Sullivan & Cromwell has a long tradition of supporting its LGBTQ+ lawyers and non-legal personnel and of serving the LGBTQ+ community through pro bono legal representations and other contributions to LGBTQ+ causes (see LGBTQ+ Pro Bono Activities below). The Firm is proud of, and values, this ongoing commitment to promoting equality and rewarding merit without regard to sexual orientation or gender identification.
The LGBTQ+ Network was organized in order to further the Firm’s commitment to the LGBTQ+ community as a whole, provide a nurturing social and professional community for LGBTQ+ individuals and their allies within the Firm and enhance the inclusive environment of the Firm overall.
Among other things, the LGBTQ+ Network:
S&C has a long tradition of supporting its LGBTQ+ lawyers and staff, and of serving the LGBTQ+ community through our pro bono legal assistance. Lawyers, including members of the LGBTQ+ Network, work on complex pro bono matters of great significance to LGBTQ+ individuals and families across the nation. As a few examples, we have:
Sullivan & Cromwell and our individual lawyers are proud to support many organizations dedicated to the LGBTQ+ community, just a few of which are listed below:
The LGBTQ+ Network chairs are Dustin Guzior, Gulliver Brady and Yael Tzipori.
For more information about Sullivan & Cromwell’s commitment to the LGBTQ+ community, or about what it is like to be open at the Firm, please contact any of the following individuals, who represent a cross-section of the larger LGBTQ+ community at S&C:
S&C was one of the first global law firms to provide health coverage and benefits to same-sex domestic partners prior to the legal recognition of same-sex marriage. Today, the Firm also provides Family and Medical Leave Act leave, relocation assistance and other benefits to same-sex domestic partners. Sullivan & Cromwell lawyers from the Estates and Personal Group also are available to assist with respect to powers of attorney, visitation instructions and healthcare proxies, which have particular importance to LGBTQ+ personnel and their families. Specific questions about the benefits provided by Sullivan & Cromwell may be directly addressed to Aaronette Jackson and Melissa Wright.
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