Benefits

We offer an outstanding benefits package designed to help you balance your work and personal life. Our benefits platform – You@Goodwin – is built upon the premise that well-being is about taking a holistic view of life and maximizing wellness in all sectors: work life, home life, financial well-being and community engagement.

Benefits Package

  • Medical and dental plans
  • Short- and long-term disability plans
  • Health care reimbursement account through pre-tax deductions
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Domestic partner benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Firm-paid business travel accident insurance
  • Firm-paid accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Voluntary additional employee life insurance
  • Voluntary dependent life insurance

  • Student loan refinancing program
  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Minimum of 10 paid holidays per year
  • Paid vacation

  • Paid parental leave
  • Emergency back-up childcare
  • Bereavement, jury duty, personal days, and sick leave
  • Work/family programs
  • Elder and adult care information, referrals, and assistance
  • Wellness program
  • Healthcare advocacy
  • Dependent care assistance through pre-tax deductions
  • Fitness club discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program – free, confidential counseling is available to all partners and employees for a variety of personal issues. This assistance offers direct access to professionals who can help with difficulties encountered at work or outside the office. The service is personalized and responsive to any need.
  • Equivalent spousal and partner medical benefits for LGBTQ+ employees
  • Parity between employees with different-sex spouses and same-sex partners or spouses in the provision of other benefits (e.g., COBRA, dental, vision, etc.)
  • Equal health coverage for transgender individuals without exclusion for medically necessary care
  • Reimbursement for doula services and non-medically necessary egg freezing
  • Adoption and surrogacy reimbursement

Our FlexWork program supports lawyers who may have personal commitments or situations outside of work that cause them to seek non-traditional or reduced-time schedules. Key elements of the program include:

  • Remote work opportunities, alternative hours arrangements and reduced hours arrangements
  • Eligibility from day one post-hire
  • A true-up program to ensure equitable compensation for reduced hours lawyers who work in excess of 1% of their reduced hours target
  • The program is not limited to parents or individuals returning from medical or other leave
  • Collaboration between the lawyer and the firm to create an optimal arrangement for both parties
  • Off-ramping and on-ramping for lawyers going out on or returning from leave
  • No minimum or maximum length of time a lawyer may work on a FlexWork schedule and the ability for a lawyer to adjust their schedule as their needs change
  • A streamlined request and review process, one-on-one support from a certified executive coach, regular check-ins, and online resources
  • Education for partners regarding the importance of the program
  • Continuous program assessment and enhancement to ensure the firm is utilizing best practices for recruiting, retaining, and developing FlexWork lawyers

  • Relocation expense reimbursement for entry-level and lateral associates
  • Firm profit-sharing contributions for the Global Operations Team members

Start the You@Goodwin Journey

Access our global contact sheet to get in touch and learn more about the various You@Goodwin benefits offered below.

You@Goodwin Across the Globe

The You@Goodwin benefit program offers resources for all of our offices that focus on well-being, including overall health and financial well-being. Many of the You@Goodwin benefits are also available to family and household members. Family members may access information below. Goodwin lawyers and Global Operations Team members may access additional information on the firm’s intranet.

Cleo
Cleo offers expert guidance and evidence-based programming on topics such as planning a family, fertility, birth preparation, newborn care, childhood development, behavioral issues, childcare options, adolescence, navigating work and life balance, and more. Cleo is inclusive of all paths to parenthood, including adoption, surrogacy, same-sex and solo parents. Cleo is powered by UrbanSitter to help connect families with a network of vetted childcare providers for Cleo Kids families with children aged one up to 12 years old.

Cleo
Cleo offers expert guidance and evidence-based programming on topics such as planning a family, fertility, birth preparation, newborn care, childhood development, behavioral issues, childcare options, adolescence, navigating work and life balance, and more. Cleo is inclusive of all paths to parenthood, including adoption, surrogacy, same-sex and solo parents. Cleo is powered by UrbanSitter to help connect families with a network of vetted childcare providers for Cleo Kids families with children aged one up to 12 years old.

