Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP

New York

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High Risk


Hughes Hubbard & Reed scored an 85 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, Hughes Hubbard & Reed (HHR) 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. HHR uses its reputation, corporate funds, and political influence to support controversial sex and gender ideologies, organizations, and legislation. HHR signed an open letter in support of the Equality Act. The company is a partner of the Center for Reproductive Rights, building case law, advocating before policy makers, and engaging in litigation to challenge bans and restrictions on access to abortion. For these reasons, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP receives a High Risk rating.

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