White & Case is a truly global law firm that grew from deep roots in New York. Founded in 1901, we quickly developed into a recognized US leader in corporate and banking law. Today, more than 1,000 lawyers serve clients from our offices in eight US commercial hubs: Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Silicon Valley and Washington, DC.
We built a reputation as an innovator by helping clients achieve their goals, with novel, often award-winning solutions to complex legal matters both within the US and across borders. Our global clients include some of the most noteworthy names in the financial, corporate and government sectors.
For the past eight consecutive years, we have ranked among the Top 10 most diverse US law firms on The American Lawyer’s "Diversity Scorecard." People in our US offices speak 70 languages and represent 78 nationalities.
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
Among the Top 5 most innovative law firms in North America: 2013 – 2021
#2 Most innovative law firm in North America: Business of Law (2021)
#1 Most innovative law firm in North America (2020)
The Financial Times Innovative Lawyers North America Report
US Law Firm of the Year
International Financial Law Review 2021
Consistently ranked in the top 10 for M&A by deal value in the US and globally
Mergermarket, Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg league tables
Number One International Arbitration Practice globally
Global Arbitration Review 2015 – 2019, 2021
Band 1: Antitrust-Cartel, Capital Markets-Securitization, Energy-Mining & Metals (Transactional), International Arbitration-The Elite, International Trade-CFIUS Experts, Projects-Power & Renewables (Transactional), SPACs
Chambers USA 2021
Tier 1 for International Arbitration, International Litigation, Restructuring/Bankruptcy, Antitrust-Civil Litigation/Class Actions (Defense), Antitrust-Cartel
The Legal 500 United States 2021
Green Finance – Sustainability-Linked Deal of the Year
Marine Money 2021
Hertz Global Holdings: One of the largest, most complex restructurings ever
Hertz's successful chapter 11 reorganization and recapitalization, which included more than US$2 billion of new corporate financing, while reducing corporate debt by about US$5 billion.
World's largest IPO to date
Saudi Aramco on its US$29.4 billion initial public offering. Won GlobalCapital's "Most Innovative ECM Deal."
Resounding victory for Anthem Inc. in US$1.85 billion landmark dispute
In one of the hardest-fought broken deal disputes in US history, the Delaware Supreme Court unanimously affirmed that Anthem, one of the largest health insurers in the US, did not owe a reverse termination fee to its former merger partner Cigna Corporation.
Lead international (non-US) litigation counsel for Meta
Handle cutting-edge issues in 160+ jurisdictions in matters involving complex international contract disputes, privacy and defamation, data protection, trade secrets, unfair competition, content strategy, free speech and censorship, intermediary liability, as well as criminal and regulatory investigations and consumer class actions.
Republic of Ecuador's successful US$17.4 billion sovereign debt restructuring
Advised the largest group of bondholders on restructuring the country's external debt. Won IFLR Americas Awards "Debt and Equity-linked Deal of the Year" for 2021.
One of the largest-ever deals in the global chemical industry
Saudi Aramco in its US$69.1 billion acquisition of a 70 percent stake in SABIC.
Member of the Pfizer Legal Alliance. Successful defense of Pfizer’s proprietary rights to Celebrex®, Lyrica®, Lipitor®, Xalkori®, Toviaz®, Detrol®, Zoloft®, Pristiq® and Neupogen®. Antitrust litigation in first-of-its-kind case involving biosimilars.