The BigLaw Firms Fighting For Transgender Rights

By Dani Kass (July 11, 2016, 5:39 PM EDT) -- The fight over transgender rights has grabbed public attention in the past few months, with North Carolina's law dictating the use of bathrooms that match the gender on one's birth certificate and the military's allowing transgender service members to serve openly.

BigLaw has been regularly recognized as a leader in creating LGBT-friendly workplaces, with the Human Rights Campaign Foundation in November giving 95 major law firms perfect scores in a report looking into nondiscrimination policies, public commitment and accountability to LGBT equality and employment benefits.

Jenner & Block LLP, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP and Covington & Burling LLP are among the...

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