U.S. News & World Report has named Varnum to its 2024 Class of Best Companies to Work For among U.S. law firms. The ranking recognizes exceptional workplaces within the legal industry, highlighting firms that excel in fostering a positive and supportive professional environment.
The U.S. News & World Report Best Companies to Work For: Law Firms employs a unique approach, drawing inspiration from Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs to formulate an ‘Employee’s Hierarchy of Needs.’ This framework considers law firms based on various factors that contribute to a positive work environment and overall employee experience, with a particular focus on opportunities for upward mobility.
The evaluation process, conducted by U.S. News & World Report, evaluates law firms nationwide on six key factors that contribute to a thriving workplace culture:
- Quality of pay and benefits.
- Work/life balance and flexibility.
- Job and company stability.
- Physical and psychological comfort.
- Belongingness and esteem.
- Career opportunities and professional development.
Varnum earned commendable results in all six factors, a testament to the firm’s exceptional workplace culture. The recognition from U.S. News & World Report emphasizes Varnum’s ongoing commitment to providing an environment that nurtures the professional and personal well-being of its team members.