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Paul Hastings Recognized as a Top Law Firm for Equality by Human Rights Campaign Foundation

Dezember 19, 2011

New York, NY - Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today, that for the fifth consecutive year, the firm has been recognized as one of the Top Law Firms for Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC), America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality.

“We are honored to be sharing this distinction for our commitment to inclusiveness and equality with the some of the nation’s top companies,” said Jeffrey Haber, partner advisor for Paul Hastings LGBT Allies Committee in Los Angeles. “Paul Hastings is dedicated to fostering diversity and equality in our culture, policies and communities.”

Paul Hastings received a 100 percent score in the HRC’s Corporate Equality Index (CEI), earning the firm the distinction of “Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality.” The CEI rated 850 businesses, including 134 law firms, on 40 specific policies and practices. To receive a perfect score, companies must have fully-inclusive equal employment opportunity policies, provide equal employment benefits, demonstrate organizational LGBT competency, evidence their commitment to equality publicly and exercise responsible citizenship.

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