3. HENDERSON ENGINEERS, INC.

Henderson Engineers’ company purpose is to create an environment where people can reach their full potential. Employees feel that every day, at every level of the organization. Whether a Henderson Engineer employee is an engineer or the receptionist or a team leader, the company wants nothing more than for that employee to grow and learn and develop — to create careers at Henderson that they may not have been able to have elsewhere. It’s an inside joke that with the company’s level of ongoing technical training, someone can nearly get a “masters in engineering” simply by working at Henderson. Even better, the company’s team truly loves working together, giving back to the community, and treating each other like family. Clients say the firm is made up of highly technical engineers who specialize in solving their most difficult or complex problems — but they also happen to be good-natured, friendly partners who they want to have a beer with afterwards.

Henderson Engineers is as passionate about people as it is about the work designing industry-leading buildings. The company’s purpose is to create an environment where people can reach their full potential. The employees feel that every day, at every level of the organization. Simply put, staffers at Henderson live out their motto to work hard, play hard, and give back every single day. The office culture is also a great, balanced blend of healthy living and good times with events such as a “Biggest Loser” weight challenge, “Power H” weekly fitness classes led by staff, and monthly “beer:30” happy hour events.

4. HKS ARCHITECTS, INC.

HKS is a global architectural design firm that cultivates a vibrant, creative environment in every office. In LA, the 85-person office attracts and develops talented team members who achieve design innovation across all market sectors. HKS LA has completed a broad variety of work, from the iconic Los Angeles NFL stadium and Net-Zero Energy sustainable student campuses to award winning hospitality and mixed-use projects. The LA team is as diverse as the work portfolio, with professionals from around the globe infusing culture, research, technologies and innovation into design. HKS invests in building and maintaining a talented staff above all else. The firm understands employee satisfaction is at the core of this goal.

5. CONSTANGY, BROOKS, SMITH & PROPHETE, LLP

At Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP, workplace law is the firm’s focus – but is isn’t your typical national law firm. Clients tell them there is “a soul to Constangy that is unique and refreshing, that’s not found with other firms.” For more than 70 years, clients have appreciated the firm’s common-sense approach and commitment to being a real partner in helping employers navigate the prickly legal and regulatory environments of the changing workplace. The firm’s lawyers know and like each other. The firm is appreciative and respectful to all of its attorneys and staff, a factor that is well appreciated by everyone that works at the firm.

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