64. Perkins Coie
What makes it so great?
The Seattle law firm, with clients such as Microsoft, Amazon, and Starbucks, has anonymous happiness committees that roam through the office spreading cheer (often in the form of small gifts left on desks).

Headquarters: Seattle
Top 3 (of 14) U.S. locations: Seattle , Phoenix, Portland
2005 revenue ($ millions): 317
U.S. employees 1,519
Employees outside U.S. 3
New jobs (1 year) -10
% job growth (1 year) -1
% voluntary turnover 12
Applicants 2,748
Most common job (salaried):
Associate
$142,027
Most common job (hourly):
Legal Secretary
$58,807
Job sharing program? Yes
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 50
Paid sabbaticals? Yes
100% health care coverage Yes
% minorities 17%
% women 57%
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.