December 09, 2013
The Firm received a 100% rating in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index (CEI) earning the distinction of being one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality.” In order to achieve a perfect score, firms must have fully-inclusive equal employment opportunity policies, provide equal employment benefits, demonstrate organizational LGBT competency, evidence their commitment to equality publicly and exercise responsible citizenship.
This year, more than 140 law firms, including a majority of American Lawyer 200 firms, participated in the CEI. Of these firms, 71 received a perfect 100-percent score, establishing law firms as the most represented industry among participants receiving a perfect score. The Human Rights Campaign Foundation is the educational arm of the nation’s largest civil rights organization dedicated to LGBT equality.