White & Case has elected banking and project finance partner Hugh Verrier as its new chairman, succeeding managing partner Duane D. Wall, head of the 2,000-lawyer firm since 2000. Under a new governance structure adopted by the firm in May, Verrier will lead an executive committee consisting of himself and three other partners of his choosing. The firm will also have a partnership committee with eight elected members.
White & Case Elects New Chairman
New York Law Journal
August 9, 2007