Holland & Knight

Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis

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High Risk


Holland & Knight scored a 100 on the 2023 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), a political stakeholder group. By complying with the HRC’s controversial demands, Holland & Knight increases the risk of dividing employees, alienating customers and harming shareholders. The company covers transgender-related medical costs for its employees and their children and provides specific sexual orientation and gender identity-based benefits. It also uses sex and gender ideology criteria in employee recruitment, vendor selection, marketing, and philanthropic support. Holland & Knight 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. Holland & Knight funds and supports ideological causes like the OneOrlando fund. The company regularly supports LGBTQ and BLM Pride. Holland & Knight is Mansfield Certified, indicating its support of DEI in its recruitment, hiring, promotions, and leadership composition. The firm is a part of the Law Firm Antiracism Alliance, committed to work on initiatives that fight “systemic racism”. For these reasons, Holland & Knight receives a High Risk rating.

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