Best Places to Work 2015

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From banking to retail, read our list of the Best Places to Work based on ratings in HRC's 2015 Corporate Equality Index.
 

Advertising and Marketing 

DigitasLBi | Boston, MA
Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. | New York, NY
Leo Burnett Company Inc. | Chicago, IL
MSLGROUP Americas | New York, NY
Ogilvy Group Inc. | New York, NY
Publicis Healthcare Communications | New York, NY
Publicis Inc. | New York, NY
Razorfish | Seattle, WA
Starcom MediaVest Group | Chicago, IL
Zenith Optimedia | New York, NY

Aerospace and Defense

Boeing Co. | Chicago, IL
Lockheed Martin Corp. | Bethesda, MD
Northrop Grumman Corp. | Falls Church, VA
Raytheon Co. | Waltham, MA

Airlines 

Alaska Air Group Inc.| Seattle, WA
American Airlines | Fort Worth, TX
JetBlue Airways Corp. | Long Island City, NY
United Airlines | Chicago, IL
Virgin America | Burlingame, CA

Apparel, Fashion, Textiles, Dept. Stores 

Levi Strauss & Co. | San Francisco, CA
Macy’s Inc. | Cincinnati, OH
Nike Inc. | Beaverton, OR

Automotive 

Chrysler Group LLC | Auburn Hills, MI
Ford Motor Co. | Dearborn, MI
General Motors Co. | Detroit, MI
Nissan North America Inc. | Franklin, TN
Tesla Motors Inc. | Palo Alto, CA
Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc. | Torrance, CA
Volkswagen Group of America Inc. | Herndon, VA

Banking and Financial Services 

American Express Co. | New York, NY
Ameriprise Financial Inc. | Minneapolis, MN
Bank of America Corp. | Charlotte, NC
Bank of New York Mellon Corp. | New York, NY
Barclays | New York, NY
BlackRock | New York, NY
BMO Bankcorp Inc. | Chicago, IL
BNP Paribas | New York, NY
Capital Markets Company NV | New York, NY
Capital One Financial Corp. | McLean, VA
Charles Schwab Corp. | San Francisco, CA
Citigroup Inc. | New York, NY
Comerica Inc. | Dallas, TX
Credit Suisse USA Inc. | New York, NY
Depository Trust & Clearing Corp. | New York, NY
Deutsche Bank | New York, NY
Discover Financial Services. | Riverwoods, IL
Eastern Bank Corp. | Boston, MA
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. (Freddie Mac) | McLean, VA
Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) | Washington, DC
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta | Atlanta, GA
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston | Boston, MA
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond | Richmond, VA
First Data Corp. | Atlanta, GA
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. | New York, NY
HSBC USA | New York, NY
Huntington Bancshares Inc. | Columbus, OH
JPMorgan Chase & Co. | New York, NY
KeyCorp | Cleveland, OH
MasterCard Inc. | Purchase, NY
Moody's Corp. | New York, NY
Morgan Stanley | New York, NY
Northern Trust Corp. | Chicago, IL
PNC Financial Services Group Inc. | Pittsburgh, PA
Prudential Financial Inc. | Newark, NJ
RBC Capital Markets LLC | New York, NY
RBC Wealth Management | Minneapolis, MN
Robert W. Baird & Co. Inc. | Milwaukee, WI
State Street Corp. | Boston, MA
SunTrust Banks Inc. | Atlanta, GA
T. Rowe Price Associates Inc. | Baltimore, MD
TD Bank, N.A. | Wilmington, DE
TIAA-CREF | New York, NY
Toyota Financial Services | Torrance, CA
U.S. Bancorp | Minneapolis, MN
UBS AG | New York, NY
Union Bank | San Francisco, CA
Visa | San Francisco, CA
Wells Fargo & Co. | San Francisco, CA

Chemicals and Biotechnology 

BASF Corp. | Florham Park, NJ
Dow Chemical Co. | Midland, MI
E I. duPont de Nemours and Co. (Dupont) | Wilmington, DE
Ecolab Inc. | St. Paul, MN
Genentech Inc. | San Francisco, CA
Monsanto Co. | St. Louis, MO

Computer and Data Services 

Automatic Data Processing Inc. | Roseland, NJ
Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. | Lake Success, NY
EMC Corp. | Hopkinton, MA
Hewlett-Packard Co. | Palo Alto, CA
Tech Data Corp. | Clearwater, FL

