100 Best Companies to Work For
Nixon Peabody
Rank: 49 (2005 rank: N.A.)
  
Headquarters: Boston, MA; Rochester, NY
Industry: Legal Services
Small Companies Rank: 17
2004 Revenue ($ millions): 346
U.S. Sites: 15
Website: http://www.nixonpeabody.com
What makes it so great?
Four mergers between 1999 and 2003 catapulted Nixon Peabody into a national law firm with 630 lawyers. Employees give it high marks for diversity; 15% of employees are minorities and 16% of partners are women.
U.S. employees 1,563
Employees outside U.S. 0
% minorities 17
% women 57
New jobs (1 year) 56
% job growth (1 year) 4
Professional training (hrs./yr.) 40
% voluntary turnover 4
Applicants 8,500
Most common job (salaried) Associate Attorney $154,719
Most common job (hourly) Legal Secretary $62,450
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.