Tops in the Sunshine State, Carlton Fields has 11 offices down the East Coast—five of which are in Florida. The firm has a strong national trial practice, as well as experience in myriad areas, including antitrust, business transactions, class actions, construction, employment, health care, insurance, litigation, M&A, real estate—to name some. The firm is also a standout in the diversity space, ranking among all of Vault's diversity categories.
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Carlton Fields generally looks for candidates with some work experience on their resumes, though they also consider candidates straight out of law school. The firm has a collaborative atmosphere, and attorneys are not in competition with each other. Firm-sponsored events are well attended, but impromptu after-hours socializing is less common. Partners are genuinely interested in mentoring associates—with whom they often work on-on-one—and the firm offers a fair amount of transparency, particularly regarding financials. Hours can ebb and flow, but associates are generally satisfied with their compensation for those hours. Associates rave about their work and the level of responsibility they are given. While attorneys don’t report a wide variety of wellness initiatives, they are pro...
Carlton Fields, PA is home to more than 300 lawyers practicing across 11 offices. The firm has a strong national trial practice, as well as experience in myriad areas, including antitrust, business transactions, class actions, construction, employment, health care, insurance, litigation, M&A, real estate—to name some.
Spreading Through the Sunshine State and Beyond
Giddings Mabry founded Carlton Fields over a century ago with the help of his father Milton Mabry—a former Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice—and Doyle Carlton—who would go on to become Florida’s 25th governor. The firm has maintained its strong reputation in Florida and over the years, has branched out beyond the sunshine state, adding offices in California; Connecticut; Georgia; New Jersey; New York; and Wash...