Computer Hardware and Office Equipment 

Apple Inc. | Cupertino, CA
Dell Inc. | Round Rock, TX
Lexmark International Inc. | Lexington, KY
NCR Corp. | Duluth, GA
NetApp Inc. | Sunnyvale, CA
Xerox Corp. | Norwalk, CT

Computer Software 

Adobe Systems Inc. | San Jose, CA
CA Technologies Inc. | Islandia, NY
Electronic Arts Inc. | Redwood City, CA
Intuit Inc. | Mountain View, CA
Microsoft Corp. | Redmond, WA
Oracle Corp. | Redwood City, CA
salesforce.com Inc. | San Francisco, CA
SAP America Inc. | Newtown Square, PA
Symantec Corp. | Mountain View, CA

Consulting and Business Services 

A.T. Kearney Inc. | Chicago, IL
Accenture Ltd. | New York, NY
Aon Corp. | Chicago, IL
Aramark Corp. | Philadelphia, PA
Bain & Co. Inc./ Bridgespan Group | Boston, MA
Booz Allen Hamilton Inc. | McLean, VA
Boston Consulting Group | Boston, MA
Deloitte LLP | New York, NY
Ernst & Young LLP | New York, NY
Huron Consulting Group Inc. | Chicago, IL
International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) | Armonk, NY
KPMG LLP | New York, NY
Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc. | New York, NY
McKinsey & Co. Inc. | New York, NY
Navigant Consulting Inc. | Chicago , IL
Nielsen Co. | New York, NY
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP | New York, NY
Slalom Consulting | Seattle, WA
Thomson Reuters | New York, NY
Towers Watson & Co. | Arlington, VA

Energy and Utilities 

Consolidated Edison Co. | New York, NY
Exelon Corp. | Chicago, IL
PG&E Corp. | San Francisco, CA
Portland General Electric Co. | Portland OR
Sempra Energy | San Diego, CA
Southern California Edison Co. | Rosemead, CA

Entertainment and Electronic Media 

AMC Entertainment Inc. | Kansas City, MO
CBS Corp. | New York, NY
Comcast Corp. | Philadelphia, PA
DIRECTV | El Segundo, CA
SIRIUS XM Radio Inc. | New York, NY
Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. | Culver City, CA
Time Warner Inc. | New York, NY
Viacom Inc. | New York, NY
Walt Disney Co. | Burbank, CA

Food, Beverages and Groceries 

Anheuser-Busch Companies Inc. | St. Louis, MO
Barilla America Inc. | Bannockburn, IL
Brown-Forman Corp. | Louisville, KY
Campbell Soup Co. | Camden, NJ
Cargill Inc. | Wayzata, MN
Coca-Cola Co. | Atlanta, GA
ConAgra Foods Inc. | Omaha, NE
Darden Restaurants Inc. | Orlando, FL
Delhaize America Inc. | Salisbury, NC
Diageo North America | Norwalk, CT
E&J Gallo Winery | Modesto, CA
General Mills Inc. | Minneapolis, MN
Hershey Co. | Hershey, PA
Kellogg Co. | Battle Creek, MI
Kraft Foods Inc. | Northfield, IL
Land O'Lakes Inc. | Arden Hills, MN
MillerCoors LLC | Chicago, IL
Mondelez International Inc. | East Hanover, NJ
PepsiCo Inc. | Purchase, NY
Safeway Inc. | Pleasanton, CA
Sodexo Inc. | Gaithersburg, MD

Healthcare 

Aetna Inc. | Hartford, CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota | Eagan, MN
Cardinal Health Inc. | Dublin, OH
CareFusion Corp. | San Diego, CA
CVS Health Corp. | Woonsocket, RI
Excellus Health Plan Inc. | Rochester, NY
Group Health Cooperative | Seattle, WA
Humana Inc. | Louisville, KY
Kaiser Permanente | Oakland, CA
McKesson Corp. | San Francisco, CA
UnitedHealth Group Inc. | Minnetonka, MN

High-Tech/Photo/Science Equip. 

