Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft

New York
Commercial and Professional Services

Corporate Bias Rating

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Rating - Danger
High Risk


Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft (Cadwalader) scored a 100 on the Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) Corporate Equality Index (CEI). By complying with the HRC’s controversial demands, Cadwalader increases the risk of dividing employees, alienating customers and harming shareholders. The company provides a benefits package for employees which covers transgender medical procedures for covered employees and dependents, including children. It also uses sex and gender ideology criteria in employee recruitment, vendor selection, marketing, and philanthropic support. Cadwalader forces employees to undergo multiple ideological trainings and uses its reputation, corporate funds, and political influence to support controversial sex and gender ideologies, organizations, and legislation. The firm also started a free name change clinic for transgender individuals. Cadwalader is a part of the Law Firm Antiracism Alliance, committed to work on initiatives that fight “systemic racism”. For these reasons, Cadwalader receives a High Risk rating.

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