Best Places to Work in IT 2009 Employer Profile

No. 99

Howrey LLP

Washington, D.C. [South Atlantic]
http://www.howrey.com
http://www.howrey.com/careers

Why you want to work there

One special benefit at this global law firm, based in Washington, D.C., is its Beyond the Stars award, one of many staff appreciation activities here. Despite its size, the firm works to retain a small-company feel. Its staff of almost 1,700 employees includes 75 IT staffers who work closely with teams of lawyers on litigation work.

Rank by company size:
Small, No. 16

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 1,422

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 75

IT employee turnover in 2008: 12%

IT promotions in 2008: 3%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2008: 2

Training budget per IT employee in 2008: $250

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT: 24%

Percentage of IT managers who are women: 22%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women: 24%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT: 37%

Percentage of IT managers who are minorities: 33%

Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities: 38%