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.
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A passport isn’t required to work at White & Case, but you’ll probably want to get one. Not for nothing is the firm known as one of the most international firms in BigLaw; in 2021, its attorneys represented clients from 115 countries, on matters in 196 countries. Naturally, associates who gravitate to White & Case are interested in doing substantive international work, and they happily report that they get plenty of it, starting as early as the summer associate program. Associates love the unique culture of the firm, which is heavily influenced by the presence of so many foreign attorneys and close ties to overseas offices, and attribute the firm’s impressive strides in diversity and inclusion work to its open-minded and global perspective. The firm definitely skew...
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 mater, Cornell University. I...
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