David Hille | White & Case LLP International Law Firm, Global Law Practice
David Hille
David Hille

David Hille

Partner, New York

David Hille is a senior disputes lawyer with significant experience in a broad range of litigation and international arbitration proceedings.


David Hille handles disputes on behalf of international clients in cases involving complex contracts, securities, antitrust, intellectual property and class actions. He has significant international arbitration experience and represents sovereign and other clients in an array of proceedings, including those conducted according to ICDR, UNCITRAL, ICSID, ICC, SIAC and CPR rules.

Notable clients benefiting from David's knowledge and experience include national and provincial governments, sovereign wealth funds, financial institutions, global pharmaceutical companies, a global consumer electronics company and numerous clients in the oil and gas space. He also has experience in helping high net worth individuals in a variety of sensitive matters. David also sits on the Board of the Legal Aid Society and is actively involved in the Society's work.

David has served in a number of leadership positions at the Firm.  He has been head of the Firm's Disputes Section for the Americas and currently serves on the global Partnership Committee, the Firm's eight member, elected governance body.

Bars and Courts

  • New York State Bar
  • US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
  • US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • US District Court for the Southern District of New York
  • US District Court for the Eastern District of New York


  • JD, University of Notre Dame
  • BS, Clemson University


  • English


A Canadian Province's UNCITRAL arbitration proceedings

A national government in an ICSID arbitration

A global consumer electronics company in a SIAC arbitration and related U.S. litigation

Sovereign wealth funds in a variety of international disputes

A global construction and engineering firm in a RICO action

A global pharmaceutical company in a variety of commercial disputes

A petroleum refining and marketing company in an antitrust class action

A worldwide manufacturer of gas turbines in an ICDR arbitration

An international oil and energy company in securities and ERISA and consumer class actions

A global electronics manufacturer in an intellectual property arbitration