The legal profession ranked highest among 31 industries included in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's 2014 Corporate Equality Index, with 82 major U.S. law firms that participated in the survey scoring 100 percent. The index scored 734 big companies according to their nondiscrimination policies; health benefits for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees and their dependents; and organizational commitment to diversity.
Surveyed businesses nationwide scoring 100
California-based law firms scoring 100
States, including California, that prohibit workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity
Note: The foundation invited the 1,000 largest U.S. companies (as listed by Fortune magazine) and the 200 top-grossing U.S. law firms (as listed by AmLaw) to participate in the survey; additional businesses volunteered to participate. All data was self-reported.