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ATLANTA (November 19, 2012) – In the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2013 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP scored 100%, once again earning a top score for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality in the workplace. The annual survey rates companies on 40 specific policies and practices based on stringent criteria.
More than 650 businesses participated in the 2013 CEI study, including 293 Fortune 500 companies. In addition, 79 Fortune 1000 companies, 141 AmLaw 200 firms and 175 other companies were ranked in the 2013 CEI.
The Human Rights Campaign is America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve LGBT 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.
SUTHERLAND ASBILL & BRENNAN LLP
Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP is a law firm with global reach known for solving challenging business problems and resolving sophisticated legal issues for many of the world’s largest companies. Founded in 1924, the firm handles matters throughout the United States and worldwide. Seven major practice areas—corporate, energy and environmental, financial services, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, and tax—provide the framework for an extensive range of focus areas, allowing Sutherland attorneys to serve a diverse client base that ranges from small and medium-sized start-up businesses to a significant number of Fortune 100 companies.