Best Places to Work: Wright Lindsey Jennings

Best Places to Work: Wright Lindsey Jennings

The Wright Lindsey Jennings footprint extends far beyond the walls of the office, the boardroom and the courtroom.

City: Little Rock
Employees: 120
Industry Type: Legal

The firm dedicates time, funds and leadership to numerous organizations with the express purpose of enhancing the quality of life of the greater community.

The culture of the firm is encouraging, cooperative and friendly. Mentorship and peer collaboration ensure an open environment, where management is accessible.

As a result, professionals at every level grow and thrive, build stronger relationships and achieve continued success and positive results for clients.

Despite the professional demands of legal work, each individual is encouraged to participate in community activities, professional organizations and volunteer roles. The firm allows time for these efforts and supports these initiatives financially.

Wright Lindsey Jennings’ Appreciation Program celebrates Administrative Professionals Week in which it celebrates employees for a week in April, and the program also has an Early Out feature in which the office closes early on Fridays multiple times a year.

WLJ’s commitment to flexibility ties directly to its efforts to retain female attorneys and staff, who often bear a greater burden in balancing work and family. In fact, the firm announced its first female chief operating officer in its 118-year history in 2018.

Finally, the perks and benefits that WLJ offers its employees are tremendous.

From complimentary parking for all employees — which is rare in downtown Little Rock — to a “free” day off during each employee’s birthday month to small gifts and tokens of appreciation for service, WLJ is dedicated to boosting employee morale. In addition, the benefits packages provided to the firm’s staff are second to none.

DID YOU KNOW? Wright Lindsey Jennings employees are vested at the time they enter the 401(k) plan. The firm provides a matching contribution of 50 cents on each dollar up to 6%. Additionally, after two years of employment, the firm will make an annual contribution based on compensation.

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