Translation of white-shoe in Spanish:

white-shoe

Pronunciation /ˈ(h)waɪtˌʃu/

adjective

US
informal

  • 1

    de la clase privilegiada, blanca, anglosajona y protestante
    • So are white-shoe, Old Economy outfits like consulting firm McKinsey, Deutsche Bank, and Hughes Aircraft.
    • First, it began to race after rich clients with the acquisition of white-shoe wealth manager U.S. Trust, for $3.2 billion in 2000.
    • He got his start at G.H. Walker & Co., the white-shoe bank run by President George H.W. Bush's uncle.
    • But perhaps the worst insult, at least to the profession's traditional elite, is the suggestion that you can find white-shoe law firms in - of all places - Newark.
    • Unlike hot-money investors rushing in - and out - of emerging markets in search of a quick return, these white-shoe institutions say they're taking a longer-term view of Shanghai's real estate market.
    • The lawyers, the accountants, and the white-shoe brigade will do well.
    • They are trying to join the New Economy, outsourcing work to subcontractors and bringing in white-shoe consultants like McKinsey.
    • Your desk reveals more about your personality than you might think, even if you work in a white-shoe law firm that frowns on personal expression.
    • Suddenly bars began to drop: in formerly restricted neighborhoods, in previously elite country and city clubs, in once white-shoe bank, law, and investment firms.
    • Symbols of the excesses of the white-shoe brigade may be kitsch and amusing, but are indicative of a society where development was pursued for the good of a few.
    • It has been long known as a patrician, white-shoe firm with an air so understated and secretive that at least one former exec likened it to working at the CIA.
    • Tensions inside the firm mounted as some of the firm's white-shoe bankers worried that CEO Purcell would grasp at any deal.
    • Perhaps his biggest coup was to obtain the ostensibly pro bono services of the white-shoe law firm Simpson Thacher and Bartlett.
    • As close to a white-shoe firm as you get down the Jersey shore - because even criminals needs real estate attorneys.
    • He says that an ‘international white-shoe corporate brigade’, based in Queensland, want to start up food irradiation again.
    • A few years back he went to Boston's venerable white-shoe law firm, Palmer and Dodge.
    • The modern definition of white-shoe is more difficult to pin down.
    • In my youth, the conventional wisdom was that he was a white-shoe number-cruncher who couldn't admit he had made a mistake.
    • His father and grandfather, investment bankers at old white-shoe firms, both had high reputations, but erosion soon set in.
    • Of course, every booming economy has not only its white-shoe financiers but also its lowly offshore workers.