Steven R. Petrie

Americas, Chief Operating Officer, White & Case LLP

Steven Petrie serves as Americas Chief Operating Officer for White & Case. In this capacity, he leads the firm's business operations in the Americas region, including office locations in the United States, Mexico and Brazil. Steve is responsible for driving the implementation of firm strategy and the achievement of business objectives within the region. In doing so, he must coordinate the cross-functional efforts of approximately 700 employees. Steve is also tasked with the ongoing optimization of the firm's business model in the Americas, as well as the assessment and execution of geographic expansion priorities. Prior to his career in law firm management, Steve worked for the strategy and operations practice of a large consulting firm. He is a frequent industry contributor on topics of law firm economics, profitability analysis, custom pricing, and process efficiency.