White shoe firm is a sometimes racially/culturally tinted phrase used to describe leading professional services firms in the United States, particularly firms that have been in existence for more than a century and represent Fortune 500 companies. It typically—but not always—refers to banking, law, and management consulting firms, especially those based in New York and Boston.
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Famous quotes containing the words firm, white and/or shoe:
“It is meet
That noble minds keep ever with their likes;
For who so firm that cannot be seduced?”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“With his great white strong cold squares of teeth
And his little eyes of stone ...”
—Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917)
“Wynken and Blynken are two little eyes,
And Nod is a little head,
And the wooden shoe that sailed the skies
Is a wee ones trundle-bed.”
—Eugene Field (18501895)