November 18, 2015
Kelley Drye and Warren LLP received a score of 95 points on the 2016 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) released by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), based on its support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.
“We salute the HRC for advancing the rights of LGBT people everywhere. At Kelley Drye, diversity and inclusion drive our approach to benefits, policies and programs,” said Damon W. Suden, partner and co-chair of the firm’s LGBT network. “We are committed to fostering a culture where all members of our LGBT community and our diverse firm can work together and thrive.”
Kelley Drye earned top marks in the CEI survey that 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 2016 CEI rated a total of 1,027 businesses in the report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.
The Human Rights Campaign is America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality. For more information on the 2016 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.