Smaller firms often outscore larger ones on our annual survey of midlevel job satisfaction. It may be because a more intimate atmosphere breeds happiness. Maybe it’s because associates have more responsibility. Perhaps it’s because they have a better chance of making partner. In these charts, firms are grouped roughly according to size. In the first category are firms whose annual gross revenues are too low to qualify for the Am Law 200. These are the smallest firms that took part in our survey. In the second category are Am Law Second Hundred firms – numbers 101-200 on the most recent Am Law 200 survey. In the final category are firms that appear on our most recent Am Law 100 or Global 100 survey.

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