26. Arnold & Porter
What makes it so great?
Ever hear of onsite child care at a law firm? This Washington, D.C., partnership has a center caring for 44 enrolled children and also provides backup care for employees whose regular arrangements fall through.

Headquarters: Washington, D.C.
Top 3 (of 8) U.S. locations: Washington, New York , Los Angeles
2005 revenue ($ millions): 440
U.S. employees 1,292
Employees outside U.S. 76
New jobs (1 year) -100
% job growth (1 year) -8
% voluntary turnover 23
Applicants 12,972
Most common job (salaried):
Associates
$155,929
Most common job (hourly):
Legal Secretaries
$56,764
Job sharing program? No
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 1,014
Paid sabbaticals? No
100% health care coverage No
% minorities 33%
% women 58%
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.