Five Law Firms Make ‘Best Companies’ List

No, really, it’s true!

"Five law firms made Fortune magazine’s list this year of the best 100 employers to work for — one less than last year.

"Alston & Bird, Arnold & Porter, Nixon Peabody, Perkins Coie and Bingham McCutchen held their ground. But Morrison & Foerster, the only California-based firm to make the 2006 list, dropped off the chart.

"’It’s a brisk competition,’ said Keith Wetmore, MoFo’s chairman. ‘We find engaging in the competition improves our workplace policies because we can see where we don’t rate as well.’"