White & Case is a leading global law firm with lawyers in 39 offices across 26 countries. Among the first US-based law firms to establish a truly global presence, we provide counsel and representation in virtually every area of law that affects cross-border business. Our clients value both the breadth of our global network and the depth of our US, English and local law capabilities in each of our regions and rely on us for their complex cross-border transactions, as well as their representation in arbitration and litigation proceedings.
White & Case was founded in 1901in downtown Manhattan by J. DuPratt White and George B. Case. Today it is a global law firm—with offices in North America, South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia—and is uniquely positioned to help its clients achieve their ambitions in today’s G-20 world. As a pioneering international law firm, it brings clients the best of its cross-border experience, practice expertise and industry knowledge.
MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE
Antitrust: Clients count on the extensive experience of White & Case antitrust lawyers in litigation against governmental authorities or private parties, counseling on delicate questions and comprehensive worldwide coverage of merger control regimes.
Asset Finance: White & Case is a recognized leader in global leasing, asset-based financing and structured financial transactions and has pioneered many tax, legal and financial structures used around the world.
Banking: White & Case represents major banks worldwide, including many of the largest, and provides guidance on acquisition finance, commercial lending, project finance, bankruptcy and debt restructurings and regulatory compliance.
Capital Markets: Clients benefit from the firm’s capabilities in equity and debt offerings, sovereign issues, high yield debt, securitizations, derivatives, investment funds and regulatory and broker-dealer matters.
Commercial Litigation: Clients entrust White & Case with disputes in which huge sums, invaluable patents and brands and even company survival are at stake and has won major trials and appeals for clients in an array of industries.
Financial Restructuring & Insolvency: White & Case represents clients in complex and high-profile restructurings, workouts and insolvency matters. The firm handles transactions in multiple jurisdictions and a wide range of industries.
Intellectual Property: White & Case lawyers protect clients’ innovations and creative works, offering advice related to patents, copyrights, IP audits, licensing and merchandising, sourcing and technology, and privacy and data protection.
International Arbitration: With more than 150 specialist arbitration practitioners as long-established international arbitration teams in 20 of its 38 offices, White & Case offers unsurpassed breadth and depth of arbitration resources worldwide.
Mergers & Acquisitions: White & Case offers market-leading expertise on strategic and private equity domestic and cross-border transactions with creative deal structures and strategies for both acquirers and potential targets.
Pro Bono: White & Case has a long history of pro bono and is one of the world’s largest providers of pro bono legal services.
Project Finance: An innovator in project finance, energy and infrastructure law, the firm offers market-leading advice on project structuring and development, financing, government regulation, M&A, construction and other issues.
Tax: White & Case’s tax lawyers and advisors provide timely, effective advice on evolving tax law and policies and supply clients with innovative, practical approaches to minimize tax liabilities.
Trade: The interdisciplinary, full-service global trade practice helps clients manage the risks and maximize the opportunities associated with the increasing regulation of international trade in goods and services.
White Collar: White & Case defends clients, including large corporations and prominent individuals, in all phases of government investigations and criminal and civil enforcement proceedings.
The firm’s clients are public and privately held businesses and financial institutions involved in sophisticated transactions and complex dispute resolution proceedings. The firm works with the world's most established and respected companies, including 75% of the Global Fortune 100 and 25% of the Fortune 500, as well as with start-up visionaries, governments and state-owned entities. With new technologies, globalization, consolidation and other forces continuously changing how business gets done, the firm helps its clients evaluate the risks and rewards of ventures designed to advance their interests.