• Gay, In-House Counsel

    Straight Allies

    People in the LGBT community have “straight allies” to help them persevere in the struggle for equal rights. But what about lawyers and our struggles? Our columnist, Will Meyerhofer, explains why lawyers need non-lawyer allies, and how to get along with them.

    40 Comments / / Jun 22, 2011 at 10:12 AM
  • Biglaw, Civil Rights, Gay, Job Searches, Lesbians, Rankings

    Almost 100 Biglaw Firms Are Perfectly Gay

    The Human Rights Campaign has released its annual Corporate Equality Index, which assesses corporate America’s progress towards equal treatment of the LGBT community. It’s a pretty great day to be gay and searching for career advice. Gawker has a list up right now on the top ten gay colleges, and the Human Rights Campaign is […]

    21 Comments / / Oct 4, 2010 at 6:13 PM
  • Biglaw, Civil Rights, Gay, Job Searches, Lesbians, Rankings

    Biglaw Is Good to Gays

    Let’s give credit where credit is due. The Human Rights Campaign has released its annual Best Places to Work list. It shows that law firms are great when it comes to creating a non-discriminatory environment for gays and lesbians. The ABA Journal reports: In 2006, the first year law firms were included in the Human […]

    57 Comments / / Sep 14, 2009 at 12:11 PM
  • Biglaw, Fabulosity, Food, Gay

    Glitter and Be Gay, at WLRK

    It’s Friday afternoon, and things are kinda slow. So please forgive the randomness. Remember Kirkland & Ellis’s big gay party from last month, featuring cocktails and hors d’ouevres, but open only to LGBT lawyers? A source at our former firm writes: Hors d’ouevres? That’s nothing! At Wachtell Lipton, the gay partners (and whatever associates/summers are […]

    31 Comments / / Feb 8, 2008 at 2:30 PM
  • Biglaw, Civil Rights, Gay, Job Searches, Lesbians

    Which Law Firms Are Down With the Gays?

    The Human Rights Campaign has some answers. HRC, which is the largest national gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, recently released its annual list of Best Places to Work. And law firms were prominently represented: [T]he Human Rights Campaign Foundation released a report showing that numerous large U.S. law firms are providing important […]

    31 Comments / / Oct 2, 2007 at 9:15 AM