Perkins Coie

100 Best Companies 2020-Perkins Coie
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    Legal giant Perkins Coie stands out from the hierarchical culture of Big Law by promoting egalitarian values among staff and attorneys. The law firm is also known for its global reach and its longtime commitment to diversity that is reflected in who works there: Six of its offices are led by women, and its 2019 partner class was 56% female and 30% lawyers of color.  Read the Great Place to Work review.

    Company Info

    Rank last year74
    Years on list18
    HQ locationSeattle
    Job openings (as of February 2020)-
    IndustryProfessional Services
    Revenue, 2019 or most recent year ($M)$862
    Year founded1912
    Type of organizationPrivate Partnership
    Number of work sites16


    100% health coverageYes
    Unlimited sick daysYes
    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


    % Women55.8%
    % Minorities25.2%
    % African-American/Black5.8%
    % Asian9.2%
    % Caucasian/White74.5%
    % Hispanic/Latino6.8%
    % Native American/Alaska Native0.2%
    % Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.3%
    % Two or more races2.8%
    % Unknown ethnicity0.3%
    Date info providedAug. 28, 2019

    Paid Time Off

    PTO limit (days)24
    # Sick daysUnlimited


    Most common job (for salaried employee)Associate/Counsel
    Avg. base pay (salaried)-
    Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
    Total pay for most common job (salaried)-

    Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)

    Full-time and part-time job growth4%
    # of job applicants20,192
    Avg. # of applicants per opening42
    # New graduates hired56