100 Best Companies to Work For
Arnold & Porter
Rank: 54 (2005 rank: 32)
  
Headquarters: Washington, DC
Industry: Legal Services
Small Companies Rank: 18
2004 Revenue ($ millions): 410
U.S. Sites: 7
Website: http://www.arnoldporter.com
What makes it so great?
Lawyers at this firm are socially responsible. Last year they contributed 81,714 attorney pro bono hours (the equivalent of 39 people on a full-time basis), and associates volunteer for six-month stints at the Legal Aid Society.
U.S. employees 1,383
Employees outside U.S. 68
% minorities 32
% women 57
New jobs (1 year) -49
% job growth (1 year) -4
Professional training (hrs./yr.) Varies
% voluntary turnover 22
Applicants 16,020
Most common job (salaried) Associates $133,593
Most common job (hourly) Legal Secretaries $51,245
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. Average annual pay: yearly pay rate plus additional cash compensation for the largest classification of salaried and hourly employees. Revenues are for 2004 or latest fiscal year. All data based on U.S. employees.