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Awards and Progress

Making Progress 

Every year, Kutak Rock participates in training, community and leadership to help promote a nurturing culture of inclusion. We proudly display our achievements and badges as a reflection of support to our diverse community. We continue to move forward to effect meaningful and longstanding positive changes throughout the firm and its related communities.

Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Badge

Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality

Kutak Rock is awarded Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality
WILEF Badge 2018

Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF)

Kutak Rock is recertified in 2017 as a Gold Standard firm

Kutak Rock Earns Perfect Score 

The Human Rights Campaign awarded Kutak Rock a perfect score on its 2018 Corporate Equality Index, the national benchmark on corporate policies and practices impacting LGBTQ employees. Earning a score of 100 distinguishes Kutak Rock as one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality.” The Kansas City office hosted the regional celebration at the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum with HRC representatives in attendance

WILEF Certification

The Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) recertified Kutak Rock in 2017 as a Gold Standard firm for ongoing high percentages of women who are equity partners, hold high-level leadership positions, serve on governance and compensation committees, and identify as LGBTQ.

Law360 named Kutak Rock one of the best law firms for women partners in its 2017 Glass Ceiling Report. Viewed as a national benchmark for gender parity, the report named Kutak Rock a “Ceiling Smasher” for placing second among BigLaw firms with 300-599 attorneys nationally. In fact, the firm has the highest percentage of women equity partners in all but two of the nation’s law firms with 300 attorneys or more.