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MoFo Puts Commitment to Attys’ Mental Health in Writing

Law360

15 Oct 2021

Law360 featured MoFo in an article about the firm’s mental health charter, emphasizing a commitment to mental health and reducing the factors that can contribute to it.

According to Brad Wine, a member of MoFo’s mental health steering committee, part of ensuring that attorneys are mentally healthy is making certain that any deal or case is properly staffed, so that those working on it are not pushed past their limits. He added that the firm intends to be as flexible as possible with attorney schedules and assignments will still ensuring that clients receive the service they expect.

“We work in a large firm with lots of colleagues, and so we should approach exercises as teams, as opposed to pretending like we’re in a small firm or are solo practitioners and the only person who can get something done is me,” Brad said.

Jason McCord added: “Employees are encouraged to communicate and collaborate with their teams to determine demands on each person’s time and ensure everyone has time to rest knowing that their colleagues will step in to ensure client commitments are met.”

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