Mayer Brown offers numerous resources and activities supporting a positive work environment. In October 2020, the firm coordinated Global Well-Being Month and hosted a variety of mental health awareness workshops, mental health first-aid courses, mindfulness sessions, physical and financial well-being courses. The firm also provided courses for working parents and specific impact on remote working due to the pandemic. All presentations were conducted by respected psychologists and psychiatrists.

Mayer Brown strives to foster a workplace environment that welcomes, respects and embraces differences and in which every lawyer has an equal opportunity to succeed and reach his or her full potential. The firm continues to seek and promote innovative and effective ways to increase the number of diverse students interested in law school and to recruit diverse law students and lateral lawyers. Ethnically diverse, women and LGBTQ lawyers are deeply involved in Mayer Brown’s recruiting efforts as interviewers and Recruiting Committee members. The firm also ensures that all of its associates receive challenging work assignments and the necessary career guidance to reach their full potential as practicing lawyers. The firm’s efforts take on many forms, including national and local office diversity programs.

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