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Cox Smith Wins “Best Places to Work” Award - Firm Ranks #1 in Large Employer Category

July 8, 2013

Cox Smith Matthews Incorporated (“Cox Smith”), the largest law firm in San Antonio, today announced it was named the #1 Large Employer in San Antonio by The San Antonio Business Journal in its annual “Best Places to Work” contest. This was the seventh consecutive year the firm has been recognized.

In their confidential response, employees cited cool perks such as a rodeo cowboy breakfast, Halloween costume contest, holiday cooking contests, free parking, professional training, wellness education and employee appreciation/recognition that make the firm a great place to work.

Winners were selected based on the results of online confidential surveys completed by the companies’ employees. According to The San Antonio Business Journal, the winners represent the top 51 “Best Places to Work” in the San Antonio area based on an assessment of the online surveys performed by the Business Journal’s research partner in the project, Quantum Workplace. Nearly 200 companies were nominated this year, and the winning 51 companies were ranked in Small, Medium and Large categories, based on the number of employees.

“Being honored for our culture for the seventh consecutive year is a significant achievement and being named the number one large employer is equally exciting,” said Jamie Smith, managing director of Cox Smith. “Cox Smith is committed to being a great place to work and we look to everyone on our team to propose ways to continually improve how we are doing.”

According to Lynn Ganschinietz, director of Human Resources at Cox Smith, the firm’s management team truly cares about its employees. “The people are very important to the management at Cox Smith and that makes it a very special place to work. The work life balance is very important to Cox Smith. That’s just our environment here.”