Family 25: The Top Family Friendly Firms

This ranking is based on how family friendly associates consider their firms. The Top 25 in the country are listed. Most first year associates are not concerned about the family friendliness of a prospective law firm. However, for many associates after the first few years of practice, family friendliness becomes important and leads many associates to find a new firm.

Rank Law Firm Main Office Total Midlevels Response Rate Score (0-100)
1 Wiley Rein & Fielding Washington, D.C. 36 33% 89.0
1 Goulston & Storrs Boston 16 81% 88.6
3 Carter Ledyard & Milburn New York 15 73% 87.2
3 Harter, Secrest & Emery Rochester, New York 16 94% 87.2
5 Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis Philadelphia 21 86% 85.8
6 Faegre & Benson Minneapolis 64 45% 84.8
7 Crowell & Moring Washington, D.C. 46 46% 84.4
7 Nutter McClennen & Fish Boston 23 83% 83.6
9 Munger, Tolles & Olson Los Angeles 51 57% 83.2
9 Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinsky Washington, D.C. 57 49% 83.1
9 Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner Washington, D.C. 55 44% 83.0
9 Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff Cleveland 120 10% 82.5
13 Strasburger & Price Dallas 22 45% 82.1
13 Miles & Stockbridge Baltimore 23 61% 82.0
13 Chapman and Cutler Chicago 17 94% 81.7
13 Best Best & Krieger Riverside, California 23 43% 81.6
17 Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll Philadelphia 49 41% 81.3
17 Jenkens & Gilchrist Dallas 37 51% 81.3
17 Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhoads Philadelphia 20 90% 81.3
17 Winstead Sechrest & Minick Dallas 34 35% 80.8
17 Michael Best & Friedrich Milwaukee 32 63% 80.6
22 Arnold & Porter Washington, D.C. 140 53% 80.3
22 Carlton Fields, P.A. Tampa 33 55% 80.2
22 Cooley Godward Palo Alto 98 60% 80.2
22 Day, Berry & Howard Hartford 41 37% 80.0
22 Debevoise & Plimpton New York 140 20% 79.9
22 Foley Hoag Boston 50 34% 79.9
22 Loeb & Loeb Los Angeles 25 68% 79.9
22 Thompson Hine Cleveland 57 35% 79.9
22 Buchanan Ingersoll Pittsburgh 39 77% 79.8
22 Powell Goldstein Atlanta 35 31% 79.7
22 Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi Minneapolis 57 37% 79.7
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