Litigator of the Week Runners-Up and Shout-Outs

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The American Lawyer's Litigation Daily recognized a team White & Case for securing a reversal from the Ninth Circuit in a case concerning when federal contractors can remove cases to federal court under the federal officer removal statute.

In a 2-1 decision, the court held that the Firm's clients—private contractors who provided war-zone security services to the U.S. Department of Defense under the Theater-Wide Internal Security Services II (TWISS II) contract—had met their burden to show federal jurisdiction over claims brought by a group of their employees who guarded bases, equipment and personnel in Iraq.

White & Case team was led by partner Tara Lee, counsel Scott Lerner, who argued the appeal, and associate Benedict Bernstein.

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