Diversity January 4, 2012

Alston & Bird Earns Diversity Accolades

Alston & Bird has been recognized by both the Human Rights Campaign and Multicultural Law magazine for its continued accomplishments in the realm of diversity in the workplace.

  • The firm has received a top rating of 100 percent from the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) tenth annual Corporate Equality Index. This is the seventh year in a row that Alston & Bird has received HRC’s perfect rating.

    “Alston & Bird is proud to once again be recognized by HRC as a leader in providing benefits, opportunities and protections for the GLBT community,” said Richard Hays, Alston & Bird’s managing partner. “We are committed to making our work environment ideal and this designation, in addition to the ongoing accolades from FORTUNE magazine and the Great Place to Work Institute, prove we are achieving our goals.”

    The Human Rights Campaign is America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve GLBT equality with more than one million members and supporters nationwide. It effectively lobbies Congress, provides campaign support and educates the public to ensure that GLBT Americans can be open, honest and safe at home, at work and in the community.
  • Alston & Bird has also been named by Multicultural Law magazine as one of the 2011 Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity. Firms from across the country responded to survey questions regarding diversity programs and demographics. The publication then analyzes the survey results submitted by participating firms, highlighting those that excelled in various categories of diversity.

Overall, the firm ranked on the following sub-lists for 2011:

  • Top 50 Law Firms for Partners
  • Top 50 Law Firms for Associates
  • Top 100 Law Firms for Women
  • Top 25 Law Firms for African-Americans

Click here for more information about Alston & Bird's diversity program.

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