International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP is pleased to announce that for the thirteenth consecutive year it has received a 100% rating—a perfect score—on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Dorsey joins the ranks of 571 major U.S. businesses which also earned top marks this year.
The 2019 CEI rated 1,028 businesses in the report, which evaluates LGBTQ-related policies and practices including non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs and public engagement with the LGBTQ community. Dorsey’s efforts in satisfying all of the CEI’s criteria results in a 100% ranking and the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.
“We are honored to receive a 100% rating for the thirteenth consecutive year. We at Dorsey take pride in our diverse workplace and we are actively involved in initiatives to promote and foster diversity within the Firm and the larger legal community,” noted Managing Partner Bill Stoeri. “Strengthening our community through diversity and inclusion is a Dorsey core value.”
For more information on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.