Dorsey Receives 100% Rating on Corporate Equality Index for Twelfth Year

MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that for the
twelfth consecutive year it has received a 100% rating—a perfect
score—on the 2018 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national
benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices
related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ)
workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign
Foundation. Dorsey joins the ranks of 609 major U.S. businesses which
also earned top marks this year.


The 2018 CEI rated 947 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. Dorsey’s efforts in satisfying all of the CEI’s
criteria results in a 100% ranking and the designation as a Best Place
to Work for LGBTQ Equality.

“Strengthening our community through diversity and inclusion is a Dorsey
core value,” noted Managing Partner Ken Cutler. “We are honored to
receive a 100% rating for the twelfth consecutive year. Dorsey takes
pride in our diverse workplace and we are actively involved in
initiatives which promote and foster diversity within the Firm and the
larger legal 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 Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Clients have relied on Dorsey
since 1912 as a valued business partner. With locations across the
United States and in Canada, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, Dorsey
provides an integrated, proactive approach to its clients’ legal and
business needs. Dorsey represents a number of the world’s most
successful companies from a wide range of industries, including leaders
in the banking, energy, food and agribusiness, health care, mining and
natural resources, and public-private project development sectors, as
well as major non-profit and government entities.

About the Human Rights Campaign
The Human Rights Campaign
(HRC) 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.

Contacts

Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Jeri Longtin-Kloss, 612-492-5315
longtin.kloss.jeri@dorsey.com