Main Menu

Our firm

Bates White is a place where people are passionate, empowered, engaged, and excited to come to work every day. We strive to exceed client expectations, share personal interests with colleagues, grow careers, and give back to the community.

Passionate problem-solvers. Clear communicators. Strong principles. Dynamic approaches.

Bates White specializes in providing advanced economic, financial, and econometric analysis to law firms, companies, and government agencies. We help clients tackle tough issues with confidence and pride ourselves on delivering top-notch consulting and expert testimony.

We bring together bright minds, invest in their careers, and foster collaboration across practices and job levels. For clients, that translates into tailored, multidisciplinary teams, and closer working relationships that deliver effective solutions.

See what makes Bates White special

History and values

At Bates White, personal and professional integrity are paramount. When Charles Bates, Hal White, and three other economists founded the firm in 1999, they wanted a firm that would empower and respect individuals, trust their judgment, value diverse skills and perspectives, and share risks and rewards. The original Guiding Principles they set in place continue to drive the firm’s strategy, approach, and culture.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Belonging (DEI&B)

The firm strives to provide a workplace where everyone is valued and included—a place where individuals feel they belong. It's through everyday interactions—with the support of our formal diversity and inclusion programs and networks—that we create a culture of belonging. Learn more about DEI&B at Bates White and our employee networks.

Giving back

At Bates White, employees drive our philanthropic efforts—whether it is through fundraising, volunteering, or providing expertise. Learn more.

Recognized as a top workplace

  • January 2023BWProud Network launches!

    The firm celebrates the launch of BWProud Network, Bates White’s newest DEI&B network for LGBTQ+ employees and allies.

    BWProud Network launches!
  • January 2023Bates White donates more than $230,000 in 2022

    Bates White and its employees donated a total of more than $230,000 to the community through the Bates White Community Connection program by organizing 40 initiatives to support 28 nonprofit organizations.

    Bates White logo for BWCC
  • Washington Post Top Workplace for seven years

    Bates White has been recognized as a Top Workplace by The Washington Post for seven years in a row. The ranking is based on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey on factors like culture, direction, leadership, values, and work.

    Washington Post award
  • Vault ranks Bates White's Summer Internship program in top 10

    Vault/Firsthand ranked Bates White's Summer Internship as #6 for consulting firms 2023. The firm also ranked high in several boutique categories: #4 for training and mentoring, #8 for quality of life, and #8 for data analytics.

    Vault/Firsthand award

Grow your career at Bates White 

   GoodSeeker 2021 award

Jump to Page arrow_upward

We use cookies to optimize the performance of this site and give you the best user experience. By clicking "Accept," you agree to our use of cookies.

Necessary Cookies

Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this may affect how the website functions.

Analytical Cookies

Analytical cookies help us improve our website by collecting and reporting information on its usage. We access and process information from these cookies at an aggregate level.