McGuireWoods Recognized as a Leading Illinois Law Firm for LGBT Inclusiveness
July 31, 2012
McGuireWoods LLP has been recognized in
Equality Illinois’ annual
Raising the Bar report for the second year in a row as one of the top law firms
in the state with a growing commitment to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and
transgender (LGBT) community and inclusiveness in the workplace.
report, which stems from Equality Illinois’ annual survey of the 150 largest
firms doing business in the state of Illinois, measures workplace equality in
three categories: employment benefits, workplace diversity initiatives, and
The selected law firms were honored on July 26 at the annual Lawyers for
Diversity reception. Guest speakers included Illinois Supreme Court Justice Mary
Jane Theis, the AIDS Legal Council of Chicago, the Lesbian and Gay Bar
Association of Chicago (LAGBAC) Foundation, and Parents, Friends and Family of
Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) Northern Illinois Council.