Firm Profile

White & Case LLP
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Headquarters

1221 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10020-1095
United States
(212) 819.8200

Firm Details

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.

Management

Hugh Verrier
Managing Partner

Law Firm of the Year Awards

  • Project Finance and Development Practice in Australia (2019)
  • Capital Markets Law in France (2019)

Top Listed National Awards

  • Top Listed in Finland in Capital Markets Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Russia in Environmental Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in the United States in International Arbitration - Commercial with 8 lawyers

Top Listed State Awards

  • Top Listed in District of Columbia in International Arbitration - Commercial with 6 lawyers

Top Listed City Awards

  • Top Listed in Helsinki in Capital Markets Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Moscow in Environmental Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Berlin in Insurance Law with 2 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Washington in International Arbitration - Commercial with 6 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Hamburg in Restructuring and Insolvency Law with 4 lawyers
  • Top Listed in Frankfurt/Main in Technology Law with 2 lawyers

Awards

  • Financial Times US Innovative Lawyers 2012
  • Global and Power Legal Adviser of the Year - Infrastructure Journal
  • Law360 Practice Group of the Year -- Competition
  • Top Global Bankrupcty Firm for 2011 -- The Deal
  • Global and Power Legal Adviser of the Year by Infrastructure Journal
  • Int. Arbitration Client Service Award - Chambers
  • Global Law Firm of the Year - Law360
  • Most Innovative US Firm in Europe -- IFLR
  • Law360 Practice Group of the Year -- Project Finance
  • Best International Firm for Talent Management- Euromoney's Women in Business Law Awards
  • The Legal Aid Society’s 2012 Pro Bono Honor Roll
  • Thomson Reuters Foundation TrustLaw Pro Bono Leaders Award for Best International Law Firm
  • Make-A-Wish International’s International Corporate Partner Award
  • 100% rating by the Human Rights Campaign Index for LGBT workplace issues
  • American Lawyer 2012 Diversity Scorecard Honoree award for Top firms for Diversity
  • M&A Law Firm of the Year M&A Legal Advisor
  • Seven White & Case Transactions Awarded Project Finance International 2011 "Deals of the Year"
  • Thomson Reuters Foundation Trust Law Awards Innovation Award
  • Law 360 Law Firm of the Year -- Pro Bono

About Our Clients

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.

Contacts

Mark Gidley
Antitrust
202-626-3609
Christopher P. Frampton
Asset Finance
212-819-8426
Eric Berg
Bank Finance
212-819-8253
Stuart Matty
Capital Markets/Securities
44 20 7532 1430
Glenn Kurtz
Commercial Litigation
212-819-8252
John Reiss
Corporate/M&A
212-819-8247
Arthur Scavone
Energy, Infrastructure & Project Finance
212-819-8710
Paul Milmed
Environmental
212-819-8751
Richard Horsch
Environmental
212-819-8866
Dimitrios Drivas
Intellectual Property
212-819-8286
Paul Friedland
International Arbitration
212-819-8917
Michael E. Kavoukjian
Private Clients
305-995-5227
John Reiss
Private Equity
212-819-8247
Abby Cohen Smutny
Public International Law
202-626-3600
Steven Vainder
Real Estate
305-995-5226
Thomas Higgins
Real Estate
212-819-8813
Thomas Lauria
Restructuring and Insolvency
305-995-5282
John Donovan
Securitization and Structured Finance
212-819-8530
Kim Marie Boylan
Tax
202-626-3685
Walter Spak
WTO/International Trade
202-626-3606

Firm Practice Areas

  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Arbitration and Mediation
  • Asset Finance Law
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Capital Markets Law
  • Construction Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Energy and Natural Resources Law
  • Environmental Law
  • Equipment Finance Law
  • Financial Institutions
  • Franchise Law
  • Hospitality and Tourism Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Information Technology Law
  • Insolvency and Reorganization Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • International Arbitration
  • Investment Funds
  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Leveraged Buyouts
  • Litigation
  • Media Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Law
  • Outsourcing
  • Private Equity Law
  • Project Finance and Development Practice
  • Public Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Regulatory Practice
  • Structured Finance Law
  • Tax Law
  • Technology Law
  • Telecommunications Law
  • Trade Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Venture Capital Law

