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.
Our 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
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
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.
Press ReleaseApril 4, 2023
Alston & Bird Named a “Best Workplace” by Fortune for 24 Consecutive Years
Alston & Bird is once again honored by Fortune magazine’s annual survey of America’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.” We are the only law firm that has earned this national recognition for 24 consecutive years and are delighted to have placed in the top 50 companies for 2023.