Among the 50 biggest law firms in California, 45 have offices in Los Angeles (nine have two). Worldwide,
the state's 50 biggest firms have 16.5 offices each, on average. Here's how the L.A. offices stack up.
The L.A. offices have more lawyers on average than the firms' other offices.
Los Angeles: 80
The firms' L.A. offices have a slightly greater proportion of female attorneys than the firms do worldwide ...
35% Worldwide: 33%
and they have many more minority lawyers.
Los Angeles: 21%
Lawyers in L.A. offices are slightly less likely to work part time.
Los Angeles: 6%
Associates in L.A. had the same chance of making partner as associates did worldwide.
Los Angeles: 5%
The largest firms' L.A. offices have slightly fewer associates per partner.
Los Angeles: 1.09 to One
Worldwide: 1.14 to One
L.A. wasn't a hiring hotspot. On average, offices there had:
21% of their firms' lawyers overall
16% of new hires in 2012--13