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SEATTLE (April 23, 2021)—Perkins Coie is proud to announce that it has been ranked as the #1 U.S. employer among the 2021 “Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services” by Great Place to Work®. Twenty-five large companies are ranked in the annual survey.

Perkins Coie also recently ranked at #23 among America’s leading employers and workplaces on the 2021 Fortune100 Best Companies to Work For®” survey. The firm is regularly recognized for its leadership on diversity and inclusion in the legal industry and is frequently honored for its dedication to creating a workplace culture where all employees have the opportunity to grow and reach their full potential.

“We’re incredibly proud to be recognized as the leading workplace in consulting and professional services by Great Place to Work, and especially during a challenging year when we came together as a firm and a community to maintain our culture and dedication to one another and our clients,” said Jennifer Bluestein, Perkins Coie’s chief talent officer. “We will continue to pursue our three core philosophies: a culture of diversity, inclusion and equity; a client-first pursuit of excellence; and a community of caring and transparency.”

Great Place to Work® is a global analytics and consulting firm that helps companies produce better results by focusing on workplace culture.

From the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, Perkins Coie put in place a series of additional benefits to support its personnel including additional time off, additional back-up childcare support, and short-term flexible and reduced schedules, as well as a range of health and wellness programs. The firm also provided full technology services to attorneys and staff to better enable them to work virtually. The firm has additionally introduced enhanced compensation schedules and bonuses for associates.

Perkins Coie also ranked among the 2020 “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials™” and “Best Workplaces for Parents™” by Great Place to Work® and Fortune. The firm has been included in Working Mother’s list of “Best Law Firms for Women” 12 times and was recognized by Microsoft as the 2020 “Top Performer” in its Law Firm Diversity Program. The firm also achieved Mansfield 3.0 Certification Plus from Diversity Lab in 2020, which measures how leading law firms have affirmatively considered women, attorneys of color, LGBTQ+ attorneys, and attorneys with disabilities for recruitment, equity partner promotions, and management positions among other benchmarks.

Perkins Coie is a leading international law firm that is known for providing high-value, strategic solutions and extraordinary client service on matters vital to our clients’ success. With 21 offices in the United States, Asia, and Europe—and a network of law firms around the world—Perkins Coie assists clients anywhere and everywhere they do business.

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