Latham & Watkins is proud to be recognized by Equality Illinois as a leading law firm in Illinois for LGBTQ inclusiveness, diversity, and equality. This organization helps strengthen the state of Illinois by advancing equal treatment and social justice through education, advocacy, and protecting the rights of the LGBTQ community. Equality Illinois recognizes top law firms in its annual “Raising the Bar” report who are leading the way in providing a welcoming and fair work environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees and for engaging with the LGBTQ community.
Cathy Birkeland, Managing Partner of Latham’s Chicago office, said, “Our firm believes strongly in fostering a culture of diversity and inclusion throughout our offices, as well as in the communities where we live and work around the world. We are tremendously strengthened by welcoming and working with individuals from an array of backgrounds and life experiences.”