Boston Scientific Corp. | Marlborough, MA
Eastman Kodak Co. | Rochester, NY
HERE North America LLC | Chicago, IL
Intel Corp. | Santa Clara, CA
Medtronic Inc. | Minneapolis, MN
St. Jude Medical Inc. | St. Paul, MN

Home Furnishing 

Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams | Taylorsville, NC

Hotels, Resorts and Casinos 

Caesars Entertainment Corp. | Las Vegas, NV
Choice Hotels International Inc. | Silver Spring, MD
Hilton Worldwide Inc. | McLean, VA
Hyatt Hotels Corp. | Chicago, IL
InterContinental Hotels Group Americas | Atlanta, GA
Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group Inc. | San Francisco, CA
Marriot International Inc. | Bethesda, MD
MGM Resorts International | Las Vegas, NV
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide | Stamford, CT
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas | Las Vegas, NV
Wyndham Worldwide Corp. | Parsippany, NJ
Wynn Resorts Ltd. | Las Vegas, NV

Insurance 

AIG | New York, NY
AXA | New York, NY
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island | Providence, RI
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida Inc. | Jacksonville, FL
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina | Chapel Hill, NC
Chubb Corp. | Warren, NJ
CIGNA Corp. | Bloomfield, CT
CSAA Insurance Group | Walnut Creek, CA
Hartford Financial Services Group Inc.| Hartford, CT
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Inc. | Wellesley, MA
John Hancock Financial Services Inc. | Boston, MA
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Co. | Springfield, MA
MetLife Inc. | New York, NY
Nationwide | Columbus, OH
New York Life Insurance Co. | New York, NY
Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance | Milwaukee, WI
Progressive Corp.| Mayfield  Village, OH
Sun Life Financial Inc. (U.S.) | Wellesley Hills, MA
Voya Financial | New York, NY
WellPoint Inc. | Indianapolis, IN

Internet Services and Retailing

eBay Inc. | San Jose, CA 
Facebook Inc. | Menlo Park, CA
Google Inc. | Mountain View, CA
Groupon Inc. | Chicago, IL
Yahoo! Inc. | Sunnyvale, CA
Yelp Inc. | San Francisco, CA

Law Firms 

Akerman LLP | Miami, FL
Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld LLP | Washington, DC
Alston & Bird LLP | Atlanta, GA
Arent Fox LLP | Washington, DC
Arnold & Porter LLP | Washington, DC
Baker & McKenzie LLP | Chicago, IL
Bingham McCutchen LLP | Boston, MA
Brown Rudnick LLP | Boston, MA
Bryan Cave LLP | Saint Louis, MO
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP | New York, NY
Carlton Fields Jorden Burt | Tampa, FL
Chapman and Cutler LLP | Chicago, IL
Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP | Boston, MA
Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton LLP | New York, NY
Clifford Chance US LLP | New York, NY
Covington & Burling LLP | Washington, DC
Crowell & Moring LLP | Washington, DC
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP | Seattle, WA
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP | New York, NY
Dechert LLP | Philadelphia, PA
Dentons US LLP | New York, NY
DLA Piper | Baltimore, MD
Dorsey & Whitney LLP | Minneapolis, MN
Dykema Gossett PLLC | Detroit, MI
Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP | Boston, MA
Faegre Baker Daniels | Minneapolis, MN
Fenwick & West LLP | Mountain View, CA
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP | Washington, DC 
Fish & Richardson PC | Boston, MA
Foley & Lardner LLP | Milwaukee, WI
Foley Hoag LLP | Boston, MA
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP | New York, NY
Frost Brown Todd LLC | Cincinnati, OH
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP | Los Angeles, CA
Goodwin Procter LLP | Boston, MA
Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP | Chicago, IL
Hogan Lovells US LLP | Washington, DC
Holland & Knight LLP | Tampa, FL
Hunton & Williams LLP | Richmond, VA
Jenner & Block LLP | Chicago, IL
K&L Gates LLP | Pittsburgh, PA
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP | Chicago, IL
King & Spalding LLP | Atlanta, GA
Kirkland & Ellis LLP | Chicago, IL
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP | New York, NY
Latham & Watkins LLP | New York, NY
Lindquist & Vennum LLP | Minneapolis, MN
Littler Mendelson PC | San Francisco, CA
Mayer Brown LLP | Chicago, IL
McDermott Will & Emery LLP | Chicago, IL
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP | New York, NY
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky & Popeo PC | Boston, MA
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP | Philadelphia, PA
Morrison & Foerster LLP | San Francisco, CA
Nixon Peabody LLP | Boston, MA
O'Melveny & Myers LLP | Los Angeles, CA
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP | San Francisco, CA
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP | New York, NY
Paul Hastings LLP | Los Angeles, CA
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP | New York, NY
Pepper Hamilton LLP | Philadelphia, PA
Perkins Coie LLP | Seattle, WA
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP | New York, NY
Quarles & Brady LLP | Milwaukee, WI
Reed Smith LLP | Pittsburgh, PA
Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi LLP | Minneapolis, MN
Ropes & Gray LLP | Boston, MA
Schiff Hardin LLP | Chicago, IL
Sedgwick LLP | San Francisco, CA
Seyfarth Shaw LLP | Chicago, IL
Shearman & Sterling LLP | New York, NY
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP | Los Angeles, CA
Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP | Kansas City, MO
Sidley Austin LLP | Chicago, IL
Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett LLP | New York, NY
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP | New York, NY
Squire Patton Boggs | Cleveland, OH
Stoel Rives LLP | Portland, OR
Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP | Atlanta, GA
Thompson Coburn LLP | Saint Louis, MO
Thompson Hine LLP | Cleveland, OH
Troutman Sanders LLP | Atlanta, GA
Vinson & Elkins LLP | Houston, TX
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz | New York, NY
Weil, Gotschal & Manges LLP | New York, NY
White & Case LLP | New York, NY
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP | Washington, DC
Winston & Strawn LLP | Chicago, IL
Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, LLP | Winston-Salem, NC

