US firm White & Case promotes 21 to global partnership

US firm White & Case has promoted 21 lawyers to the partnership in its annual promotions round. All promotions are effective as of 1 January 2012. London managing partner Oliver Brettle commented: "Today's promotions across the EMEA region further strengthen our team of partners who serve the needs of our clients in what is an ever-changing economic environment." He added: "The significant number of promotions we have made, in addition to the excellent lawyers we have already hired this year, reflects the firm's strong regional and global practice structure. I am particularly pleased to see that two of the London-based promotions are of lawyers who joined the firm via the London office's trainee programme. This programme, and our other promotions, demonstrates out commitment to long-term organic growth. " The list of promotions is as follows: London Melissa Butler; John Cunningham; Dipen Sabharwal; Julia Walker; Paul Harrison; and Sean Johnson. New York Eliza McDougall; Jennifer Paradise; and Gregory Starner. Miami James Robinson. Mexico City Eugenio Bernal; Rafael Llano Oddone; and Iván Libenson Violante. Hamburg Markus Althoff; and Sylvia Fiebig. Frankfurt Markus Burianski; and Alexander Kiefner. Brussels Axel Schulz. Moscow Maria Oleinik. Stockholm Rikard Wikström. Paris Michiel Visser.

US firm White & Case promotes 21 to global partnership Sat, Dec 3, 2011