(Tom Cocotos for The American Lawyer)

Our latest Midlevel Associates Survey found that respondents were a contented bunch in comparison with past years, as firms worked to hold on to talent in the wake of hiring freezes and layoffs tied to the last recession.


In Demand and Loving It
Most respondents said they were billing more and commanding higher rates.

A Sunny Outlook in the West
West Coast midlevels tended to be happier than their East Coast counterparts.


The Best Places to Work
Our national ranking of law firms based on the results of our annual survey of third-, fourth- and fifth-year associates.

Satisfaction By City
Survey results of local offices throughout the U.S.

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