2015 Diversity Leader Fish & Richardson Headquarters: Boston, Massachusetts Managing Partner: Peter Devlin Employees: 928 Recent Recognition Includes: American Lawyer Diversity Scorecard, Top Law Firm for Diversity, 2013 and 2014 Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equality Index, Top Rating of 100 percent, 2014 com, Inc., Best Law Firms for Diversity: Top 25... Read more
2015 Diversity Leader Fennemore Craig, P.C. Headquarters: Phoenix, AZ Managing Partner: Tim Berg Employees: 408 Recent Recognition Includes: AZ Business Magazine, one of the Most Admired Companies, 2014 Phoenix Business Journal, Arizona Corporate Excellence (ACE) Award, 2014 Phoenix Business Journal, one of the “Valley’s Healthiest Employers,” 2014 DLA Inclusive Workplace award, 2012... Read more
2015 Diversity Leader Ballard Spahr LLP Headquarters: Philadelphia, PA Chief Diversity Officer: Virginia G. Essandoh Employees: 1,119 Recent Recognition Includes: Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF), Gold Standard Certification, 2011–2014 Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Commission on Women in the Profession, Honor Roll of Legal Organizations Welcoming Women, 2013 The American Lawyer Survey of... Read more
2015 Diversity Leader WilmerHale Headquarters: Boston, Massachusetts, and Washington, DC Co-Managing Partners: Susan Murley and Robert Novick Employees: 2,268 Recent Recognition Includes: Human Rights Campaign Foundation, Corporate Equity Index, scored 100 out of 100, 2009–2014 Working Mother and Flex-Time Lawyers, Best Law Firms for Women, 2007–2014 American Lawyer, “A-List,” 2003–2014 Crain’s New... Read more
2015 Diversity Leader Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Headquarters: Des Moines, Iowa CEO: John Forsyth Employees: 1,800 Recent Recognition Includes: ESGR, Employer of Choice for Veterans, 2014 Black EOE Journal, Top Diversity Employer, 2013 and 2014 Professional Woman’s Magazine, Top Diversity Employer, 2013 and 2014 com, Champions of Diversity Award (Chairman/CEO John... Read more
2015 Diversity Leader United Rentals Headquarters: Stamford, Connecticut CEO: Michael J. Kneeland Employees: 12,500 Recent Recognition Includes: STEMconnector®, 100 Diverse Corporate Leaders in STEM, 2014 Profiles in Diversity Journal, Women Worth Watching Award, 2014 Women’s Enterprise Magazine, Top 100 Leaders in Corporate Supplier Diversity,2014 MilitaryTimes.com, Best for Vets: Employers, 2014 G.I. Jobs,... Read more
2015 Diversity Leader Ryder System, Inc. Headquarters: Miami, Florida CEO: Robert Sanchez Employees: 28,900 Recent Recognition Includes: CivilianJobs.com, Most Valuable Employers for Military, 2013 and 2014 Office of the Secretary of Defense, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, 2014 GMSHRM, Diversity in Action Award, 2012 Florida Diversity Council, Most Powerful and... Read more
2015 Diversity Leader The Walt Disney Company Headquarters: Burbank, California CEO: Robert A. Iger Employees: 175,000 Recent Recognition Includes: Fortune’s Most Admired Companies (2013) HRC, Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality (past 8 years) Families and Work Institute, Veterans Employment Transition (VET) Award (past 2 years) Diversity Inc., Top 50 Company... Read more
2015 Diversity Leader Reed Smith LLP Headquarters: N/A Managing Partner: Alexander Y. “Sandy” Thomas Employees: 3,118 Recent Recognition Includes: Legal Week Employee Satisfaction Report, UK’s Best Legal Employers, 2014 Human Rights Campaign Foundation, Corporate Equality Index (CEI), score of 100 out of 100, and named to CEI’s list of “BEST Places to... Read more
2015 Diversity Leader The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. Headquarters: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania CEO: William S. Demchak Employees: 54,000 Recent Recognition Includes: Human Rights Campaign, Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, 2014 Gallup, Great Workplace Award–Employee Engagement, 2014 NAFE, Top 50 Companies for Executive Women, 2011 DiversityInc, Top 10 Regional Companies for... Read more