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Finnegan Earns Perfect Score in 2017 Corporate Equality Index

December 6, 2016

Award/Ranking;Press Release

December 6, 2016

Contacts:    Timothy M. Henderson, Chief Recruitment & Professional Development Officer


Finnegan Earns Perfect Score in 2017 Corporate Equality Index 


WASHINGTON, DC—Finnegan earned top marks with a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Finnegan’s perfect score also resulted in the designation as a 2017 Best Place to Work for LGBT equality.

"Finnegan is proud to receive a top CEI rating," said Tim Henderson, Finnegan’s Chief Recruitment & Professional Development Officer. "We aim to provide an inclusive environment that supports benefits and workplace equality for all members of the firm."

The 2017 CEI rated 1,043 businesses in the report, which evaluates LGBT-related policies and practices, including non-discrimination workplace protections, domestic partner benefits, transgender-inclusive health care benefits, competency programs, and public engagement with the LGBT community.

For more information on the 2017 Corporate Equality Index, or to download a free copy of the report, visit


About the Human Rights Campaign Foundation
The Human Rights Campaign Foundation is the educational arm of America's largest civil rights organization working to achieve equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual transgender and queer people. HRC envisions a world where LGBTQ people are embraced as full members of society at home, at work and in every community.

About Finnegan
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP is one of the largest IP law firms in the world. From offices in Atlanta, Boston, London, Palo Alto, Reston, Seoul, Shanghai, Taipei, Tokyo, and Washington, DC, the firm practices all aspects of patenttrademarkcopyright, and trade secret law, including counselingprosecutionlicensing, and litigation. Finnegan also represents clients on IP issues related to European patents and trade marksinternational tradeportfolio management, the Internete-commerce, government contracts, antitrust, and unfair competition. For additional information on the firm, please visit Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.