Fortune's Best Companies to Work For include four law firms

The top 100 companies to work for right now include four law firms, according to Fortune Magazine’s new “100 Best Companies to Work for” list.

The four law firms that made the survey are:
• Alston & Bird (ranked 24th) Fortune cited the on-site child care for employees, as well as the integration of the firm’s support staff into discussions about the firm’s operations.
• Bingham McCutchen (ranked 30th) Women make up 60% of the firm’s employees, the highest percentage among the four firms, according to the survey.
• Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell &Berkowitz (ranked 54th) Employees of the firm cited the firm’s caring atmosphere, among other factors.
• Perkins Coie (ranked 58th) The firm provides 100% health care for its employees, and has “happiness committees” that host parties.

What’s the # 1 best company to work for? The top rated company in the entire list is Google, with 33% job growth, and 18,500 U.S. employees. For those thinking about aiming for an in house position, some of the major companies on the list include: Mercedes Benz, Whole Foods Market, American Express, Goldman Sachs, Nordstrom, Starbucks and Microsoft.
 

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