In a recent Trendspotter column, we looked at Big Law’s credibility problem when it comes to promoting mental health, wellness and work-life balance.

After decades of demonstrating that the best way to get ahead in Big Law is to put work above all else, large law firms’ recent attempts to convince lawyers and staff that they care about their wellbeing are (often rightfully so) being viewed with suspicion. There’s a sense that every policy purportedly geared toward improving work-life balance is really just a loyalty test in disguise.