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Nixon Peabody

NationalParticipatingoffices:Boston; Garden City, New York; Manchester, New Hampshire; New York; Rochester,New York; San Francisco; Washington, D.C. Number of respondents: 18 (62% response rate) Firmwide score: 4.328 (rank: 122)(Score is on a 1-to-5 scale, with 1 being the lowest and 5 being thehighest; rank is based on 159 firms.) How the firm rated on key scoring questions:Interesting work: 4.11 How much “real” work was assigned: 4.33 Training and guidance: 4.28 Partner�summer associate interactions: 4.17 Full-time associate�summer associate interactions: 4.61 How well firm communicates its goals and expectations: 4.00 How accurately the firm portrayed itself during interviews: 4.17 Inclination to accept a full-time associateship: 4.67 Overall rating as a place to work: 4.61 More about the work:Amount of work: 4.33 Level of responsibility: 4.28 Amount of client contact: 2.72 Amount of feedback: 3.67 Opportunities for mentoring: 4.28 Opportunities for pro bono work: 3.39 Average pay per week: $1,931 Average hours worked per week: 45.2 What the firm’s culture is like:(Respondents were asked to indicate if the following traits described theirfirm or their experience, on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being “stronglydisagree” and 5 being “strongly agree.”) Family-friendly: 4.39 Entrepreneurial: 3.72 Makes efforts toward diversity: 3.94 Attorneys would be enjoyable to work with: 4.56 Attorneys seem to enjoy working with each other: 4.56 Financial information is made available: 4.06 Felt comfortable asking in-depth financial questions: 3.78 Got a sense of the firm’s mission: 4.33 Felt confidence in the firm’s leadership: 4.39 Firm seemed the right size: 4.61 Humane approach to billable hours: 4.39 Firm did a good job of communicating about job prospects: 3.94 Dress code (1=formal; 5=informal): 3.22 Pleasant space and d�cor: 4.28 Percent who expect or have received a job offer from this firm: 88.9% Score they gave this firm’s prestige as compared to other firms: 3.76 What they said surprised them most: We did real work! The top-levelfacilities. For a big firm, it is a very collegial atmosphere. How they would describe the firm to other law students: Friendly, cuttingedge. Great people, great work, overall great place to work. Open, greatpotential future as it is a place that is growing. Excellent, respectfulculture. Most memorable experience: Working on two great pro bono projects. Mentorrelationship. Working on a pro bono asylum case. If they could tell the firm to change one thing: [More] out-of-officeexperiences. Keep the flow of work steady for summer associates. Better feedbackon projects and be more open with how many offers will be given out (or justgive them out sooner).

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