Bloomberg Law
Feb. 4, 2020, 11:01 AMUpdated: Feb. 4, 2020, 8:04 PM

Big Law Promotes Well Being by Asking Lawyers to Get Away (1)

Elizabeth Olson
Elizabeth Olson
Special Correspondent

It’s been a little over a year since Seyfarth launched a project that provides mini sabbaticals to help relieve some of the stress of Big Law life, giving employees the chance to test the theory that time off can go a long way.

Near the end of 2018, the firm of 900 lawyers across 15 offices launched the Inspiration Project, which had a simple premise: let employees take breaks to do something that inspires them, whether that’s pursuing wellness, lifelong learning, or community service.

Sabbaticals have been one of the latest ideas to improve mental health in Big Law.

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