New York, NY (December 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., is a national law firm with a primary focus on health care and life sciences; employment, labor, and workforce management; and litigation and business disputes. Founded in 1973 as an industry-focused firm, Epstein Becker Green has decades of experience serving clients in health care, financial services, retail, hospitality, and technology, among other industries, representing entities from startups to Fortune 100 companies. Operating in locations throughout the United States and supporting domestic and multinational clients, the firm’s attorneys are committed to uncompromising client service and legal excellence. For more information, visit www.ebglaw.com.