Clark Hill PLC Among Illinois Law Firms Honored for LGBT Equality

Aug 11, 2015

CHICAGO, IL – Clark Hill PLC was recently recognized as one of the top Illinois law firms for Raising the Bar and leading the way in providing a welcoming and fair work environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees and engaging with the LGBT community. The recognition is based on information gathered from the organization’s 2015 Equality Illinois Law Firm Survey. The dedicated firms are featured in the 2015 Equality Illinois Raising the Bar.

“We recognize that utilizing the talents of people with a wide range of characteristics, backgrounds and experiences positively impacts every aspect of our firm - first and foremost, our ability to deliver quality legal and professional services to our clients. We emphasize diversity and inclusion in our strategic plan because we understand that a diverse workplace is critical to the firm's ongoing success.” - Ray Koenig, Managing Member, Clark Hill Chicago.

“Clark Hill  is committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in our firm, fostering a collegial and respectful working environment in which each person is encouraged and supported to reach his or her highest potential. Speaking as a leader of the firm’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, we are honored to be recognized as a firm that provides a welcoming and inclusive work environment for  LGBT employees. “ – Linda Watson, Member, Clark Hill Birmingham, MI

The mission of Equality Illinois is to secure, protect and defend equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Illinois. It is one of the Midwest’s largest and most influential LGBT civil rights organizations.

Firm Profile

Clark Hill PLC is a full-service law firm that provides business legal services, government and public affairs, and personal legal services to our clients throughout the country. With offices in Arizona, Delaware, Illinois, Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Washington, DC, and West Virginia Clark Hill has more than 300 attorneys and professionals. For more information, visit www.clarkhill.com.