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Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe

What makes it so great?
Recession prompted law firm to ask incoming associates to defer their entry until the fall of 2010 and offered to place them in legal jobs at nonprofits and government agencies, paying them an honorarium of $60,000 and a $15,000 bar stipend.

Forty-three incoming lawyers (56% of the class) agreed to the deferment.

Headquarters: 405 Howard Street, 10th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105

2008 revenue ($ millions): 835

Career website: Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe Careers