Students & Graduates

Working at White & Case will launch, accelerate and build your career, opening doors and relationships around the world. Explore what that means for you.

Our Work

Navigate substantial challenges

As a White & Case lawyer, you’ll work on fast-paced, cutting-edge projects from the start of your career, working with our international teams on cross-border matters. You’ll gain client exposure early on, as you handle substantive matters that integrate your law school studies with on-the-job insight and guidance from your mentor.

 

Work across borders

At White & Case, "global" is considerably more than a market description. Over the past 100 years, we’ve built an unrivalled network of 44 offices in 30 countries. Many of our clients are multinational organizations with complex needs, and you will help create innovative solutions that span multiple jurisdictions.

White & Case has made me realize that excellent customer service is the key to success. It gives me tremendous satisfaction to work in a firm whose values I share and to see that all my effort results in tangible help for our clients.

Marta Osowska
Associate, Warsaw

White & Case has given me a solid foundation and perfect platform to embark on my legal career as an international lawyer starting in Hong Kong as a trainee solicitor and now in New York doing top-notch leveraged finance work. 

Gladys Moon
Associate, New York

White & Case has provided me with a great opportunity to work on major and complex cross-border disputes with a top-class team of bright and talented professionals based in the Firm’s worldwide chain of offices.

Alexander Sysoev
Associate, Moscow

 

Develop your knowledge

Our full-service offering provides you with intentionally broad exposure to a variety of client challenges, transaction types and relevant bodies of law. As you progress, your strengths and interests become an important consideration in your eventual assignment to a practice or industry group.

 

Advance with a growing firm

We’re committed to substantial growth between now and 2020. For you, the increase in our associate and graduate ranks means more opportunity for career advancement.

Our People

Collaborate with enterprising teams

As an organization, we celebrate both individual excellence and team success. Our culture expects, encourages and recognizes enterprising, Firm-focused achievement, realized through teamwork with talented colleagues worldwide. 

 

Think globally

We look for globally minded citizens of the world who are eager to work across borders and cultures and are intrigued by solving problems within multiple legal systems. Our people are recognized for their diversity, which you’ll experience from the day you start here. At last count, 94 nationalities and 90 languages were represented in our workforce.

White & Case is a true representation of London—it is an amalgamation of different cultures and backgrounds. I never have to change who I am or what I believe in, and I have the opportunity to learn from someone different every day.

Juanita Derex-Briggs
Trainee Solicitor, London

White & Case has given me the opportunity to take on responsibility and have direct contact with clients from the very start of my career. 

Pedro Hendel
Associate, Madrid

I joined the Moscow team while still a student in law school. It was during this challenging time when I first experienced the support and commitment extended by all White & Case lawyers.

Ekaterina Logvinova
Local Partner, Moscow

The best aspects of the summer program were the amazing interaction of the partners, the opportunity to bond with the summer associates and the variety of summer events.

Tricia Grant
Associate, Washington, DC

 

Join an inclusive workplace

Inclusion is a business imperative for us. The nature of our client projects requires collaboration across borders, organically driving the recruitment of a diverse workforce that mirrors local priorities.

 

Learn from the best

We’re committed to a culture of engagement, stewardship and mentorship between Firm leaders, experienced lawyers and junior associates. Support may mean assigned supervision and formal evaluations or informal open-door guidance and feedback from partners or senior associates.

Our Offer

Become a great lawyer

We will help you become a great lawyer, in a "high stretch, high support" culture that provides you with guidance, training and feedback every step of the way. You’ll work with peers who are as committed as you are to being the best at what they do and who are equally inspired by the success of others.

 

Gain global exposure

We believe mobility enhances career development. We offer selected paths to placement in our network of offices around the world, as well as the expectation that you will work on client matters that require multijurisdictional solutions. Our training programs are built to give you international experience and exposure.

The opportunities for development and advancement at all levels at White & Case are unparalleled.

Christina Koravos
Associate, Melbourne

It is hard work but I don't think I would enjoy these privileges anywhere else: hands-on work, on intriguing matters on a global scale, and unbelievable opportunities to build practical experience and expertise. 

Petr Lupač
Associate, Prague

Being truly global is not just a buzzword at White & Case. Starting with the summer program, associates have the opportunity to work with a variety of clients and colleagues from around the world on a daily basis.

Nathan Zhang
Associate, Silicon Valley

 

Develop your network

Working at White & Case launches careers within and outside the Firm. We foster continuous networking through a rolling program of practice- and industry-focused seminars and workshops. Client secondments offer additional chances to expand your relationships and deepen your sector insight.

 

Make an impact

We live our explicit commitment to social responsibility through a robust, international pro bono program. Last year, White & Case lawyers billed more than 108,000 pro bono hours on a distinctive roster of clients and projects. For an associate, our pro bono work is an invitation to tackle pressing social issues and make a positive contribution to local communities.

Locations

White & Case is an international law firm with a common mission and shared values. Each of our local offices offers you a unique profile of industry practices and a mix of global and local client matters. To review our application process, training programs and available positions, click on the location that interests you.