Edwards Wildman has earned a 100 percent rating in the 2015 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) for the seventh consecutive year. This annual report designated Edwards Wildman as a “Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality” in recognition of the firm’s support of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community.
Edwards Wildman earned top marks in the 2015 CEI, which evaluates LGBT-related policies and practices including non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs, and public engagement with the LGBT community. The HRC report is a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.
This recognition comes on the heels of Edwards Wildman being honored by Equality Illinois as a top law firm for supporting LGBT inclusiveness and equality for the third consecutive year.
The Human Rights Campaign is America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality. By inspiring and engaging all Americans, HRC strives to end discrimination against LGBT citizens and realize a nation that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all. For more information on the 2015 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei