For the 13th consecutive year, Fenwick has been designated a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality, after receiving the top score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The CEI is the nation’s foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality.
The CEI rates employers providing crucial protections to over 20 million U.S. workers and an additional 18 million abroad. The CEI rates companies on detailed criteria falling under four central pillars:
- Non-discrimination policies across business entities;
- Equitable benefits for LGBTQ+ workers and their families;
- Supporting an inclusive culture; and,
- Corporate social responsibility.
For 50 years, Fenwick has been committed to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion both within the firm and throughout the legal profession. In the past year, the firm was recognized among top law firms for diverse equity partnerships in Law360, ranked No. 1 in ALM Media’s inaugural Composite Ranking Index, named among the best law firms for women by Seramount (formerly Working Mother Media), recognized among the most diverse law firms on American Lawyer’s 2021 Diversity Scorecard, and achieved Mansfield 4.0 Certification Plus status from Diversity Lab. Learn more about Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Fenwick.
The full CEI report is available online at www.hrc.org/cei.