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Baker Donelson

Employees at the “friendly” Southern law firm love its strong “team mentality,” built on “loyalty.” It’s a place where there’s a “spirit of cooperation” and “mutual accountability.” Perks include bonuses when the firm has a good year (and not just for attorneys), plus free parking (or full reimbursements for public transportation).

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Rank last year

32

Years on list

8

HQ location

Memphis

Total employees

1,562

Job openings (as of February 2017)

13

Industry

Professional Services

Revenue (2016 or most recent year)

$334.1 million

Year founded

1888

Type of organization

Private

Number of work sites

25

Perks
offers
Onsite fitness center
Discounted gym memberships
Telecommuting
Compressed work weeks
Fully-paid sabbaticals
Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientation
Sick days for part-timers
Health insurance for part-timers
PTO for volunteering
College tuition reimbursement
does not offer
100% health coverage
Unlimited sick days
Job sharing
Onsite medical care facility
Medical facility at all locations
Onsite childcare
Domestic partner benefits for same-sex couples
Diversity
% Women57%
% Minorities14%
% African-American/Black8%
% Asian1%
% Caucasian/White74%
% Hispanic/Latino2%
% Native American/Alaska Native< 1%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander< 1%
% Two or more races< 1%
% Unknown ethnicity< 1%
Paid Time Off
General PTO28
Total PTO after 5 years34
# Sick days19
Max hours PTO for volunteering24
General PTO for part-timers27
# Sick days for part-timers18
Compensation
Most common job (for salaried employee)Associate
Avg. base pay (salaried)$123,721
Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$4,753
Total pay for most common job (salaried)$128,474
Most common job (for hourly employee)Legal Secretary
Avg. base pay (hourly)$56,568
Avg. extra compensation (hourly)$4,253
Total pay for most common job (hourly)$60,821
Avg. monthly rate for onsite childcare-
Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)
Full-time job growth %-4%
# of job applicants6,075
Avg. # of applicants per opening32
FT voluntary turnover9%
Jobs filled internally71
% Jobs filled by referral11
# New graduates hired27
Avg. college tuition reimbursed$1,871
Training
Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)42
Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)50