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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
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    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