Epstein Becker Green Receives Top Rating for Equality in the Workplace from Human Rights Campaign

NEW YORK (Dec. 21, 2011) — The national law firm of Epstein Becker Green today announced that it has received a top rating for equality in the workplace from the Human Rights Campaign, a civil rights organization, in its 2012 Corporate Equality Index.

The index has become a roadmap and benchmark tool for U.S. businesses to gauge equality in the workplace for lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgenders (LGBT). The rating criteria for the index are rigorous, fair, and transparent. In addition, the index identifies emerging best practices that can improve the experiences of LGBT employees.

Epstein Becker Green is committed to maintaining a diverse workforce and an environment in which all attorneys and staff members can develop to their fullest potential. The Firm fosters a work culture that promotes diversity within recruiting, professional development, and ongoing communications.

Founded in 1980, the Human Rights Campaign advocates on behalf of the LGBT Americans, mobilizes grassroots actions in diverse communities, and educates the public about related issues.

About Epstein Becker Green:

Epstein Becker & Green, P.C., founded in 1973, is a national law firm with approximately 300 lawyers practicing in 10 offices, in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York, Newark, San Francisco, Stamford, and Washington, D.C. The Firm is uncompromising in its pursuit of legal excellence and client service in its areas of practice: Health Care and Life Sciences, Labor and Employment, Litigation, Corporate Services, and Employee Benefits. Epstein Becker Green was founded to serve the health care industry and has been at the forefront of health care legal developments since 1973. The Firm is also proud to be a trusted advisor to clients in the financial services and hospitality industries, among others, representing entities from startups to Fortune 100 companies. Our commitment to these practices and industries reflects the founders' belief in focused proficiency paired with seasoned experience. For more information, visit www.ebglaw.com.