Downey Brand Ranked Among the Top 10 Best Midsize Law Firms to Work For in the Nation

August 3, 2023

Downey Brand is proud to announce that it has earned top rankings in Vault’s Annual Associate Survey. Among other accolades, Downey Brand continues to rank high among Vault’s Best Midsize Law Firms to Work For, placing 6th in the nation.

“We know that our exceptional team of lawyers and staff are the key to Downey Brand’s success,” said Downey Brand’s Hiring Partner, Rebecca Smith. “We are very proud to be honored again this year, and looking forward to continuing that tradition of great people doing great work for many years to come.”

Downey Brand also ranked in the top 10 nationwide in several “Quality of Life” categories, including:

  • 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

You can view Downey Brand’s profile and its full list of 2024 rankings here.

The rankings are derived from Vault’s Annual Associate Survey, wherein associates are asked to anonymously rate their firms on a 1 to 10 scale on a range of workplace issues related to career development, job satisfaction, and quality of life. 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.

Additionally, Downey Brand continues to rank among Vault’s Top 150 Under 150, which recognizes the best-known and most sought-after law firms in the country with fewer than 150 attorneys.