Firm Honored for LGBT Initiatives by Virginia Equality

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January 8, 2016

RICHMOND, Va. — January 8, 2016 — Hunton & Williams LLP was recently recognized by Equality Virginia for its commitment to making Virginia’s business climate conducive to economic success by encouraging and supporting diversity and inclusion in the workplace. The firm was one of four Richmond-based companies to receive the nonprofit organization’s 2015 Fairness Accreditation Award during a reception on Thursday, January 7.

“Diversity and inclusiveness are key components of our culture at Hunton & Williams. We believe in embracing and celebrating the qualities that make us unique, and highly value the creative collaboration that results when individuals with diverse perspectives, life experiences and backgrounds work together as a team,” stated John D. O’Neill, Jr., managing partner of the firm’s Richmond office. “Over the years, we have strived to create and maintain a welcoming environment and a culture that respects the dignity of all individuals. We are honored that our commitment to supporting our LGBT lawyers and professional staff has been recognized by Equality Virginia.”

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