94. Bingham McCutchen
What makes it so great?
The Boston law firm has tripled in size in five years thanks to mergers. Women outnumber men two to one at Bingham, and make up 23% of partner ranks, believed to be the highest percentage in the industry.

Headquarters: Boston
Top 3 (of 10) U.S. locations: Boston, San Francisco, Washington
2005 revenue ($ millions): 593
U.S. employees 1,618
Employees outside U.S. 57
New jobs (1 year) 59
% job growth (1 year) 4
% voluntary turnover 16
Applicants 7,000
Most common job (salaried):
Associate
$180,050
Most common job (hourly):
Legal Secretary
$68,807
Job sharing program? Yes
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 100
Paid sabbaticals? Yes
100% health care coverage No
% minorities 31%
% women 65%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Yes
From the January 22, 2007 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 2005 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees.
* Average annual pay: yearly pay rate plus additional cash compensation for the largest classification of salaried and hourly employees.