Three White & Case partners were named "2015 MVPs" by legal publication Law360: Jaime Bianchi (in the Class Action category), Jack Pace (Life Sciences) and Morton Pierce (Mergers & Acquisitions).
Editors from Law360 reviewed more than 850 submissions to determine who stood out from the pack as elite lawyers with successes in high-stakes litigation, record-breaking deals and complex global matters.
Bianchi's practice is centered on complex commercial litigation, with a focus on defending Fortune 500 companies in consumer class action suits. He has defended clients in more than 60 different class actions, and he has also successfully prosecuted and defended numerous contractual employment claims. Bianchi represents clients in an array of industries, and he has significant litigation experience in the cable television/Internet and real estate sectors.
Pace, Executive Partner of White & Case's New York office, is a leading lawyer in the Firm's global antitrust litigation practice, representing several leading global pharmaceutical companies in class action litigation matters at the cutting edge of antitrust and intellectual property. He was previously honored by Law360 in 2013 as a "Rising Star under age 40" and in 2011 as a Co-MVP in the Competition category.
Pierce has more than 35 years of experience advising clients on mergers and acquisitions and related deals. He has been involved in numerous high-profile deals involving some of the world's best-known companies, and also in numerous cross-border and multijurisdictional merger and acquisition transactions.