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Downey Brand Continues to Rank High in Vault 2024 Results

Vault has released the results of its most recent Law Firm Associate Survey, placing Downey Brand at No. 6 overall among their “Best Midsize Law Firms to Work For.”

Additionally, Downey Brand received Top 10 Rankings in the following “Quality of Life” categories among midsize firms across the country:

  • 4th in Quality of Work
  • 5th in Career Outlook
  • 7th in Formal Training
  • 7th in Informal Training, Mentoring & Sponsorship
  • 7th in Pro Bono
  • 7th in Satisfaction
  • 8th in Hours

Downey Brand’s Vault rankings were derived from Vault’s Law Firm Associate Survey, in which associates were asked to anonymously rate their firms on a 1 to 10 scale for each of several “Quality of Life” categories.

For the category “Best Midsize Law Firms to Work For,” Vault calculated the results using a formula that weighs associate ratings in 11 different areas: 25% overall satisfaction; 10% hours; 10% compensation; 10% quality of work; 10% informal training and mentoring; 10% culture; 5% business outlook; 5% associate/partner relations; 5% leadership transparency; 5% formal training; and 5% career outlook.

View Downey Brand’s profile and associate feedback here.

Top 150 Under 150

Downey Brand is also named among the country’s “Top 150 Under 150“, which highlights the best-known and most sought-after law firms with fewer than 150 attorneys. The “Top 150 Under 150” is chosen by Vault and based on its research rather than survey results. You can view the complete list of firm’s here.