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Baker Donelson
Baker Donelson
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Rank: 31
Previous rank: 45
Annual revenue ($ millions): $277

What makes it so great?
More than half the staffers at this 126-year-old law firm are women. Employees say CEO Ben Adams is a visionary who consistently goes against trends to do what he believes is right, such as having a dedicated pro bono attorney with no billing requirement (although she does bill some hours) to lead the effort in helping the underserved.

Headquarters:
Memphis, TN

Website: www.bakerdonelson.com

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Employees
U.S. employees
1,247
Employees outside U.S.
0
Jobs
New jobs (1 year)
21
% job growth (1 year)
1.8%
% voluntary turnover
6%
Applicants
12,539
Job openings (as of 1/2/14)
5
Pay
Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Associate Attorney
$122,634
Most common job (hourly):
Legal Secretary
$56,535
Fully paid sabbaticals
Yes
Onsite child care
No
Health
100% health-care coverage
No
Onsite fitness center
Yes
Subsidized gym membership
No
Work-life
Job sharing program
No
Compressed workweek
Yes
Telecommuting
Yes
Diversity
% minorities
12%
% women
57.9%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Yes
Professional training
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.):
39
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.):
48
From the February 3, 2014 issue

Notes:
N.A.: Not available.
U.S. employees includes part-timers as of time of survey. Job growth, new jobs, and voluntary turnover are full-time only. Revenues are for 2012 or latest fiscal year. All data are from July 2013 and based on U.S. employees.
* Average annual pay: yearly pay rate plus additional cash compensation for the largest classification of full-time salaried and hourly employees.

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