Having crossed the finish line for its much-publicized five-year growth strategy at the start of this year, White & Case partners from across the firm could finally breathe a sigh of relief they’d been holding in since 2016.

With global revenues at the firm hitting $2.39 billion in 2020, profits per equity partner surpassing $3 million, and revenue per lawyer hitting $1 million, the firm’s major internal strategic milestones had been achieved.