Awards & Rankings

Workplace Recognition

  • 2022 Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index for the 16th consecutive year. Highest rating (100%) on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) equality in corporate America. Also named to the HRC’s 2017 “Best Places to Work For (LGBT) Equality” list.
  • 2021 Mansfield Certification Plus. Diversity Lab honored Nixon Peabody with Mansfield Certification Plus status for achieving over 30% gender, racial/ethnic, and LGBTQ+ diversity in the majority of our leadership roles within our firm.
  • Diversity Champion award, South Asian Bar Association (2019)
  • Boston University School of Law’s Black Law Students Association (BLSA) named Nixon Peabody as its 2018 Law Firm of the Year, recognizing the firm’s “exceptional commitment to increasing diversity.”
  • 2017 Equality Illinois (EQIL). Specified as one of the top Illinois firms for LGBT diversity and inclusive practices. 
  • 2013 Chambers: Women in Law—Most Innovative Gender Initiative award. Nixon Peabody honored as a finalist.
  • Women in Law Empowerment Forum (WILEF) Gold Standard Certification Award.
  • A Better City (ABC). Recognized as a sustainability leader.
  • Computerworld. Acknowledged as one of the top 12 green information technology organizations.
  • Work Life Matters magazine. Named among the “Top Companies for LGBT Equality” by in recognition of the firm’s diversity programs and initiatives.
  • 2012 Vault “Top 100 Firms for Diversity.”
  • Boston Business Journal “2011 Leaders in Diversity Awards.” Recognized for our leadership in promoting inclusiveness and economic opportunity. Our Diversity Challenge was a winner in the “Workforce Diversity Initiative” category.
  • The Rosoff Awards “Diversity Initiative: Internal.” Recognized for our firmwide “Diversity Challenge” program.
  • 2011 MultiCultural Law magazine “Top 100 Law Firms for Diversity” and “Top 100 Law Firms for Women.”
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