For the fifth year in a row, Drinker Biddle was named a top Illinois law firm by Equality Illinois for providing a welcoming and fair work environment for LGBTQ employees and for supporting the LGBTQ community. The ranking is based on results from the 2017 Equality Illinois Law Firm Survey. The firm, along with 50 other honorees, was recognized at the Raising the Bar Recognition Breakfast on August 1, 2017 in Chicago.
“Drinker Biddle embraces a culture that values civility and diversity. We believe in a collaborative work environment that promotes mutual respect and fairness, regardless of sex, ethnicity, gender, or sexual orientation,” said Edwin A. Getz, Regional Partner in Charge of the firm’s Chicago office. “We are grateful for, once again, being recognized for our continued effort to ensure a welcoming work atmosphere to the LGBTQ community.”
Equality Illinois’ mission is to build a better Illinois by advancing equal treatment and social justice through education, advocacy and protection of the rights of the LGBTQ community.