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17 October 2016

White & Case continues City investment in latest promotions round

The New York-based firm has promoted 40 to partner in its latest global round, eight of whom are in the City.

By Victoria Basham

Krisztian Miklosy

This year's bumper round represents an increase of 29 per cent on the previous year, when the firm made up 31.With 21 made up to partnership, EMEA took the lion's share of the promotions, while 17 were taken on in the Americas and a modest two in the Asia Pacific region.

Boosting London presence

The firm aims to have more than 500 lawyers in London in four years as part of its 2020 strategy and has been actively boosting its London offering over the past month, picking up Clifford Chance's global banks sector co-head Patrick Sarch, BNY Mellon's EMEA regulatory head James Greig and Berwin Leighton Paisner's Michael Wistow, who joins as the firm's co-head of its tax practice in EMEA. The London office posted revenues of £185m for the 2015 financial year. The firm has also taken a ten-partner project finance team from Herbert Smith Freehills in Australia and launched offices in Melbourne and Sydney last month.The promotions take effect from 1 January 2017.

The list in full:



Paul Brumpton - Global International Arbitration Practice

Katja Butler - Global Mergers & Acquisitions Practice

Amanda Cowell - Global Commercial Litigation Practice

Ben Davies - Global Financial Restructuring and Insolvency Practice

Joanna Dimmock - Global White Collar Practice

Emma Foster - Global Banking Practice

Gareth Hodder - Global Project Finance Practice

Jarlath McGurran - Global Mergers & Acquisitions Practice


Rebecca Emory - Global Capital Markets Practice

Hendrik Röhricht - Global Mergers & Acquisitions Practice

Markus Stephanblome - Global Mergers & Acquisitions Practice


Grégoire Karila - Global Capital Markets Practice

Kirsten Odynski - Global International Arbitration Practice

Brussels - Muriel Alhadeff - Global Mergers & Acquisitions Practice

Milan - Leonardo Graffi - Global Mergers & Acquisitions Practice

Hamburg - Justus Herrlinger - our Global Antitrust Practice

Prague - Jan Linda - Global Banking Practice

Riyadh -Ivan Paskal - Global Project Finance Practice

Abu Dhabi - Luke Robottom - Global International Arbitration Practice

Warsaw - Michal Subocz - Global Commercial Litigation Practice

Madrid - Yoko Takagi - Global Mergers & Acquisitions Practice


New York

Raymond Azar - Global Project Finance Practice

Michael Deyong - Global Mergers & Acquisitions Practice

Binoy Dharia - Global Banking Practice

Steven Gee - Global Tax Practice

Kim Haviv - Global Commercial Litigation Practice

Bibiana Jaimes - Global Capital Markets Practice

Thomas MacWright - Global Financial Restructuring and Insolvency Practice

Damien Nyer - Global International Arbitration Practice

Kerry O’Rourke Perri - Private Clients Group

Andrew Weisberg - Global Capital Markets Practice

Washington DC

John Donaldson - Global Antitrust Practice

Brody Greenwald - Global International Arbitration Practice

Jane Rueger - Global Project Finance Practice

Kristen Young - Global International Arbitration Practice

Silicon Valley

Heather Burke - Global Antitrust Practice

Eric Lancaster - Global Intellectual Property Practice

Boston - Kate Dyson - Global White Collar Practice


Hong Kong - Melody Chan - Global Commercial Litigation Practice

Tokyo - Seiji Matsuzoe - Global Banking Practice

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