Adams and Reese LLP ranked 17th on The American Lawyer’s 2016 Midlevel Associates Satisfaction Survey, which examined job satisfaction among third-, fourth- and fifth-year associates at Am Law 200- and Global 100-ranked firms.
The American Lawyer survey polled 4,747 midlevel associates at Am Law 200- and Global 100-ranked firms in several areas of job satisfaction. They compensation and benefits; training and guidance; relations with partners and other associates; the interest and satisfaction level of their work; and their firm’s policy on billable hours. Additional areas polled were firm management’s openness about firm strategies and partnership advances; a firm’s attitude toward pro bono work; and the likelihood of the associate being at the firm in two years. Firms were scored in each area on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the highest score.
Ranking 17th in the national report, Adams and Reese received an average satisfaction score of 4.421. The average composite score for all firms that participated in the survey was 4.23, up from 4.14 in 2015. Overall, The American Lawyer survey reported that midlevel associate satisfaction rates continued a rising trend in 2016.
The 2016 survey rankings appear in the September 2016 print edition of The American Lawyer.