Boies Schiller Flexner LLP
While Boies Schiller Flexner (BSF) has not terminated business relationships due to ideological beliefs, the firm has a reputation for using its services to advocate for LGBTQ issues in courts. The company does not have viewpoint protections for its employees. Boies Schiller Flexner has supported the Equality Act, and its leading members regularly speak out in favor of Black Lives Matter, LGBTQ issues, and similar topics. For these reasons, Boies Schiller Flexner receives a "Medium Risk" rating.
Has denied service to customers, suppliers, or vendors due to their political views or religious beliefs OR corporately boycotts, divests, or sanctions regions, people groups, or industries.
Boies Schiller Flexner has received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this means the company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (1). There are no known instances of Boies Schiller Flexner terminating business relationships because of political or religious beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Boies Schiller Flexner does not have a charitable giving program at this time (1).
Employment policies fail to protect against discrimination based on political affiliation/views and/or religion.
Boies Schiller Flexner does not protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Boies Schiller Flexner supports the Equality Act and argued the Perry v. Brown case in supported of same-sex marriage (1)(2). David Boies, the Chairman at Boies Schiller Flexner, was described as a “liberal legend” due to his representation in LGBTQ cases (3). David Boies published a statement after January 6, 2021, where he spoke on the election results, the invasion of the Capitol, and his support of Black Lives Matter (4). After the death of George Floyd, Boies Schiller Flexner joined “an ACLU of Louisiana Litigation Campaign Against Racist Policing Practices” (5).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
There are no publicly known cases of Boies Schiller and Flexner using corporate dollars to support ideological groups hostile to freedom of expression.
Uses corporate political contributions for ideological, non-business purposes.
Boies Schiller and Flexner’s PAC donates strictly to Democrats (1).
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December 31, 2022
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