White & Case To Retreat From Italy

Law360, New York (October 22, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- White & Case LLP is preparing to shutter its Milan office and will become one of the first international law giants to withdraw from the Italian legal market.

The Milan office, made up of 15 lawyers, is slated to close at the end of November and was the Manhattan-based firm’s only foothold in Italy after it pulled out of Rome and Turin three years ago.

After reviewing its position in the Italian market, White & Case concluded that “the level of investment required to reach the...
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