Cleo
Cleo offers expert guidance and evidence-based programming on topics such as planning a family, fertility, birth preparation, newborn care, childhood development, behavioral issues, childcare options, adolescence, navigating work and life balance, and more. Cleo is inclusive of all paths to parenthood, including adoption, surrogacy, same-sex and solo parents. Cleo is powered by UrbanSitter to help connect families with a network of vetted childcare providers for Cleo Kids families with children aged one up to 12 years old.

Employee Assistance Programme
The Allianz EAP provides Allianz medical plan members and their dependents with immediate and confidential support. This professional service is available 24/7 and is multilingual. Contact the EAP for support for challenges such as work/life balance, family/parenting/relationship issues, stress/depression/anxiety, workplace challenges, cultural shock, isolation/loneliness, and addiction concerns.

You can speak to clinical counsellors through chat, in-person, phone, video or email. Receive immediate critical incident support during times of trauma or crisis. Get referrals to legal and financial services, whether you’re buying a home, handling a legal dispute or creating a financial plan. Discover online support such as wellbeing tools and articles through the website and app.

To contact the EAP, call +1 905 886 3605. You may also log into the website or app (download the Lifeworks app in Google Play or Apple Store) with the username “AllianzCare” and password “Expatriate” to access resources.

Cleo
Cleo offers expert guidance and evidence-based programming on topics such as planning a family, fertility, birth preparation, newborn care, childhood development, behavioral issues, childcare options, adolescence, navigating work and life balance, and more. Cleo is inclusive of all paths to parenthood, including adoption, surrogacy, same-sex and solo parents. Cleo is powered by UrbanSitter to help connect families with a network of vetted childcare providers for Cleo Kids families with children aged one up to 12 years old.

Cleo
Cleo offers expert guidance and evidence-based programming on topics such as planning a family, fertility, birth preparation, newborn care, childhood development, behavioral issues, childcare options, adolescence, navigating work and life balance, and more. Cleo is inclusive of all paths to parenthood, including adoption, surrogacy, same-sex and solo parents. Cleo is powered by UrbanSitter to help connect families with a network of vetted childcare providers for Cleo Kids families with children aged one up to 12 years old.

Employee Assistance Programme
The Allianz EAP provides Allianz medical plan members and their dependents with immediate and confidential support. This professional service is available 24/7 and is multilingual. Contact the EAP for support for challenges such as work/life balance, family/parenting/relationship issues, stress/depression/anxiety, workplace challenges, cultural shock, isolation/loneliness, and addiction concerns.

You can speak to clinical counsellors through chat, in-person, phone, video or email. Receive immediate critical incident support during times of trauma or crisis. Get referrals to legal and financial services, whether you’re buying a home, handling a legal dispute or creating a financial plan. Discover online support such as wellbeing tools and articles through the website and app.

To contact the EAP, call +1 905 886 3605. You may also log into the website or app (download the Lifeworks app in Google Play or Apple Store) with the username “AllianzCare” and password “Expatriate” to access resources.

Bright Horizons Family Solutions™
The Bright Horizons Back-Up Care™ program offers high-quality back-up child and adult/elder care, plus access to enhanced family support including regular caregivers, pet care, tuition discounts and more.

Pre-registration is required for back-up child and adult/elder care by visiting the Goodwin Bright Horizons website. For more information, please call Bright Horizons at +1 877 242 2737. The Bright Horizons contact center is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, allowing you to go to work knowing your child or relative is in good hands. Services include:

