Look up “global law firm” in the thesaurus, and you’ll find White & Case. A leader in cross-border work, the firm works across two dozen practice areas. The firm is home to a truly diverse team of lawyers and boasts a top-down commitment to fostering an inclusive workplace. The firm works across two dozen practice areas, from antitrust/competition to white collar/investigations. Among the 17 industries it works in are consumer products, financial institutions, manufacturing and industrial, media, mining and metals, oil and...
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Experience is the name of the game when it comes to landing a spot at White & Case. International experience is a plus, as is work or life experience that demonstrates solid work ethic and problem-solving. There is a strong sense of respect between associates and partners, and partners don’t hesitate to give associates credit where it’s due. Associates are generally pleased with the transparency offered from the top, both in terms of firmwide decisions and personal performance; in fact, associates can request real-time feedback on an ongoing basis. But some wish there was more insight into the partnership path. Nevertheless, many feel making partner is possible, though difficult, and note the firm is not up or out and offers other senior attorney roles like counsel. Hours ...
Founded at the dawn of the 20th century, White & Case has grown from its New York beginnings to become a truly global law firm. The firm has 44 offices across 30 countries—including eight in the U.S.—and is well known for its experience handling cross-border and multi-jurisdictional cases and transactions.
Big Apple Roots
Using their own savings accounts, Justin DuPratt White and George B. Case opened their eponymous firm in downtown Manhattan in 1901, profiting quickly thanks to their relationship with Henry P. Davison, a prominent financier who became a senior partner at JP Morgan & Company. Thus, White & Case’s first clients were entities that had been formed or financed by JP Morgan. White & Case also advised White’s alma mat...
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