Top Vault Rankings

Rankings Soar in 2019 Vault Results

Downey Brand is pleased to announce that it ranked 18th in Vault’s Best Midsized Law Firms to Work For.  The firm also ranked 14th in Best Culture.

“Culture is not something that can be created from the top down by an edict or some sort of rule that everyone can follow. It is the product of a group of good people at every level working together with common values,” notes Downey Brand’s Recruiting Partner, Meghan Baker. “I am very proud of us.”

Vault is a national platform used by law students and lateral attorneys to assess where they want to work. Downey Brand’s Vault rankings were derived from Vault’s Law Firm Associate Survey, in which associates were asked to rate their firms in several quality-of-life categories. The results were calculated using a formula that weighs associate ratings in 11 different areas:

25 percent overall satisfaction; 10 percent hours; 10 percent compensation; 10 percent business outlook; 10 percent substantive work; 10 percent culture; 5 percent associate/partner relations; 5 percent leadership transparency; 5 percent formal training; 5 percent informal training and mentoring; and 5 percent career outlook.

View the entire rankings for all categories here.

Top 150 Under 150

Downey Brand is listed in Vault's Top 150 Under 150, which highlights the best-known and most sought-after law firms with fewer than 150 attorneys. View the complete list here.

2019 Vault Profile Highlights

View the PDF to learn more about Downey Brand and what our associates have to say about life at the firm and our summer program.

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