Alston & Bird has been recognized by the Los Angeles Business Journal as one of the top law firms in Los Angeles.
In the publication’s 2019 “Best Law Firms in Los Angeles,” the firm is highlighted among 25 elite law firms identified for having specific qualities that make them great places to work.
The report states: “With more than 800 attorneys, Alston & Bird is a full-service, leading Am Law 100 law firm that provides legal counsel and services to domestic and multinational clients across a broad range of industries. The firm’s mission is to provide the highest quality legal advice and responsiveness by assembling and nurturing the strongest array of legal talent and expertise to meet the challenges clients face today. A critical component of ensuring that the firm provides effective and integrated services is its unique culture, which has been repeatedly recognized for fostering teamwork among its lawyers and with its clients.”
“Culture makes the difference between average and great firms,” said Thomas Wingard, partner-in-charge of Alston & Bird’s Los Angeles office. “Our culture is strong and deep-rooted and helps give clear direction to our people to do amazing things and achieve success for our clients, communities, and each other.”
In determining its rankings, the “Best Law Firms in Los Angeles” looked at several metrics, including salary/bonus scale, work-life balance, percentage of women and leadership positions held by women, minority/ethnic diversity and leadership, diversity and inclusion initiatives and programs overall, and innovative ways a firm excels in terms of workplace and morale.