Together we make a mark
What started as a radical idea, that the world is our market, is now our reality. Today, complex client projects, nuanced local-market knowledge and global capabilities define who we are. Explore what it means for your career.
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 45 offices in 31 countries. Many of our clients are multinational organizations with complex needs, and you will help create innovative solutions that span multiple jurisdictions.
Starting your career at White & Case guarantees that you will get cutting edge work on top notch matters from day one. With partners who truly value your work and input, and colleagues who always have your back, working at White & Case makes the challenges that come with being a BigLaw associate enjoyable.
Associate, Los Angeles
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.
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.
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, 97 nationalities and 89 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 120,000 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.
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.
Building on a global platform
At White & Case, our geographic investments, client roster and practice/industry concentrations demonstrate our international standing. You’ll work alongside outstanding colleagues on substantive projects that include both cross-border and local matters, and benefit from a culture receptive to new ideas and innovation.
Since joining White & Case, this experience has shown me the value of working in international teams and bringing global perspective and expertise to the provision of client advice.
The complexity of the work at White & Case challenges and inspires me to push my boundaries - ultimately making me a better lawyer.
Create innovative solutions
We are proud to be recognized for our creative and agile solutions to client needs. In 2016, we were named "Most Innovative US Firm in Europe" by International Financial Law Review, for the second year in a row, and won seven global legal awards from The American Lawyer.
Refine your skills
With more than 2,000 lawyers, 17 industry groups and 25 practice areas, a White & Case career comes with the resources of a full-service, global firm. Our strategic focus is on M&A, Capital Markets and disputes related practices—which play to our strengths in cross-border work—and on industries with high use of cross-border legal services: Private Equity, Financial Institutions, Oil & Gas, and Technology.
Join a globally minded culture
As a Firm, we seek experienced lawyers with international interests, exposure and contacts who are eager to work across borders and cultures and intrigued by solutions structured within multiple legal systems.
Collaborate on dynamic project work
As an organization, we celebrate both individual excellence and team success. Our culture expects, encourages and recognizes enterprising, Firm-focused achievement, realized through collaborative teamwork. You’ll have the opportunity to engage professionally with equally talented lawyers drawn from different backgrounds, legal skill sets and both global and regional perspectives.
White & Case’s “One Firm” policy is not just a slogan. Most of my work is cross-border so I always work with colleagues in other offices.
Local Partner, Tokyo
Thanks to our great team and our strong and supportive collegial culture, I can always trust my amazing colleagues across the network to help out whenever things get tough.
Practice law beyond borders
We are naturally diverse because of the work we do, the locations we’re in and the type of people and clients we attract. In 2018, 97 nationalities and 89 languages were represented in our workforce.
Stewardship and mentorship
Our culture supports the sharing of insight and experience through stewardship and mentorship between Firm leaders, experienced lawyers and junior associates. You’ll find our partners and senior associates are approachable and interested in your development, and you’ll have opportunities to share what you know with peers and trainees.
We believe mobility enhances career development. A number of our partners and senior associates have advanced across White & Case offices, leveraging our unmatched international offer to support their aspirations. Our people have the chance to explore both new cultures and develop their knowledge of legal systems around the world.
Expand your network
We foster continuous networking through programs that regularly bring together practice teams, industry groups and peer-level associates to exchange ideas and build relationships. You’ll have continuous opportunities to expand and deepen your existing network.
White & Case has always given me the opportunity to learn on the job and develop my skills as a lawyer.
Accelerate your growth
White & Case professional development programs are designed to further growth at every stage of the associate journey. You’ll have access to training on topical developments and practice-specific innovations. Our Learning Forum site offers self-directed instruction in both business skills and practice-relevant knowledge.
Contribute to society
Last year, our lawyers billed more than 120,000 pro bono hours on a distinctive roster of clients and projects. You’ll be able to address issues such as human rights, legal education, access to justice, social impact, health and the environment.
White & Case is a global law firm with a common mission and shared values. At the same time, each of our local offices offers a unique profile of practices and industry concentrations, and mix of global and local client matters. Experienced lawyer hires are conducted through local offices. To find out more, click on the location that interests you.
