McManis Faulkner Named In Bay Area News Group’s Top Workplaces In Bay Area

SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA – June 28, 2015

McManis Faulkner has been named to the Bay Area News Group’s “Top Workplaces in the Bay Area” survey for the sixth consecutive year. The firm ranked in the top three in the “Top Small Workplaces” category.

“To be continuously recognized as a Top Workplace is a feat accomplished only by a small number of companies. The honor is a testament to our ongoing commitment to our clients, our community and our professionals – really our ability to create an environment of fellowship and success for all,” said James McManis, head of McManis Faulkner.  

The Bay Area News Group Top Workplaces rankings are based on survey information collected by Workplace Dynamics. Rankings for the survey were composite scores calculated on the basis of employee responses to a range of questions regarding workplace satisfaction, including company leadership, compensation and training, diversity/inclusion, career development, family-friendly flexibility, and values and ethics.

In the employee surveys, the firm was applauded for its strong support of the professional advancement of attorneys and staff and for making employment fulfilling both professionally and personally. The firm recently offered a senior management workshop that shared ideas on how to manage teams effectively.

Composed of primarily women lawyers and with employees from diverse backgrounds, McManis Faulkner embraces each and their unique experiences and perspectives. The firm fosters an environment where everyone is part of the team and is treated with respect for the contributions they make. 

In receiving the ranking, McManis Faulkner was highlighted for assigning substantive and meaningful work to younger attorneys, providing them the opportunity to gain experience, confidence and recognition. In addition, the firm has a true “open door” policy, with all employees having access to senior staff members who enjoy coaching younger professionals. The firm also regularly offers professional development seminars and mentoring programs and hosts alumni events and organizational meetings.