Dinsmore & Shohl
Corprate Bias Ratings
Dinsmore & Shohl vets vendors for LGBTQ policies and does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees. However, the company has not publicly terminated business relationships based on views or beliefs. The company covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children. The company integrates DEI into all of its business practices, prioritizing diversity in its hiring and leadership composition and doing pro bono education and training on social justice matters. Dinsmore & Shohl has partnered with the LGBT Bar, the Center for Legal Inclusiveness, the Law Firm Antiracism Alliance, the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, the YWCA of Greater Cincinnati, BlackSpace, and Equitas Health. However, the company does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. For these reason, Dinsmore & Shohl 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.
Dinsmore & Shohl received a score of 90 on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index. Among other commitments, the company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (1)(2). The firm prioritizes diversity in its hiring and leadership composition (3). However, Dinsmore & Shohl has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious beliefs or political views.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Dinsmore & Shohl does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving. It partners “with local charitable organizations to provide financial support and resources to those in need” (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Dinsmore & Shohl integrates DEI into all of its business practices. The firm provides diversity and inclusion training for its employees and pro bono education and training on social justice matters (1). The company also published a statement in the aftermath of the death of George Floyd in 2020 (2).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Dinsmore’s HRC CEI profile indicates the company covers the cost of “medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children (1)(2). Dinsmore partners with the LGBT Bar, the Center for Legal Inclusiveness, the Law Firm Antiracism Alliance, and the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (3). The firm also partners with the YWCA of Greater Cincinnati, BlackSpace, and Equitas Health, “one of the nation’s largest LGBTQ+ and HIV/AIDS-serving organizations” (4)(5).
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November 21, 2023
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