Corprate Bias Ratings
Hogan Lovells, which is a Washington, D.C.- and London-based law firm, fired a long-term employee after she opposed the prevailing company-wide opinion regarding the Dobbs decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. The company vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not protect its employees against viewpoint discrimination. Hogan Lovell covers the cost of "medically necessary transition-related care" for its employees and their children and supports ESG within its business practices. The company employs a Chief Diversity Officer, supports the Equality Act, and is a member of pro-abortion legal coalitions. Hogan Lowell has opposed anti-LGBTQ legislation and is a founding supporter of the TMBDLF Diversity Charity. For these reasons, Hogan Lovells receives a High 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.
Hogan Lovells fired lawyer Robin Keller after she affirmed the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, citing her concern for the higher rates of abortions in the black community, among other concerns regarding abortion (1). Ms. Keller was fired for allegedly violating the company’s anti-harassment policy. Hogan Lovells received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index. Among other requirements, this means the company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (2)(3).
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Hogan Lovells does not appear to discriminate against religious organizations in its charitable giving (1).
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Hogan Lovells has joined two legal coalitions that advocate on behalf of pro-abortion legislation and signed an open letter in support of the Equality Act (1)(2). The company supports ESG within its business practices and employs a Chief Diversity Officer (3)(4)(5)(6). The firm has also allied with the ACLU in legislative advocacy and co-led an amicus brief opposing West Virginia state legislation regarding transgender participation in women’s sports (7)(8).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Hogan Lovells has a perfect score on the HRC’s 2022 Corporate Equality Index. This score indicates the company covers the cost of “medically necessary transition-related care” for its employees and their children (1)(2). The company is a founding supporter of the TMBDLF Diversity Charity, the founder of which has expressed support for the Black Lives Matter movement (3).
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September 29, 2023
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