US firm White & Case promotes 21 to global partnership

December 3, 2011 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:

Melissa Butler;
John Cunningham;
Dipen Sabharwal;
Julia Walker;
Paul Harrison; and
Sean Johnson.

New York
Eliza McDougall;
Jennifer Paradise; and
Gregory Starner.

James Robinson.

Mexico City
Eugenio Bernal;
Rafael Llano Oddone; and
Iván Libenson Violante.

Markus Althoff; and
Sylvia Fiebig.

Markus Burianski; and
Alexander Kiefner.

Axel Schulz.

Maria Oleinik.

Rikard Wikström.

Michiel Visser.

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