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2016 Annual Review
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2016 Annual Review

2016 Awards and Rankings

Our work for clients earned external recognition with awards and top rankings worldwide in 2016.

 

Winning practices

Cross-Border M&A Law Firm of the Year
Cross-Border Deal of the Year (>US$1B)
M&A Deal of the Year (US$5 – 20B)

– The M&A Advisor’s 8th Annual International M&A Awards 

Practice Groups of the Year:
Life Sciences
International Arbitration
Competition

– Law360

5 Deals of the Year
– Project Finance International

Global Legal Advisor of the Year
Middle East and North Africa Legal Advisor of the Year

– IJGlobal Awards

2016 Restructuring Team of the Year
– International Financial Law Review

John H. Pickering Award
– Pro Bono Institute
 

Most innovative US law firm in Europe

For the second straight year, White & Case was named the “most innovative US law firm in Europe” by International Financial Law Review.

"A top performer, winning the most innovative US firm in Europe award after a particularly strong showing."
  

Global legal awards

We won seven 2016 global legal awards—more than any other law firm.

Grand Prize: Global Finance Deal of the Year
Global Citizenship Award: Lifetime Achievement 
Global Finance Deal of the Year: Projects
Global Dispute of the Year: International Litigation
Global Finance Deal of the Year: Private Restructuring
Global Finance Deal of the Year: Public Restructuring
Global Dispute of the Year: Investment Arbitration (Americas)
– The American Lawyer
  

Rankings

#1 Ranked International Arbitration Practice
– ​​​Global Arbitration Review GAR 30 Ranking

Among the Top 3 Global 20 Law Firms
– ​​​Law360

#1 International Firm in the United Kingdom (based on revenue)
– ​​​The Lawyer

Among the Top 3 Most Innovative Law Firms in North America
– ​​​FT North America Innovative Lawyers 2016 Report

 

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