Hugh Verrier, LLB 1981, re-elected for fourth term as White & Case chair

Posted on Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Hugh Verrier, LLB 1981, has been re-elected for a fourth term as White & Case chair.

White & Case LLP's practice, which focuses on transactional commercial, technology and intellectual property matters. The team acts for clients on a standalone basis, and provides support on corporate transactions, such as joint ventures, M&A, and restructurings.

As Chairman of White & Case LLP, Mr. Verrier directs the Firm's strategy and operations worldwide. After being with the firm for 35 years, he became a partner in 1994 and was elected to the Firm's global management in 2004. He has been Chairman of the Firm since 2007.

A New York-qualified lawyer, Hugh spent most of his career with White & Case overseas in Indonesia, Turkey and Russia, where his practice was focused on the development of natural resources.

After attending Université Paul-Valéry, Montpellier, Mr. Verrier received a BA from Université de Montréal before going on to achieve his LLB from the University of Ottawa and his LLM from Harvard Law School.

Hugh was Editor-in-Chief of the Ottawa Law Review, and in 2014 was inducted into the Common Law Honour Society – the highest honour bestowed upon alumni by the Faculty of Law Common Law Section.

He is married to Celia Verrier, LLB 1981.

You can read the full article from Legal Business here (in English only).

Back to top