How BigLaw Is Starting To Embrace The Full Gender Spectrum

Law360 (January 10, 2020, 2:15 PM EST) -- When Holland & Knight senior counsel Jamie Rodriguez transitioned last year, transgender-friendly workplace policies put her mind at ease that the law firm had her back as she launched into a new stage of her life.

Rodriguez's experience transitioning in a BigLaw setting, which she said was a positive experience, is one example of the potential impact of new policies law firms have begun to embrace.

In December, Littler Mendelson PC announced it had adopted standardized email signature blocks that provide attorneys and staff the option of stating their preferred gender pronoun, and the firm plans to make human resources documents...

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