Clark Hill Joins the Exclusive Illinois Equality Council for Equality Illinois as an Inaugural Member

Sep 19, 2018

CHICAGO, IL – Ray J. Koenig III, Member-in-Charge of Clark Hill’s Chicago office and, with Clark Hill, a long-time supporter of Equality Illinois, recently announced the Firm’s membership with the Illinois Equality Council, developed by Equality Illinois, to honor the commitment that businesses have given to advance LGBTQ equality. 

“Equality Illinois has been on the forefront of leading Illinois businesses towards best practices when it comes to workplace equality and justice.  Clark Hill is thrilled to be an inaugural member of the new Illinois Equality Council, as we continually strive to make our firm a better place to work for everyone, said Koenig.”

For several consecutive years, Clark Hill’s Chicago office  was one of the firms showcased at Equality Illinois’ annual Raising the Bar breakfast which honored “law firms that are leading the way with regard to creating a welcoming and affirming workplace for LGBTQ employees.” 

Equality Illinois has discontinued the Raising the Bar breakfast and recently established the Illinois Equality Council in its place, which will allow more substantive opportunities for businesses to increase their commitment to, and promote their support of, LGBTQ equality in the workplace.  The Council will also provide law firms and businesses with a forum to discuss LGBTQ issues that impact their bottom line and engage their employees to impact change on a deeper level.  

Equality Illinois is a non-profit organization whose mission is to build a better Illinois by educating and advocating on behalf of LGBTQ equality.  To read more about Equality Illinois and the Illinois Equality Council, please click here.