White & Case Law Firm Profile

More Profiles:
Choose A Law Firm

IN-DEPTH RESEARCH REPORT
on White & Case LLP

  • - Financial Information
  • - Compensation
  • - Billing Rates
  • - Lateral Partner Moves
  • - Pro bono
  • - Key Contacts

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

Philly Ruling Gives Actavis Ammunition in Namenda Case

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : April 17, 2015

Arnold & Porter's Lisa Blatt quickly pounced on a ruling by a Philadelphia federal judge that echoed her arguments earlier this week in a closely-watched Second Circuit appeal related to Actavis' Alzheimer's drug Namenda.

Dentons Makes a Grand Budapest Bolt-On

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : April 15, 2015

Having recently announced mergers in the U.S. and China, the ever-expanding global legal giant is now adding a 30-strong team from White & Case in the Hungarian capital. The move is essentially another merger, as Dentons will absorb the entire local affiliate of White & Case, a firm that opened in Budapest in 1990.

Lincoln Road Church at Center of Redevelopment Battle

Eleazar David Melendez : Daily Business Review : April 15, 2015

A yearlong bureaucratic and political battle over a proposed Lincoln Road development has moved to court, pitting preservationists against a prominent developer with grand plans for the future.

Smith Gambrell Reports Another Strong Year

Meredith Hobbs : Daily Report : April 14, 2015

Smith Gambrell & Russell posted a strong 2014 following a solid 2013.

Elisa D'Amico Named Attorney of the Year

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : April 14, 2015

K&L Gates partner Elisa D'Amico is named Attorney of the Year by the Daily Business Review, recognizing her work against revenge porn.

Watch our Attorney of the Year Presentation Live Tuesday Night

: Daily Business Review : April 13, 2015

On Tuesday evening, the Daily Business Review will be using Twitter's new live streaming tool, Periscope, to broadcast - live - our Attorney of the Year presentation from the Coral Gables Country Club.

Court To Hear Arguments in Actavis 'Product Hopping' Appeal

Scott Flaherty : The Litigation Daily : April 10, 2015

Arnold & Porter's Lisa Blatt will try to create important new precedent for the pharmaceutical industry—and save Actavtis' plan to extend patent protection for its blockbuster Alzheimer's drug Namenda.

Revel Casino Hotel Sold for $82M

Jennifer Genova (compiled from ThomsonReuters Financial and other sources) : New Jersey Law Journal : April 09, 2015

Atlantic City-based hotel and gaming resort Revel Casino Hotel has been sold for $82 million to Wellington, Fla.-based real estate investor Glenn Straub and his business entity, Polo North Country Club Inc.

Baker & McKenzie Recruits Stamford Partner in Singapore

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : April 09, 2015

Min-tze Lean was most recently a director at the former Stamford Law Corp.

Amicus Briefs Make the Case for Marriage Equality

Marcia Coyle : Supreme Court Brief : April 01, 2015

There are briefs by first responders, 303 former and sitting Republican government officials and activists, major churches and a former clerk to Justice Antonin Scalia who argues that "originalism" supports the right to same-sex marriage.

Freshfields Lifts Second Linklaters Partner in Three Weeks

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : March 31, 2015

Former Linklaters partner Thomas Ng is relocating from Beijing to join Freshfields three weeks after former Hong Kong partner David Ludwick made his own move to the rival Magic Circle firm.

US Business Opportunities in China's Clean Energy Sector

Barbara Yu Levy : Corporate Counsel : March 31, 2015

Companies that play it smart will be well positioned to leverage recent political developments and China's demand for low-cost renewable energy technologies into safe, lucrative and long-term business opportunities.

Sheppard Mullin Snags Babs' Second Cousin, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 31, 2015

Adam Streisand, head of Loeb & Loeb's trusts and estates litigation group, is headed to Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton; Hogan Lovells heads to Australia and hires a DLA Piper practice leader; Baker Botts bulks up in the Middle East; and more notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.

White & Case Hires Hong Kong Private Equity Partner

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : March 30, 2015

Former Linklaters counsel Kyungseok Kim is the second PE partner to join White & Case from the Magic Circle firm's Hong Kong office this year.

Corporate Scorecard: The Trends Driving Dealmaking

MP McQueen : The American Lawyer : March 30, 2015

Transactions work was up across the board in 2014, with record-setting years in M&A and capital markets activity.

