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    Southern law firm has five-to-10-minute meeting called the Daily Docket every morning to keep everyone on the same page. The company also offers a flexible work schedule and, in some instances, paid sabbaticals, letting employees structure work around their personal needs and goals.

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    Company Info

    CEO/Top Executive
    Ben Adams, Jr.
    Rank last year31
    # of years on list6
    F500 Rank-
    Industry
    Professional Services
    Year founded1,888
    Type of organization
    Private
    Revenue (2014 or most recent year)
    $297 million
    Web addresshttp://www.bakerdonelson.com
    Total US employees1,289
    Full-Time jobs added in last year43
    Number of work sites-

    Perks

    Offers compressed work weeks
    yes
    Offers fully-paid sabbaticals
    yes
    Offers paid time off for volunteering
    yes
    Onsite fitness center
    yes
    Discounted gym memberships
    no
    Onsite medical care facility
    no
    Offers college tuition reimbursement to employees
    yes

    Diversity

    % Women57.25%
    % Minorities12.10%
    % African-American8.69%
    % Asian0.85%
    % Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander0.08%
    % Caucasian or White87.90%
    % Hispanic/Latino1.94%
    % Native American/Alaska Native0.08%
    % Two or more races0.47%
    Same-Sex Benefits
    yes
    Non-discrimination policy
    yes

    Paid Time Off

    Holidays
    9
    Vacation-
    Sick days
    Set
    General PTO
    19

    Compensation

    Most common job (hourly)
    Legal Secretary
    Avg. base pay (for hourly employee)$53,251
    Avg. extra comp. (for hourly employee)$5,935
    Most common job (salaried)
    Associate
    Avg. base pay (for salaried employee)$124,008
    Avg. extra comp (for salaried employee)$2,607

    Hiring/Staffing

    FT voluntary turnover8.00%
    # of job applicants12,601
    Avg. # of applicants per opening91
    # of jobs filled360
    Jobs filled internally66
    % of jobs filled by referral7.00%
    # new graduates hired23
    # of job openings (as of Feb. 2015)10