Manufacturing 

3M Co. | St. Paul, MN
Corning Inc. | Corning, NY
Cummins Inc. | Columbus, IN
Danaher Corp. | Washington, DC
General Electric Co. | Fairfield, CT
Herman Miller Inc. | Zeeland, MI
Owens Corning | Toledo, OH
Rockwell Automation Inc. | Milwaukee, WI
Steelcase Inc. | Grand Rapids, MI
United Technologies Corp. | Hartford, CT
Whirlpool Corp. | Benton Harbor, MI

Mining and Metals 

Alcoa Inc. | New York, NY

Miscellaneous 

W.W. Grainger Inc. | Lake Forest, IL

Oil and Gas 

Chevron Corp. | San Ramon, CA

Pharmaceuticals 

Astellas Pharma US Inc. | Northbrook, IL
Biogen Idec Inc. | Weston, MA
Boehringer Ingelheim USA Corp. | Ridgefield, CT
Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. | New York, NY
Eli Lilly & Co. | Indianapolis, IN
GlaxoSmithKline LLC | Research Triangle Park, NC
Johnson & Johnson | New Brunswick, NJ
Merck & Co. Inc. | Whitehouse Station, NJ
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. | East Hanover, NJ
Pfizer Inc. | New York, NY

Publishing and Printing

Pearson Inc. | New York, NY

Real Estate, Commercial

CBRE, Inc. | Los Angeles, CA
JLL | Chicago, IL

Retail and Consumer Products 

A|X Armani Exchange | New York, NY
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. | New Albany, OH
American Eagle Outfitters Inc. | Pittsburgh, PA
Avon Products Inc. | New York, NY
Barnes & Noble Inc. | New York, NY
Best Buy Co. Inc. | Richfield, MN
Brown Shoe Co. Inc. | St. Louis, MO
Clorox Co. | Oakland, CA
Coach Inc. | New York, NY
GameStop Corp. | Grapevine, TX
Gap Inc. | San Francisco, CA
L Brands Inc. | Columbus, OH
Newell Rubbermaid Inc. | Atlanta, GA
Nordstrom Inc. | Seattle, WA
Office Depot Inc. | Boca Raton, FL
Procter & Gamble Co. | Cincinnati, OH
Recreational Equipment Inc. | Kent, WA
Replacements, Ltd. | McLeansville, NC
Sears Holdings Corp. | Hoffman Estates, IL
Sony Electronics Inc. | San Diego, CA
Staples Inc. | Framingham, MA
Starbucks Corp. | Seattle, WA
Target Corp. | Minneapolis, MN
TJX Companies Inc. | Framingham, MA
Unilever | Englewood Cliffs, NJ
Walgreen Co. | Deerfield, IL

Telecommunications 

Alcatel-Lucent | Murray Hill, NJ
AT&T Inc. | Dallas, TX
Cisco Systems Inc. | San Jose, CA
QUALCOMM Inc. | San Diego, CA
Sprint Nextel Corp. | Overland Park, KS
Time Warner Cable Inc. | New York, NY
T-Mobile USA Inc. | Bellevue, WA

Transportation and Travel 

Orbitz Worldwide Inc. | Chicago, IL