Friday, January 27, 2017

Allstate promotes workplace diversity with partner awards program - INSURANCE BUSINESS MAGAZINE

 by Allie Sanchez
Originally published: January 26, 2017

Personal lines insurer Allstate has announced the first winner of its Allstate General Counsel’s Excellence in Diversity award.

Sidley Austin was named the recipient of the said award for being “the law firm that best exemplifies Allstate’s commitment to improving diversity in the legal profession,” a report from PRNewswire said.

The insurer evaluated candidates for the award based on an inclusive diversity score card, which reviews outside counsels’ recruiting and retention trends, career advancement opportunities for women and lawyers from diverse backgrounds, and initiatives to encourage diversity in the workplace.