Gordon & Rees has achieved a 95 out of a possible 100 points in the 2011 Corporate Equality Index, an annual report comprised by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC).
Gordon & Rees's rating surpasses that of the average for the entire index (87) percent as well as the average CEI Rating of 86 for Fortune 500-ranked businesses. 134 law firms on the AmLaw 200 were also rated, with scores ranging from 48 to 100.
This is the third year that Gordon & Rees has received the same high rating since the firm first appeared in the survey in 2009. The CEI survey reflects workplace practices pertaining to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality for 844 American companies including all of the Fortune 500.
"Diversity is a very important issue for the legal profession and we join all law firms in doing our part to generate change and achieve progress." Jack McCowan, Diversity Committee Chair.