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PARTNERS'

PERSPECTIVE
Compiled by Jeffery Leon

What steps has your office taken to promote wellness?

JEREMY MARWELL
Partner
Vinson & Elkins LLP

"You can't be effective advocates for
your clients if you're not healthy and
happy. V&E has a wellness program for all
of its employees and their spouses and
domestic partners. We have a wellness
credit incentive program that combines
a health assessment, preventative care
measures, and biometric screening that
people can opt in to. It gives them
insight on their health and suggests
options for increasing their wellness. We
also have an unlimited-access gym, and
offer lunch-and-learn programs and
annual training on physical wellness and
mental health. It's a recognition that our
most valuable asset walks out the door
every day: our people."

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AFFIE AMBROSE
General Counsel
Acumen Solutions, Inc.

"Fitness has been a part of our company
since our inception. It's very much a part
of our culture. We used to do team
triathlons to raise money for the Make a
Wish Foundation, and that segued into
completing other races. We have a
wellness program that focuses not only
on physical fitness but [also] mental
fitness, such as meditation. We also have
wellness days. When you have healthy
employees, it translates into savings for
the organization. Your health care costs
go down, people are happy, and it helps
retain people."

TIMOTHY C. BRIGHTBILL
Partner
Wiley Rein LLP

"Wiley Rein has long sponsored the
Lawyers Have Heart Run & Walk
fundraiser, and we encourage our lawyers
to maintain their health and fitness. We
have discounted rates with the fitness
center in our building, and the firm
regularly organizes a Fall Into Wellness
program that includes on-site flu shots,
seated massages, yoga classes, and a '60
in 30' fitness challenge in which the first
40 people [to] run or walk 60 miles
within 30 days receive Fitbit™ fitness
trackers as prizes."

Photos courtesy of Acumen Solutions, Vinson and Elkins, and Wiley Rein


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Washington Lawyer - January 2017
Contents
Your Voice
From Our President
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Government & Gavel
Feature: An Inside Job
Feature: Investment Planning for Lawyers
Feature: Making the Virtual Leap
Feature: Lawyers Have Heart
Member Spotlight
Global & Domestic Outlook
Worth Reading
Media Bytes
Partners' Perspective
Ask the Ethics Experts
Attorney Briefs
Pro Bono Effect
Community & Connections
Last Word
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Washington Lawyer - January 2017 - Your Voice
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