Global law firm White & Case is once again recognized as a "Global Elite" law firm, ranking in the Top Ten competition law firms worldwide by Global Competition Review. The GCR 100 recognizes White & Case for handling a lion's share of "the most important antitrust work around the world."
The GCR Survey also recognized White & Case in ten key jurisdictions: Brussels, Washington, DC, New York, Czech Republic, France, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia and Slovakia.
In GCR 100's subpractice rankings, the firm's private antitrust litigation work is in the Top 5, and White & Case's cartel work is in the Top 10.
GCR noted White & Case's "impressive portfolio of cartel work" and observed that, "in criminal defence work, the firm prides itself on ensuring that clients don't plead guilty."
White & Case's antitrust work in several high-profile matters were mentioned in GCR's profile, including:
- The NYC trial win for JP Morgan Chase Foreign Exchange trader London-based Richard Usher, in the preeminent US antitrust criminal trial of the year
- Crédit Agricole in its appeal against the Euribor decision
- Nexans in its appeal challenging the seizure of documents that led to the Power Cables Cartel decision
- Servier in its appeal against the European Commission's largest-ever pay-for-delay fine in the Perindopril case, as well as a number of pharmaceutical antitrust class action defense cases
"We are honored to be recognized among the world’s top competition practices, and are especially grateful to our clients who entrust us with their critical matters,” said Global Antitrust Practice Head J. Mark Gidley (Washington, DC). “Our high rankings are a testament to the hard work of our team, our global reach in 44 offices in 30 countries, and to the creative and bold solutions provided to our clients.”