disease ALS.

Bingham McCutchen Partner Jiro Murase Dead at 86

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : January 12, 2014

An early leader in guiding Japanese companies on their investments into the U.S. and Europe, Murase's New York firm had merged with Bingham in 1997.

The Churn: Am Law Quartet Eyes New Horizons, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 12, 2014

Dechert, LeClairRyan, Lowenstein Sandler and Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman all announced plans for new offices within the past week, in our latest look at notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

China's New Rules for Consultants Raise Questions for Law Firms

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : January 11, 2014

The Chinese government has banned state-owned enterprises from working with U.S. consulting firms such as McKinsey & Co. and Boston Consulting Group. Will law firms be next?

Sweetener Could Turn Sour

Jenna Greene and Todd Ruger : Corporate Counsel : January 01, 2014

EPA's new emissions rule allows states flexibility, which could be the rub.

Asia Deal Digest: July 31, 2014

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : January 31, 2014

*Ashurst, Morrison & Foerster lead billion-dollar tie-up between Itochu and CP Group*Kirkland & Ellis acting for Chinese mobile game developer iDreamSky Technology on Nasdaq IPO*Milbank on GIC's investment in Philippine conglomerate Metro Pacific

Big Suits

Jan Wolfe and Amanda Bronstad : The American Lawyer : January 30, 2014

Meritor v. Eaton; Catholic Healthcare West v. U.S. Foods; Vergara v. State of California; Grocery Manufacturers Association v. Sorrell; Macy's v. J.C. Penney

Mayer Brown Launches Trade Consultancy in Singapore

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : January 24, 2014

The firm has hired a five-person team from Bryan Cave in order to meet client demand in the areas of trade and customs work in Asia.

Review To Honor Top 40 Lawyers Under 40

Vala Lopez : Daily Business Review : January 24, 2014

The Daily Business Review will recognize 40 South Florida lawyers under age 40 as Rising Stars for their achievements.

Under Israel's Iron Dome, Another Law Firm Merger

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 24, 2014

Not even Israel is immune to market consolidation for legal services. This week Shibolet & Co., one of the country's largest law firms, picked up a seven-lawyer technology boutique in Tel Aviv as rockets rained down from Gaza on the nation's high-tech hub.

Miami Makes Mark By Hearing Panama Canal Dispute

Adolfo Pesquera : Daily Business Review : January 22, 2014

The Panama Canal Authority and the contractor expanding its locks are arbitrating a $1.6 billion dispute in Miami.

Atlanta vs. Miami

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 21, 2014

In-House Counsel Profile: Freeport LNG Development L.P.'s John Tobola

Richard Acello : The National Law Journal : January 21, 2014

Freeport LNG Development L.P. has responded to the shale gas boom by undertaking a multibillion-dollar expansion. General counsel John Tobola said its earnings are set by contract, not daily oil prices.

Miami, Atlanta Hustling To Become International Arbitration Hubs

Meredith Hobbs and Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : January 18, 2014

The rivalry between Atlanta and Miami for recognition as an international arbitration seat has not reached the magnitude of Cleveland vying with Miami over LeBron James, but it's definitely game on.

Myanmar's Moment?

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : January 14, 2014

With its rich natural resources and recent political and economic reforms, the country has become one of Asia's "it" destinations for law firms. But will the widely anticipated boom in foreign investment actually follow?

The Churn: Dickstein Group Defects, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 13, 2014

Greenberg Traurig has raided Dickstein Shapiro for 13 lawyers and lobbyists in Washington, D.C., Paul Hastings plucks Kaye Scholer's white-collar and internal investigations chair and Troutman Sanders snags Hughes Hubbard's private equity chair in the latest round of lateral moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

Grubbs to Head GSU's International Arbitration Center

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : January 10, 2014

Georgia State University College of Law has tapped Miller & Martin partner Shelby Grubbs to head its new International Arbitration Center, which is under construction. Grubbs' recruitment is another step in the push by the city's legal, business and political leaders to make Atlanta a hub for international arbitration.

The American Lawyer Chooses 2014 Global Legal Award Winners

Michael D. Goldhaber : The Am Law Daily : January 10, 2014

The American Lawyer unveils the 36 winners of its second annual Global Legal Awards. Four grand prizewinners—in Global M&A, Global Finance, Global Disputes and Global Citizenship—will be announced at the awards dinner on Sept. 15 at Gotham Hall in New York City.

Four Leave White & Case In Miami For Other Firms

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : January 09, 2014

White & Case shareholder Emilio Alvarez-Farre joined Greenberg Traurig with associate Juan Delgado, while partner Richard Furey joined Holland & Knight and partner Jorge Freeland left to form his own firm.

The Story Behind the Squire Sanders-Patton Boggs Tie-Up

Julie Triedman : The American Lawyer : January 07, 2014

After a quick courtship, the two firms have tied the knot. Each firm brings plenty of baggage to the union.

Movers

: The National Law Journal : January 07, 2014

Laterals and new arrivals in this week's column.

The Churn: Holland & Knight Hires Again, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : January 03, 2014

Only days after confirming the closure of its Abu Dhabi office to focus on the Americas, Holland & Knight has brought on an 11-strong team by raiding an energy boutique for half of its lawyers. The Am Law Daily looks at those hires and more new arrivals from throughout the Am Law 200.

Akin Gump Chooses Prosperoware Legal Process Management

Sean Doherty : Law Technology News : January 02, 2014

Prosperoware's legal process management software comprises Umbria Core and Umbria Litigator products.

Hogan Lovells, White & Case Brush Up on Mexican Paint Merger

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

Six weeks after Consorcio Comex launched an arbitration proceeding against Sherwin-Williams over the latter's failed $2.34 billion purchase of the company, the Mexican paints maker announced a $2.3 billion deal to sell itself to PPG Industries.

Court Revives Battle for Control of Russian Oil Company

John Caher : New York Law Journal : January 30, 2014

A billion dollar international lawsuit involving dramatic allegations of strong arm tactics, corrupt foreign courts and a complicated scheme to steal a Siberian oil field is headed for trial in Manhattan after the state's highest court reinstated the action in a key statute-of-limitations decision.

Court Revives Battle for Control of Russian Oil Company

John Caher : New York Law Journal : January 30, 2014

A billion dollar international lawsuit involving dramatic allegations of strong arm tactics, corrupt foreign courts and a complicated scheme to steal a Siberian oil field is headed for trial in Manhattan after the state's highest court reinstated the action in a key statute-of-limitations decision.