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    “It’s the people” who make this law firm great, say staffers, who love its “energy,” “sense of humor,” and “collaborative” ethos—plus the 15 paid hours a year for community service and its mock courtroom for training. The “positive work environment” is “contagious,” says one employee. “Everyone wants each other to succeed.”

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    Company Info

    Rank last year41
    Years on list
    18
    HQ location
    Atlanta
    Total employees1,575
    Job openings (as of February 2017)24
    Industry
    Professional Services
    Revenue (2016 or most recent year)
    $687.8 million
    Year founded
    1893
    Type of organization
    Partnership
    Number of work sites8
    Websitehttp://www.alston.com

    Perks

    100% health coverage
    no
    Unlimited sick days
    no
    Onsite fitness center
    yes
    Discounted gym memberships
    no
    Telecommuting
    yes
    Job sharing
    yes
    Compressed work weeks
    yes
    Fully-paid sabbaticals
    no
    Onsite medical care facility
    no
    Medical facility at all locations
    no
    Onsite childcare
    yes
    Domestic partner benefits for same-sex couples
    yes
    Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientation
    yes
    Sick days for part-timers
    yes
    Health insurance for part-timers
    yes
    PTO for volunteering
    yes
    College tuition reimbursement
    yes

    Diversity

    % Women52%
    % Minorities28%
    % African-American/Black15%
    % Asian5%
    % Caucasian/White70%
    % Hispanic/Latino5%
    % Native American/Alaska Native
    <1%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
    <1%
    % Two or more races
    2%
    % Unknown ethnicity
    1%

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO35
    Total PTO after 5 years
    45
    # Sick days-
    Max hours PTO for volunteering
    15
    General PTO for part-timers
    28
    # Sick days for part-timers-

    Compensation

    Most common job (for salaried employee)
    Associate Attorney
    Avg. base pay (salaried)-
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)-
    Most common job (for hourly employee)
    Legal Administrative Assistant
    Avg. base pay (hourly)-
    Avg. extra compensation (hourly)-
    Total pay for most common job (hourly)-
    Avg. monthly rate for onsite childcare$952

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time job growth %2%
    # of job applicants15,556
    Avg. # of applicants per opening88
    FT voluntary turnover8%
    Jobs filled internally12
    % Jobs filled by referral31
    # New graduates hired47
    Avg. college tuition reimbursed-

    Training

    Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)72
    Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)94