A global workplace
Our business services professionals support more than 2,000 lawyers, working across 25 practice areas, 17 industry groups and in 31 countries. Supported by your colleagues from around the world, you will work on projects that have a global impact, as well as considerable regional importance.
Advance with a growing firm
We’re committed to substantial growth between now and 2020. And we need talented business professionals, strong in their field, to support our growth. You will have the opportunity to work with the most talented lawyers on cutting-edge projects that create new ways of operating, drive efficiency and build our business.
One of the reasons I was originally attracted to White & Case was its global footprint. On a day-to-day basis I could be speaking to colleagues in Asia, Europe or the Americas.
Marketing Operations, London
Navigate substantial challenges
The nature of our work and the fast pace of our projects mean you will work in an ever- changing environment. You may be supporting the development of artificial intelligence tools, building our reputation, supporting client work, winning new clients, recruiting and engaging talented people, ensuring the smooth running of our offices or delivering a multitude of services that support our lawyers: You will never be bored.
We look for globally minded citizens of the world who are eager to work across borders and cultures and are excited by creating plans and solutions that work across multiple markets. Our people are recognized for their diversity, which you’ll experience from the day you start here. At last count, 97 nationalities and 89 languages were represented in our workforce.
Collaborate with enterprising teams
As an organization, we celebrate both individual excellence and the shared success of the Firm. Our culture expects, encourages and recognizes enterprising, Firm-focused achievement realized through teamwork with talented colleagues worldwide.
Working at White & Case has given me opportunities to team up with great minds around the world. The roles I've had were challenging but equally fulfilling because the people at the Firm are exceptional.
Knowledge Shared Services Manager, Manila
A diverse and supportive work culture
When you join us, you can expect an enriching and enjoyable work culture. Our teams thrive on diversity and the benefits that diverse thinking and new perspectives and cultures afford our clients and ourselves.
We offer an open-door, collaborative culture that fosters strong internal working relationships across our offices worldwide.
Support and professional development
We will provide you with the support and professional development you need to become the best professional you can be. We seek people with formidable talents, and we encourage them to be both generous with their knowledge and forthright with their questions.
Stretching and supportive
We will help you develop your skills in your field, in a “high stretch, high support” culture that provides you with guidance, training and feedback. You’ll work with peers who are as committed as you are to being the best at what they do and who are inspired by the success of others.
I started my position as a secretary in the Hong Kong office and then moved to the Los Angeles office. White & Case provides a good working environment and benefits to employees. I feel valued and am recognized for my work. White & Case feels like home and I would like to work here until I retire.
Practice Assistant, Los Angeles
We hire talented business service professionals directly via our local offices. Roles vary according to the needs of each market and the size of the offices. To find out more, click on the relevant country.
From our Firm’s beginnings in New York in 1901, we’ve built an unrivalled network of 44 offices, serving clients in 180 countries today. A career with White & Case is an opportunity to become part of a global law firm, respected internationally but with truly local roots wherever we operate.
Committed to growth
White & Case is strongly committed to substantial growth—in numbers of clients, revenues and profitability, and lawyer headcount. For you, our growth means additional paths to signature work and career advancement.
Having a global mindset is about seeing the opportunities the world has to offer.
An elite, full-service firm
White & Case is a full-service firm of more than 2,000 lawyers, 25 practice areas and 17 industry groups. We help clients with legal matters that play to our strengths in handling complex cross-border work. We tailor our presence to client interests in local markets. There are multiple routes to your intended area of focus.
“There is no one way to succeed at White & Case. Our people come from all parts of the world and from all walks of life—and our strength lies in the diversity of our people.”
Partner, New York
Global experience and exposure
Our longstanding presence in key markets worldwide helps us deliver meaningful solutions for prominent clients around the world. If you’re a team player with a global mindset, the determination to succeed and the willingness to take charge of your career, we’d like to hear from you.
How you apply to White & Case will depend on the type of legal or professional training you’ve received, your experience and where you’d like to work with us. The application and interview steps, structure of training programs and available positions vary by region. To find out more about opportunities in your preferred market, go to the location page for that country.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
White & Case is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. It is our Firm's policy to recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other category protected by applicable law.
If you require assistance and/or accommodation to participate in our application and/or interview process, please email the recruiting contact listed for the relevant position. We will be happy to work with you.