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Center for Co-op and Career Development (CCCD): Finding Company Information

A guide to recommended books, databases, websites and more to help you with career planning, co-op preparation and professional advancement.

Business Databases

If you are researching a specific company or industry, use the databases below to locate history, financial information, profiles etc.

Company Information Handout

Research the Firm or Corporation

If you are researching a specific employer, begin your research on the employer's website. This will provide you with good foundational knowledge on their  key practice areas, industries, publications and prominent attorneys or key players.

  • Martindale Hubbell
    From the main page, select "Advanced Search" under the search box. Enter your desired firm name in the "Law Firm" box
  • NALP Directory of Legal Employers
    The NALP Directory provides specific information on law firms, government agencies, public interest organizations, and corporations, including lawyer demographics, practice areas, compensation and benefits, diversity and inclusion practices, etc.
  • The AmLaw100
    See how the big firms compare to one another
  • United States Government Manual
    Provides comprehensive information on the agencies of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches, including a description, a brief history, and a description of its programs and activities.
  • LexisNexis Academic
    Review the employer's recent cases, search for news articles about the employer, and get company information on over 80 million companies.