Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart

South Carolina
Legal

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High Risk

Summary:

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart (Ogletree Deakins), scored a 90 out of 100 on the 2023-2024 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), a political stakeholder group. By complying with the HRC’s controversial demands, the company increases the risk of dividing employees, alienating customers and harming shareholders. The company provides a benefits package for employees which covers transgender medical procedures for covered employees and dependents, including children. It also uses sex and gender ideology criteria in employee recruitment, vendor selection, marketing, and philanthropic support. Oagletree Deakins uses its reputation, corporate funds, and political influence to support controversial sex and gender ideologies, organizations, and legislation. Oagletree Deakins does not provide its employees with protections against viewpoint discrimination. The firm is Mansfield Certified, indicating its support of DEI in its recruitment, hiring, promotions, and leadership composition. The firm was a sponsor of the LGBTQ+ Bar in 2023. Oagletree is a member of The Diversity and Flexibility Alliance, indicating its support of DEI in its recruitment, retention, promotions, and leadership composition. The firm is a member of the MCCA, indicating its focus on recruiting, retaining, and promoting employees based on race. Oagletree Deakins is a Corporate Member of the Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce. The firm is a part of the Law Firm Antiracism Alliance, committed to work on initiatives that fight “systemic racism”. For these reasons, Oagletree Deakins receives a High Risk rating.

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