Bloomberg Law
Sept. 1, 2021, 9:00 AM

ANALYSIS: Anxious, Sleepless Lawyers Need Well-Being Resources

Francis Boustany
Francis Boustany
Legal Analyst

Lawyers are no strangers to well-being issues—whether it is a demanding client, a tight deadline, or a strenuous billable hour requirement, many lawyers are under constant pressure to perform. And Bloomberg Law survey data show that well-being problems are quite widespread: A majority of respondents experience anxiety and disrupted sleep due to work-related issues.

Nevertheless, there are productive and healthy ways to handle well-being issues that arise, and giving lawyers employer-provided well-being resources and educating them on how to use them can make a difference.

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