Kirkland Taps New Tax Partner, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 29, 2015

Kirkland & Ellis loses two and hires one from Skadden; Wilmer expands in Denver; Winston & Strawn hires two more from Pillsbury and other notable moves from throughout The Am Law 200.

White & Case Taps New York Partner to Lead Asia

: The Asian Lawyer : March 25, 2015

Global banking practice leader Eric Berg has come east to take on the newly created role of Asia practice head.

Jones Day Hires Funds Partner in Hong Kong

Tom Brennan : The Asian Lawyer : March 18, 2015

Scott Peterman makes the jump from Sidley Austin.

Achtung! German Startup Shines Light on E-Billing

Jesse Londin : Law Technology News : March 17, 2015

Frankfurt-based BusyLamp expands into US with a disruptive Web service for making e-billing more transparent for in-house counsel

And the Finalists for our Annual Top Dealmakers are...

Review staff : Daily Business Review : March 17, 2015

The Daily Business Review announced the finalists for its annual Top Dealmakers awards. Winners will be announced at a May 8 luncheon.

Stroock & Stroock, Cozen O'Connor Expand Miami Offices

Julie Kay : Daily Business Review : March 16, 2015

The two national firms have expanded their leases at the Southeast Financial Center, further cementing the downtown Miami tower as the premier office building for law firms.

In Unique Deal, Morgan Lewis Merges With Singapore's Stamford Law

Brian Baxter and Anna Zhang : The Am Law Daily : March 15, 2015

Having just absorbed the bulk of Bingham McCutchen, a first-of-its-kind merger now awaits Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, which will announce a union Monday with Singapore's Stamford Law Corp. The combination will make Morgan Lewis the largest global firm in the city-state and the only one with the capacity to practice local law across a range of practice areas.

In Unique Deal, Morgan Lewis Merges With Singapore's Stamford Law

Brian Baxter and Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : March 15, 2015

Having just absorbed the bulk of Bingham McCutchen, a first-of-its-kind merger now awaits Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, which will announce a union on Monday with Singapore's Stamford Law Corp. The combination will make Morgan Lewis the largest global firm in the city-state and the only one with the capacity to practice local law across a range of practice areas.

Freshfields Poaches Linklaters Asia U.S. Practice Leader

Anna Zhang : The Asian Lawyer : March 13, 2015

The arrival of capital markets specialist David Ludwick will create a four-partner team advising on U.S. law matters at the Magic Circle rival.

To Satisfy Clients, Law Firms Submit to Cybersecurity Scrutiny

Nell Gluckman : The Am Law Daily : March 12, 2015

At least a dozen Am Law 200 and Magic Circle firms have attained a certification called ISO 27001 to demonstrate they're taking steps toward protecting their documents and communication systems from security breaches, and at least 21 more are in the process of seeking the certification. But even those measures are not enough for some of their biggest bank clients, which demand even tougher standards to guard against cyberattacks.

Marketplace

Monica Paquette : New York Law Journal : March 11, 2015

Mayer Brown has relocated its New York City offices to 1221 Avenue of the Americas in Rockefeller Center, after nearly 20 years at 1675 Broadway. Also, Media General Inc. has leased the entire 62nd floor of the landmark Empire State Building

Winston Poaches 11-Partner Team From Pillsbury

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 11, 2015

Less than a week after Winston & Strawn hired Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman's structured products practice head, it is poised to pick up another 10 corporate, finance and private equity partners from the same firm.

Latham & Watkins Appoints New London Managing Partner

Chris Johnson : The Am Law Daily : March 11, 2015

Latham & Watkins has appointed finance partner Jay Sadanandan as the new head of its London office, replacing corporate partner Nick Cline, who finished a five-year term as office managing partner in February.

Littler Goes to Guatemala, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 08, 2015

Littler Mendelson's Swiss verein enters Guatemala, as the global labor and employment firm loses a six-lawyer team in Atlanta; Covington & Burling opens in Los Angeles; Paul Hastings' hiring spree extends to Brazil; and other notable additions from throughout The Am Law 200.

Fried Frank and Paul Hastings Poach IP Heads, Plus More Lateral Moves

Brian Baxter : The Am Law Daily : March 03, 2015

Patterson Belknap and Shearman & Sterling lose a pair of IP practice leaders; Cadwalader rebuilds in Houston; more Bingham McCutchen refugees find new homes; and other notable hires from throughout The Am Law 200.