High salaries can only do so much, and firms find that younger lawyers want a better work-life balance.
In the battle for legal talent, Florida firms are going beyond big bonuses and diversity pledges in their efforts to attract and retain lawyers: they are now also offering generous parental leave policies.
In June, for example, Akerman extended its paid time off for parents by four weeks, matching Holland & Knight’s policy, which gives 16 weeks paid leave to primary caregivers and six weeks to secondary caregivers. Holland & Knight implemented that policy in 2013.
Source: Daily Business Review
By Dylan Jackson | December 03, 2018 at 03:15 PM