By Michael Ellenhorn (May 25, 2022, 5:47 PM EDT) — As the legal profession’s cause célèbre of the moment, wellness has inspired many firms to pledge their commitment to a healthier approach for lawyers and professional staff.
Indeed, 74% of the Am Law 100 have signed the American Bar Association’s Well-Being Pledge.
Consider the promises made by these firms as signatories to the ABA’s pledge — to make progress toward the pillars of aspirational lawyer wellness. Cornerstones of the pledge include:
Providing enhanced education on topics related to well-being, mental health and substance abuse disorders;
Disrupting the status quo of drinking-based events;
Developing partnerships with outside resources committed to reducing substance…