Best Law Firms for Informal Training, Mentoring & Sponsorship

Associates were asked to rate their firm on a 1-to-10 scale for each of several quality of life categories. The firm's score in each quality of life category is simply the average of the scores its associates gave in that area. It is important to note that those firms without a high enough aggregate of associates completing the survey were ineligible to appear in these rankings.

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Top Ranked

2014 Rank 2013 Rank Change Company Score Location
1 9 Quarles & Brady LLP 8.755 Milwaukee, WI
2 1 Ropes & Gray LLP 8.646 Boston, MA
3 13 Paul Hastings LLP 8.559 New York, NY
4 5 Carlton Fields Jorden Burt 8.412 Tampa, FL
5 7 Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC 8.303 Memphis, TN
6 20 Foley Hoag LLP 8.256 Boston, MA
7 11 Jenner & Block LLP 8.213 Chicago, IL
8 3 Squire Patton Boggs LLP 8.195 Washington, DC
9 12 Thompson & Knight LLP 8.102 Dallas, TX
10 17 Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. 8.022 Kansas City, MO
11 16 Latham & Watkins LLP 7.987 New York, NY
12 25 Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 7.965 Philadelphia, PA
13 2 Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP 7.946 Washington, DC
14 NR Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 7.930 New York, NY
15 NR Reed Smith LLP 7.925 Pittsburgh, PA
16 19 Haynes and Boone, LLP 7.915 Dallas, TX
17 14 Fenwick & West LLP 7.906 Mountain View, CA
18 21 Fox Rothschild LLP 7.889 Philadelphia, PA
19 NR Irell & Manella LLP 7.868 Los Angeles, CA
20 NR Dickstein Shapiro LLP 7.817 Washington, DC
21 18 Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7.791 Boston, MA
22 NR Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP 7.778 Toledo, OH
23 NR Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP 7.754 New York, NY
24 NR Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP 7.714 Washington, DC
25 NR Wiley Rein LLP 7.711 Washington, DC

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