Overview

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White & Case is a truly global law firm, uniquely positioned to help our clients achieve their ambitions in today's G20 world. As a pioneering global law firm, our cross-border expertise and diverse team of local, US and English-qualified lawyers consistently deliver results for our clients. Leveraging our insights and judgment across the Firm, we deliver clear, practical advice to navigate clients through some of the most complex domestic and multijurisdictional deals and disputes.

In both established and emerging markets, our lawyers are integral, longstanding members of the community, giving our clients insights into the local business environment alongside our expertise in multiple jurisdictions.

From the day you join, you'll be an active part of this—working with colleagues across the world in high-performing, cross-border and cross-practice teams where each member is valued for his or her skills, outlook and experience.

Business is global, economies are global, and our clients are global. That's what we're built for.

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History

We were founded in New York in 1901 and subsequently have grown throughout the world's major financial centers—starting with Paris in 1926, London in 1971, and more recently in Abu Dhabi in 2008, Geneva and Doha in 2009, Milan in 2011, Madrid in 2013, Astana in 2014, Dubai and Seoul in 2015, Boston and Melbourne in 2016 and Sydney in 2017.  In May 2017, White & Case celebrated its 116th anniversary.

Values & culture

We have a diverse, enriching and enjoyable work culture. Our lawyers represent 90 nationalities and speak 80 languages, which is vital to our ability to effectively represent our diverse clients throughout the world. We offer an open-door, collaborative culture that fosters strong internal working relationships across all our offices.

As part of our global, One Firm culture, our practices, people and systems are integrated across offices and jurisdictions. This lets us deliver the resources and knowledge of our entire Firm—and our highest-quality client service—to all our clients, no matter where they are. Our clients appreciate this multijurisdictional agility and our proven ability to get things done strategically across borders.

We have an unrivaled depth of international lawyers, and we assemble the best teams to work across markets that matter most today—we want you to be part of our rich history and our future.

Rewards and recognition

The Firm has recently received the following rankings and awards:

Human Rights Campaign  2017 Corporate Equality Index:

  • We received our  ninth consecutive 100 percent rating on commitment to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) workplace issues.
  • This rating in the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index annual survey identifies the Firm as one of the best places to work for LGBT employees.

The American Lawyer's  2017 Diversity Scorecard:

  • We earned a  fourth consecutive #1 ranking as the most diverse law firm in the United States in a survey of 220 of the largest and highest-grossing law firms.

Law360's 2016 Top 100 Firms For Minority Attorneys:

  • We received a #1 ranking by Law360 as the most diverse law firm with respect to lawyers of color in the United States in a survey of more than 300 firms. 

Euromoney Women in Business Law Awards for “Best International Firm for Talent Management:

  • We received the award in the Americas in 2017, for the fifth consecutive year.
  • We received the award in Asia in 2016, for the second consecutive year.
  • We received the award in Europe in 2016.

Minority Corporate Counsel Association’s 2016 Do Good, Do Well List

  • We were recognized as one of two Tier 1 Firms with 20% or more racial/ethnic minority partners in the partnership.

Asian American Bar Association of New York

  • We received the 2017 Law Firm Diversity Award.

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

  • We received the 2016 Law Firm Diversity Award.

Asian American Bar Association of Silicon Valley

  • We received the 2016 Hope Award for Diversity.

Clients

We work with some of the world's most respected and well-established banks and businesses, as well as start-up visionaries, governments and state-owned entities.

We help our clients achieve their business objectives across borders in the world's established and emerging markets. In the past year, we worked with clients from 118 countries on matters in 151 countries.

We are deeply committed to understanding our clients' legal, commercial and cultural needs; our clients appreciate how we look out for their long-term interests and create enduring, trusting partnerships.