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McManis Faulkner Named Number One in Bay Area News Group's Top Workplaces in Bay Area

Firm Ranked for Fifth Consecutive Year in Top Small Workplaces Category

McManis Faulkner, a leading Northern California trial firm, has been named No. 1  in the Bay Area News Group’s “Top Workplaces in the Bay Area” survey. For the fifth consecutive year, the firm ranked in the “Top Small Workplaces” category, a feat accomplished only by a small number of companies.

“It is an honor to be recognized as a Top Workplace and even more so since this is our fifth consecutive year. Our driving purpose is to serve our clients while creating an environment that allows our diverse staff to develop a fellowship that supports success for our clients, the firm, and surrounding community,” 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. With employees from diverse backgrounds, each bringing unique experiences and perspectives, McManis Faulkner fosters an environment where everyone is part of the team and is treated with respect for the contributions each makes.

In receiving the No. 1 ranking, McManis Faulkner was highlighted for offering employees a true “open door” policy, with access to senior staff members who enjoy coaching younger professionals. The firm regularly offers professional development seminars and mentoring programs and hosts alumni events and organizational meetings.

McManis Faulkner, a San Jose, California trial firm, provides a full range of services, representing both corporations and individuals through trial and appeal. The firm handles a wide range of litigation, including business, civil rights, class actions, criminal, employment, family, general civil, intellectual property, personal injury, probate, and professional negligence. With experienced, well-trained trial lawyers and staff, McManis Faulkner prides itself on its diversity – beyond ethnic, cultural and religious diversity, women comprise a majority of the firm’s management and staff.