11/10/17

Vorys Named a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality” in the Human Rights Campaign’s 2018 Corporate Equality Index

Vorys has been recognized as one of the top gay-friendly workplaces in central Ohio for the tenth year in a row by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC). The firm received an equality score of 100 (out of a possible 100) and was named a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.”  The firm earned this score for having non-discrimination policies, a firm-wide diversity group, and for supporting the LGBT community, among other criteria.  Only seven central Ohio-based businesses received perfect scores.

In addition, the firm was one of only five Ohio-based law firms listed in the rankings.

Each fall, HRC releases the Corporate Equality Index report (CEI).  The 2018 CEI rated  ## businesses in the report, which evaluates LGBTQ-related policies and practices including non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs and public engagement with the LGBTQ community.

For more information on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visit www.hrc.org/cei.

About HRC: The Human Rights Campaign Foundation is the educational arm of America's largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender and queer people. HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are embraced as full members of society at home, at work and in every community.

About Vorys: Vorys was established in 1909 and has grown to be one of the largest Ohio-based law firms with nearly 375 attorneys in seven offices in Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland and Akron, Ohio; Washington, D.C.; Houston, Texas; and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Vorys currently ranks as one of the 200 largest law firms in the United States according to American Lawyer magazine.