has earned a 100 percent rating on the 2014 HRC Corporate Equality Index and was recognized as a "Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality" by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) for the sixth consecutive year. Edwards Wildman scored highly for its equal employment opportunity policies, employment benefits, organizational LGBT competency, public engagement, and responsible citizenship. The annual HRC report provides an in-depth analysis and rating of large US employers, examining companies' policies and practices relating to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees, clients, and investors.
Edwards Wildman is committed to a diverse, inclusive culture for our attorneys and staff. We believe every person in our firm deserves a fair, merit-based opportunity for advancement and professional excellence. We also understand that the development and retention of a diverse workforce strengthens our global business capabilities and leads to the best solutions for our clients.
Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2014 Corporate Equality Index is the national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT employees. Released on an annual basis, the index highlights the increasing number of the largest US companies expanding benefits and protections for their LGBT employees and clients. The full report is available here