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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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Company Info

Rank last year32
Years on list
8
HQ location
Memphis
Total employees1,562
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 sites25
Websitehttp://www.bakerdonelson.com

Perks

100% health coverage
no
Unlimited sick days
no
Onsite fitness center
yes
Discounted gym memberships
yes
Telecommuting
yes
Job sharing
no
Compressed work weeks
yes
Fully-paid sabbaticals
yes
Onsite medical care facility
no
Medical facility at all locations
no
Onsite childcare
no
Domestic partner benefits for same-sex couples
no
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

% 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 years
34
# Sick days
19
Max hours PTO for volunteering
24
General PTO for part-timers
27
# Sick days for part-timers
18

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