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REBUTTAL – In response to this week’s Minds Over Matters article, Constantly on Call, in which several lawyers attributed mental health problems in law firms to client demands, some in-house leaders are pushing back. Kristen Rasmussen reports that their rebuttal was prompted by NetApp GC Matt Fawcett, who in a LinkedIn post earlier this week, said he took issue with labeling in-house counsel as a reason for the high levels of addiction, depression and suicide that have plagued the legal industry in recent years. “To me, the major stressors inside law firms are willfully self-imposed,” Fawcett wrote.

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