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87. Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe
Rank: 87 (Previous rank: N.A.)
What makes it so great?
Law firm whose roots go back to Civil War paid bonuses to hourly workers despite economic crunch that forced layoffs of 20 lawyers and 20 legal secretaries.
Headquarters: 666 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10103
2007 revenue ($ millions): 772
Website: www.orrick.com
U.S. employees 1,609
Employees outside U.S. 715
New jobs (1 year) 120
% job growth (1 year) 8%
% voluntary turnover 11%
Applicants 10,297
No. of job openings (as of Jan. 13, 2009) 50+
Pay Avg. annual pay*
Most common job (salaried):
Most common job (hourly):
Legal Secretary
Paid sabbaticals No
Onsite child care No
100% health-care coverage No
Onsite fitness center Yes
Subsidized gym membership Yes
Job sharing program No
Compressed workweek No
Telecommuting Yes
% minorities 29%
% women 54%
Has nondiscrimination policy
that includes sexual orientation?
Offers domestic partner benefits
for same-sex couples?
Professional training  
Salaried employees (hrs./yr.): 400
Hourly employees (hrs./yr.): 30
From the February 2, 2009 issue
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 2007 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 full-time salaried and hourly employees.
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