Munger Tolles Named One of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality
Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP was named one of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality as it received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index. This benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality was released Jan. 27.
More than 840 major U.S. businesses earned benchmarks this year. The survey results showcase how 1,271 U.S.-based companies are not only promoting LGBTQ+-friendly workplace policies domestically, but also abroad.
“Our firm is committed to cultivating a culture of inclusion for all attorneys. Supporting our LGBTQ attorneys and professional staff aligns with that goal. We are thrilled to receive a perfect score on the survey for the seventh consecutive year,” said Munger, Tolles & Olson Co-Managing Partner Malcolm A. Heinicke.
“We are honored that the Human Rights Campaign recognized our firm for its practices, pro bono work and partnerships that support LGBTQ equality. Long ago, our firm implemented policies which support LGBTQ equality and we’re grateful to be acknowledged for it,” said Munger, Tolles & Olson Co-Managing Partner Hailyn J. Chen.
The survey scored businesses on non-discrimination policies, corporate social responsibility, supporting an inclusive culture as well as equitable benefits for LGBTQ+ workers and their families. The full report is available online.
Munger Tolles’ shows its commitment to equality through its LGBTQ Initiative which connects the firm’s attorneys with LGBTQ causes in the broader community through social gatherings, community events and pro bono work. Click here for more on the firm’s LGBTQ Initiative.
Munger Tolles is routinely recognized for its diversity and inclusion work. Last year, the firm earned the highest recognition, Mansfield Certification Plus Status, for the fourth consecutive year. This confirms that we achieved 30 percent women, attorneys of color, and LGBTQ+ attorneys for more than half of the key leadership positions tracked.
As a result of the firm’s concerted efforts in the diversity and inclusion space, Munger Tolles again topped the lists of notable commendations across the legal industry in 2021, including The American Lawyer’s Diversity Scorecard and Law360’s “Best Law Firms for Minority Attorneys.