Kirkland & Ellis
Corprate Bias Ratings
Kirkland & Ellis vets vendors according to LGBTQ policies and does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination, though the firm 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. Kirkland & Ellis funds the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). For these reasons, Kirkland & Ellis 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.
Kirkland & Ellis has received a score of 100 on the Corporate Equality Index from the Human Rights Campaign. Among other requirements, this means the company has a written policy pledging to vet vendors for LGBTQ policies (1). There are no known instances of Kirkland & Ellis terminating business relationships due to views or beliefs.
Charitable giving (including employee matching programs) policies or practices discriminate against charitable organizations based on views or religious beliefs.
Uses corporate reputation to support ideological causes and/or organizations hostile to freedom of expression.
Kirkland & Ellis 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 firm fought against the Trump administration’s policy regarding transgender inclusion in the military and expressed opinions regarding the case online (3).
Uses corporate funds to advance ideological causes, organizations, or policies hostile to freedom of expression.
Kirkland & Ellis funds the ACLU and GLAAD (1).
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August 18, 2023
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