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The law firm’s culture of volunteerism makes it “more than just a place to go to work,” says Eric Larson, who directs intellectual property practice services. He forged a relationship between the firm’s New York office and Safe Horizons, a crime victims-support group. Employees have helped refurbish one of the group’s domestic violence shelters, and they raise at least $40,000 each year for the organization. Read the Great Place to Work review here.

Company Info

Industry
Professional Services
Sector
Legal
Year founded1,920
HQ location
Palo Alto, Calif.
Type of org
Private, Partnership
# of work sites
10
U.S. employees
1,694
Global employees
1,822
Web addresswww.cooley.com

Philanthropy

Total company donations$22,002,000
Offers paid time off for volunteering
yes
Max PTO for volunteering
8
Company matches employee contribution
no
Total amount matched (past 12 mo)-
Avg match/employee-