The Best Law Firms to Work For

Prestige isn't everything. These are the firms associates find the most amenable to a satisfying work experience.

 See Methodology

Top Ranked

2014 Rank 2013 Rank Change Company Score Location
1 9 Paul Hastings LLP 8.588 New York, NY
2 2 Ropes & Gray LLP 8.573 Boston, MA
3 1 Williams & Connolly LLP 8.467 Washington, DC
4 NR Irell & Manella LLP 8.414 Los Angeles, CA
5 10 Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP 8.364 Los Angeles, CA
6 6 Foley Hoag LLP 8.296 Boston, MA
7 3 Squire Patton Boggs LLP 8.263 Washington, DC
8 13 Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP 8.243 New York, NY
9 8 Fish & Richardson P.C. 8.232 Boston, MA
10 4 Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC 8.177 Memphis, TN
11 18 Carlton Fields Jorden Burt 8.172 Tampa, FL
12 14 Latham & Watkins LLP 8.135 New York, NY
13 NR Schiff Hardin LLP 8.134 Chicago, IL
14 12 Alston & Bird LLP 8.100 Atlanta, GA
15 15 Fenwick & West LLP 8.073 Mountain View, CA
16 7 Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP 8.055 Los Angeles, CA
17 NR Cooley LLP 8.047 Palo Alto, CA
18 NR Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP 8.045 New York, NY
19 17 Thompson & Knight LLP 8.035 Dallas, TX
20 NR Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP 8.012 New York, NY
21 NR Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP 7.982 New York, NY
22 NR Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo P.C. 7.979 Boston, MA
23 NR Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP 7.977 Atlanta, GA
24 NR Perkins Coie LLP 7.971 Seattle, WA
25 5 Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP 7.967 Washington, DC

Become a Vault Basic Member

Complete your Vault Profile and get seen by top employers