Office Locations

Australia

Australia

Melbourne, Australia

Level 32, Rialto Towers

525 Collins Street

Melbourne VIC 3000

Australia

61 3 8486 8000

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Sydney, Australia

Governor Phillip Tower, 1 Farrer Place

Suite 50A, Level 50

Sydney NSW 2000

Australia

61 2 8249 2600

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Belgium

Belgium

Brussels, Belgium

Wetstraat 62 rue de la Loi

Brussels 1040

Belgium

32 2 239 26 20

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Brazil

Brazil

São Paulo, Brazil

Av. Brig. Faria Lima, 2.277 – 4th Floor

São Paulo 01452-000

Brazil

55 11 3147 5600

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China

China

Beijing, China

China Central Place, Tower One, 19th Floor

81 Jianguo Lu, Chaoyang District

Beijing 100025

China

86 10 5912 9600

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Shanghai, China

CITIC Square, 39th Floor

1168 West Nanjing Road

Shanghai 200041

China

86 21 6132 5900

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Czech Republic

Czech Republic

Prague, Czech Republic

Na Příkopĕ 14

Prague 110 00

Czech Republic

420 255 771 111

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Finland

Finland

Helsinki, Finland

Pohjoisesplanadi 37 A

Helsinki 00100

Finland

358 9 228 641

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France

France

Paris, France

19, Place Vendôme

Paris 75001

France

33 1 55 04 15 15

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Germany

Germany

Berlin, Germany

John F. Kennedy-Haus

Rahel Hirsch-Straße 10

Berlin 10557

Germany

49 30 8809 11 0

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Düsseldorf, Germany

Graf-Adolf-Platz 15

Düsseldorf 40213

Germany

49 211 491 95 0

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Frankfurt/Main, Germany

Bockenheimer Landstraße 20

Frankfurt/Main 60323

Germany

49 69 29994 0

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Hamburg, Germany

Valentinskamp 70 / EMPORIO

Hamburg 20355

Germany

49 40 35005 0

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong

Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Central Tower, Ninth Floor

28 Queen's Road Central

Hong Kong

Hong Kong

852 2822 8700

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Italy

Italy

Milan, Italy

Piazza Diaz One

Milan 20123

Italy

39 02 00688 300

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Japan

Japan

Tokyo, Japan

Marunouchi Trust Tower Main, 26th Floor

1-8-3 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku

Tokyo 100-0005

Japan

81 3 6384 3300

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Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan

Almaty, Kazakhstan

11th floor, BC Talan Towers

16 Dostyk Stree

Almaty 010016

Kazakhstan

7 727 255 28 68

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Astana, Kazakhstan

3rd Floor Block A Business Center Q

Kabanbai Batyr Street, 15A

Astana 010000

Kazakhstan

7 717 255 28 68

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Mexico

Mexico

México, D.F., Mexico

Torre del Bosque - PH

Blvd. Manuel Avila Camacho #24

México, D.F. 11000

Mexico

52 55 5540 9600

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Poland

Poland

Warszawa, Poland

M. Studniarek i Wspólnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.

al. Jana Pawła II 22

Warszawa 00-133

Poland

48 22 50 50 100

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Qatar

Qatar

Doha, Qatar

Alfardan Office Tower, Seventh Floor

P.O. Box 22027

Doha

Qatar

974 440 64300

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Russia

Russia

Moscow, Russia

4 Romanov Pereulok

Moscow 125009

Russia

7 495 787 3000

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Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

The Business Gate, Zone C, Buidling 26

Airport Road

Riyadh 11512

Saudi Arabia

966 1 2546 800

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Singapore

Singapore

Singapore, Singapore

8 Marina View #27-01

Asia Square Tower 1

Singapore 018960

Singapore

65 6225 6000

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Slovakia

Slovakia

Bratislava, Slovakia

Hlavné námestie 5

Bratislava 811 01

Slovakia

421 2 5441 5100

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South Africa

South Africa

Sandton, South Africa

4th Floor, Tower 2

102 Rivonia Road

Sandton 2196

South Africa

27 11 341 4000

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South Korea

South Korea

Youngdeungpo-Gu

Youngdeungpo-Gu

Seoul, Youngdeungpo-Gu

Foreign Legal Consultant Office

31F One IFC, 10 Gukjegeumyung-ro

Seoul, Youngdeungpo-Gu 07326

South Korea

82 2 6138 8800

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Spain

Spain

Madrid, Spain

Pº de la Castellana, 7

Madrid 28046

Spain

34 91 787 6300

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Sweden

Sweden

Stockholm, Sweden

Biblioteksgatan 12

P.O. Box 5573

Stockholm 114 85

Sweden

46 8 5063 2300

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Switzerland

Switzerland

Genève, Switzerland

Quai du Mont-Blanc 5

Genève 1201

Switzerland

41 22 906 9800

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Turkey

Turkey

Ankara, Turkey

Piyade Sokak No. 18/12

Ankara 06550

Turkey

90 312 442 5680

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Istanbul, Turkey

Büyükdere Caddesi No: 102 Kat 28/109

Esentepe

Istanbul 34394

Turkey

90 212 354 2000

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United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Sowwah Square, Al Sila Tower, 16th Floor

P.O. Box 128616

Abu Dhabi

United Arab Emirates

971 2 611 3400

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

8th Floor, Capricorn Tower

Sheikh Zayed Road

P.O. Box 9705

Dubai

United Arab Emirates

971 4 381 6200

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United Kingdom

United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom

5 Old Broad Street

London EC2N 1DW

United Kingdom

44 20 7532 1000

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United States

United States

California

California

Los Angeles, CA

555 South Flower Street, Suite 2700

Los Angeles, CA 90071-2433

United States

(213) 620.7700

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Palo Alto, CA

Two Palo Alto Square, Suite 900

3000 El Camino Real

Palo Alto, CA 94306

United States

(650) 213.0300

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District of Columbia

District of Columbia

Washington, DC

701 Thirteenth Street, NW

Washington, DC 20005-3807

United States

(202) 626.3600

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Florida

Florida

Miami, FL

Southeast Financial Center, Suite 4900

200 South Biscayne Boulevard

Miami, FL 33131-2352

United States

(305) 371.2700

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts

Boston, MA

75 State Street

Boston, MA 02109-1814

United States

(617) 979.9300

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New York

New York

New York, NY

1221 Avenue of the Americas

New York, NY 10020-1095

United States

(212) 819.8200

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