Managing Partner: Hugh Verrier
Number of partners worldwide: 423
Total lawyers worldwide: 1900
Firm Overview: White & Case is a global law firm, ideally positioned to help its clients achieve their ambitions in today’s G20 world.The firm’s cross-border expertise and unrivalled depth of local, US and English-qualified lawyers help clients navigate some of the most complex domestic and multijurisdictional deals and disputes.White & Case’s commitment to its clients’immediate needs and long-term interests helps create enduring partnerships.
Main Areas of Practice:
Antitrust: Clients throughout the world seek the advice ofWhite & Case antitrust lawyers. They count on the firm’s extensive experience in litigation against governmental authorities or private parties, counseling on delicate questions and comprehensive worldwide coverage of merger control regimes.
Asset Finance: White & Case is a recognised leader in global leasing, asset-based financing and structured financial transactions and has pioneered many of the tax, legal and financial structures used in countries around the world.
Banking: Since White & Case’s founding, banking has been at the core of the firm’s practice. Today, it represents major banks worldwide, including many of the largest. The firmprovides guidance related to acquisition finance, commercial lending, project finance, bankruptcy and debt restructurings and regulatory advice.
Capital Markets: White & Case has a formidable reputation in the field of international securities and finance. Clients benefit from the firm’s capabilities in equity and debt offerings, sovereign issues, high-yield debt, securitisations, derivatives, investment funds and regulatory and broker-dealer matters.
Commercial Litigation: Clients entrust White & Case with their “must-win” matters – disputes in which huge sums, invaluable patents and brands, and even out-and-out company survival are at stake. The firm has won major trials and appeals for clients in an array of industries, including financial services, pharmaceuticals, technology, sports media and entertainment and consumer products.
Financial Restructuring & Insolvency: Representing clients in all aspects of restructurings, workouts and insolvency matters, including transactional and litigation matters,White & Case has the global resources and experience necessary for handling transactions in multiple jurisdictions and a wide range of industries. The firm has played key roles in many of the most complex and high-profile restructuring matters of recent years, including many of the largest Chapter 11 filings in the United States as well as the Greek sovereign debt restructuring.
Intellectual Property: White & Case was one of the first full-service firms to develop an intellectual property practice. Its lawyers protect and defend clients’ innovations, creative works and brands around the world, offering advice related to patents, copyrights and designs, IP audits and due diligence, licensing and merchandising, sourcing and technology, and privacy and data protection.
International Arbitration: White & Case is the only leading global law firm with large and long-established international arbitration teams in New York, Washington, DC, London, Paris and Stockholm.With more than 150 specialist arbitration practitioners across 20 of its 39 offices, White & Case offers unsurpassed breadth and depth of resources worldwide. Mergers & Acquisitions: White & Case offers market-leading expertise regarding strategic and private equity transactions and crossborder transactions. It has devised creative deal structures, designed acquisition programs and planned and implemented strategies for both acquirers and potential acquisition targets in domestic and crossborder transactions around the world.
Pro Bono: White & Case has a long history of pro bono and is one of the largest providers of pro bono legal services in the world. The firm places pro bono on a par with its commercial practices in the leadership, focus and management that it brings to bear for its clients’ benefit.
Project Finance: White & Case is an innovator in project finance, energy and infrastructure law. The firm offers market-leading advice on cross-border project structuring and development, financing, government regulation, M&A, and construction and other contract issues across several sectors, including oil and gas, power, infrastructure, telecommunications and mining and metals.
Tax: White & Case’s tax lawyers and advisors are strategically located in financial centers and government capitals worldwide to provide timely, effective advice on evolving tax law and policies. The practice has provided clients with innovative, practical approaches to minimise tax liabilities on issues ranging from mergers and acquisitions to financings and investment fund transactions.
Trade: White & Case helps clients manage the risks and maximise the opportunities associated with the increasing regulation of international trade in goods and services.The firm has an interdisciplinary, fullservice global trade practice that is one of the world’s largest and most active in trade remedies and in the law of the World Trade Organization.
White-Collar: White & Case helps clients deal with government investigations and enforcement matters. In addition to years of front-line prosecutorial experience, the firm has substantial experience defending clients through all phases of investigations, as well as criminal and civil enforcement proceedings. Clients include large corporations, as well as individuals prominent in business and political affairs.
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