Diversity November 15, 2012

Alston & Bird Tops Corporate Equality Index for Eighth Straight Year

HRC Award

Alston & Bird partners James Sullivan and Mark McElreath hold a 100% Award from HRC. Firm representatives attended the HRC’s CEI 100% Awards Celebration on Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at the Time Warner Center in New York. 
Alston & Bird has received a top rating of 100 percent from the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) 11th annual Corporate Equality Index. This is the eighth 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 LGBT community,” said Richard Hays, Alston & Bird’s managing partner. “We are committed to making our work environment conducive to all, and this designation, in addition to the ongoing accolades from FORTUNE magazine and the Great Place to Work Institute, proves we are achieving our goals.”

HRC is America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve LGBT equality, with more than one million members and supporters nationwide. Founded in 1980, HRC advocates on behalf of LGBT Americans, mobilizes grassroots actions in diverse communities, invests strategically to elect fair-minded individuals to office and educates the public about LGBT issues.

A copy of the 2013 Corporate Equality Index can be found at http://www.hrc.org/cei.
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