Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP Earns top Marks in 2019 Corporate Equality Index
Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP, a full service law firm with 400-plus lawyers in 16 offices, today announced that it has received a perfect score of 100 percent 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. The firm joins the ranks of over 560 major U.S. businesses which also earned top marks this year.
"When it comes to diversity and inclusion, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr is committed to diversity and inclusion not only in our firm but across the legal profession. We have done a lot of hard work over the years to achieve the highest standards and become a truly inclusive and supportive workplace for our LGBTQ+ colleagues. The 100 rating is a great recognition of this effort," said firm Managing Partner Barry F. Levin.
The 2019 CEI rated businesses concerning their 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. Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr’s efforts in satisfying all of the CEI’s criteria results in a 100 percent ranking and the designation as a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality.
For more information on the 2019 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei. The Human Rights Campaign Foundation is the educational arm of America's largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people.