Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz

New York

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Medium Risk


Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz (Wachtell Lipton) scored a 50 on the 2023 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) from the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), a political stakeholder group. The company covers transgender-related medical costs for its employees and their children. It also uses sex and gender ideology criteria in employee recruitment, vendor selection, and philanthropic support. In 2019, Wachtell Lipton donated $25,000 to the Center for Reproductive Rights. Wachtell Lipton has a DEI Committee, requires online DEI training, and distributed books to its employees about "anti-racism" and allyship. Wachtell Lipton does not provide viewpoint protections for its employees. The firm is a part of the Law Firm Antiracism Alliance, committed to work on initiatives that fight “systemic racism”. However, Wachtell Lipton has not publicly terminated business relationships due to religious beliefs or political views. For these reasons, Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz receives a Medium Risk rating.

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