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Greenberg Traurig recognized by Equality Illinois for 'Raising the Bar' for LGBT Workplace Inclusion

CHICAGO (August 11, 2014) – The international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP was recently recognized among 40 Illinois law firms for “Raising the Bar” and leading the way in providing a welcoming and fair work environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender employees and engaging with the LGBT community. The recognition is based on information gathered from the organization’s 2014 Equality Illinois Law Firm Survey.

The dedicated firms will be featured in the 2014 Equality Illinois Raising the Bar Report and honored at a congratulatory breakfast on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. 

The mission of Equality Illinois is to secure, protect and defend equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in Illinois. It is one of the Midwest’s largest and most influential LGBT civil rights organizations.

“At Greenberg Traurig, our dedication to equality goes far beyond our longstanding commitments to diverse and inclusive workplace policies and benefits; it is fundamental to our culture. We are deeply honored to be recognized by Equality Illinois for our efforts,” said Gregory E. Ostfeld, Shareholder and Co-Chair of the Chicago Litigation Practice.

The individual attorneys at Greenberg Traurig are committed to nurturing diversity throughout the firm and creating an environment where differences are embraced and utilized creatively.