Perkins Coie

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    Forget the grueling hours in Big Law. This Seattle firm has a 37.5-hour workweek (35 in New York), with flexible hours, and the option to borrow up to one week of future paid time off accruals. Attorneys at Perkins Coie call the culture “open,” “friendly,” “diverse,” and “team-oriented”; there really are “no jerks” allowed.

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    Company Info

    Rank last year53
    Years on list16
    HQ locationSeattle
    Job openings (as of February 2018)94
    IndustryProfessional Services
    Revenue, 2017 or most recent year ($M)$780.8
    Year founded1912
    Type of organizationPrivate Partnership
    Number of work sites16


    100% health coverageYes
    Unlimited sick daysNo
    Job sharingYes
    Subsidized childcareNo
    Compressed work weeksYes
    Fully-paid sabbaticalsYes
    On-site fitness/subsidized gymYes
    On-site medical care facilityNo
    Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientationYes
    Health insurance for part-timersYes
    Sick days for part-timersYes
    College tuition reimbursementYes
    Student loan debt repaymentYes
    Medical facility at all locationsNo


    % Minorities23%
    % African-American/Black6%
    % Asian9%
    % Caucasian/White76%
    % Hispanic/Latino6%
    % Native American/Alaska Native-
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-
    % Two or more races3%
    % Unknown ethnicity-

    Paid Time Off

    General PTO24
    # Sick days11
    General PTO for part-timersProrated based on FTE
    # Sick days for part-timers-


    Most common job (for salaried employee)Associate
    Avg. base pay (salaried)$200,000
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$29,906
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)$229,906

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time and part-time job growth-2%
    # of job applicants14,018
    Avg. # of applicants per opening52
    FT voluntary turnover10%
    Jobs filled internally5%
    Jobs filled by referral8%
    # New graduates hired33