Work & Life Solutions

Alston & Bird strives to have the best employees in the legal services industry. To recruit and retain quality employees, the firm recognizes the importance of individual satisfaction and work/life integration. Alston & Bird work/life solutions and policies assist individuals in balancing the demands of providing quality legal services with the demands of a personal life.

3 professionals talking smiling with artwork in backgroundOur work/life solutions assist employees in making a difference in the community, enjoying recreational activities, broadening knowledge horizons, enlarging our circle of friends, and otherwise tending to our physical, mental and spiritual well-being.


  • Customized work environment including flextime scheduling, job sharing, compressed work week, and hybrid working options
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Financial wellness program
  • Student loan reconsolidation and personal loans available through SoFi
  • Banking at Work programs
  • Corporate concierge service
  • Ongoing professional development and technical training
  • Catastrophic Leave Sharing Program to help an employee who faces a devastating illness of a family member and has exhausted all paid leave of their own
  • Corporate discounts
  • Educational lunch & learn programming
  • Discounted legal services


  • Paid Parental Leave (Primary and Non-Primary Care Giver)  
  • Near-site childcare center in Atlanta offering full-time and back-up care for infants to school-age children
  • In-home back-up childcare, pet care, and elder/adult care available in all Alston & Bird locations through Bright Horizons Back-up Care Advantage program
  • Comprehensive resource and referral service for childcare, elder care, pet care, adoption, etc. available
  • On-site new mothers room for nursing mothers'
  • College Coach seminars and educational services
  • $10,000 adoption/surrogacy assistance
  • Discounted pet insurance through Nationwide and pet care resources through Sittercity, Rover, and Wag!
  • Infant transition and Special Needs support available through Bright Horizons
  • Access to short- and long-term regular caregivers (babysitters, nannies, tutors) through Bright Horizons Sittercity program

Health & Fitness

  • Comprehensive wellness program including onsite health screenings, participant challenges, online platform for establishing and tracking healthy habits, and access to meditation and yoga sessions
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Onsite consultants available for group wellbeing sessions as well as one-on-one sessions focused on goal setting, conflict resolution, work life balance, stress and burnout, substance misuse, and more
  • Onsite massage therapy
  • Firm-paid flu shots
  • Support groups for care givers, cancer patients/survivors, adoption, and parenting
  • Smoking cessation benefits with 100% reimbursement
  • Firm-sponsored walks, runs, bike rides, and athletic teams
  • Firm paid CPR/AED training

In most offices every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the benefits information in this site. However, if any provision on the benefits plans is unclear or ambiguous, the Benefits Department reserves the right to interpret the plan and resolve the discrepancy. If any inconsistency exists between this site and the written plans, policies, or contracts, the actual provisions of each benefit plan will govern. The provisions of the plans are subject to change.


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