  • Back-Up Child and Elder Care 
    High-quality emergency back-up care provides 30 days per dependent per calendar year of family care when regular arrangements fall through. Get immediate access to care at subsidized rates. There is a $15 per child per day/$25 per family per day copay for center-based care and all in-home care is $6 per hour for up to three dependents. The portion of the benefit that is subsidized by the firm may be taxable.
  • Nannies, Elder Care, Pet Care and More
    Through a comprehensive database of self-pay services, find experienced nannies and sitters for evening and weekend care, elder care resources, pet sitters and homework help. Free basic background checks and targeted search functions help you to find the ideal caregiver for your family.
  • Preferred Enrollment
    Jump the waitlist with Preferred Enrollment at any Bright Horizons center and access exclusive tuition discounts at participating network centers. 
  • Tutoring and Test Prep
    Access exclusive discounts on high-quality tutoring and test prep services for children in grades K-12.
  • Bright Horizons Special Needs™
    This program helps you understand, advocate for and support your child from birth to young adulthood. Included in the program are personalized guidance and resources such as webinars, an intelligent online platform that tailors guidance for state-specific needs and expert help for your family’s situation.
  • Bright Horizons Elder Care™
    This program addresses short-term care needs while also providing the planning tools for continued care coordination and management. Also included in this program is an online platform that centralizes all aspects of care coordination, family consultations and unlimited messaging with an experienced Care Coach, onsite elder care assessments and customized care plans, elder-related consultations with lawyers and financial counselors, and referrals to local service providers.
  • Bright Horizons Virtual Camps
    Goodwin provides parents access to virtual camp activities for school-aged children. Have peace of mind while working from home that your child is learning and having fun in on-line virtual classes and group activities.

Cleo
Cleo offers expert guidance and evidence-based programming on topics such as planning a family, fertility, birth preparation, newborn care, childhood development, behavioral issues, childcare options, adolescence, navigating work and life balance, and more. Cleo is inclusive of all paths to parenthood, including adoption, surrogacy, same-sex and solo parents. Cleo is powered by UrbanSitter to help connect families with a network of vetted childcare providers for Cleo Kids families with children aged one up to 12 years old.

KinderCare
Goodwin is partnering with KinderCare to provide a 10% discount on tuition rates for full-time or part-time care at participating KinderCare childcare centers. The discount also applies to before and after school programs at these centers.

Guide Employee Assistance Plan
Guide, a free and confidential concierge-level Employee Assistance Plan, is offered by Goodwin through BHS. This program provides everyone at Goodwin and their household members access to dedicated masters-level Guide Care Concierges Monday through Friday from 8:00 am – 8:00 pm ET. For the fastest connection to services, select a date and time for a consult on the Care Concierge Scheduler. Guide Care Concierges are also available toll-free at +1 888 784 5665, and on the BHS app.

Guide offers up to eight confidential counseling sessions per issue, per year, as well as support in areas such as child and elder care referrals, personal legal and financial matters, and convenience care for daily life needs such as finding pet care, scheduling movers or planning a trip.

Guide also has masters-level behavioral health clinicians available 24/7 to provide high-touch intake, in-the-moment support and care planning.

Teladoc Medical Experts
Teladoc Medical Experts is a free and confidential service to everyone at Goodwin and their spouse/domestic partner, dependent children, parents and parents-in-law to support them in making medical decisions. Teladoc Medical Experts provides expert medical advice and assistance with second opinions, medical diagnoses, treatment plans and guidance for critical care situations.

For more information, please contact Teladoc Medical Experts at +1 800 835 2362 or visit the Teladoc website

Health Advocate
Health Advocate is a free and confidential service that provides everyone at Goodwin and their spouse/domestic partner, dependent children, parents and parents-in-law with a Personal Health Advocate supported by a team of medical doctors and administrative experts. Health Advocate can assist with finding the best doctors and hospitals, obtaining services for elderly parents, addressing insurance claims and/or billing issues, and more. 

For more information, please contact Health Advocate at +1 866 695 8622 or visit the Health Advocate website.

Wellthy
Goodwin partners with Wellthy which provides administrative and logistical support for caregivers. Wellthy can locate child or elder care options, coordinate daily tasks and navigate financial, medical, legal, in-home, housing and social/emotional issues, in any capacity.

Transparency in Coverage Rule (United States)
In accordance with the Transparency in Coverage Rule, we are making available the in-network rates and out-of-network negotiated rates and allowed amounts as machine readable files. Depending on your insurance carrier, to access the information, please visit Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (select Plan Type EIN, enter 041378465 in the search box, then click Go), or visit Kaiser Permanente (choose the category and select the appropriate region.) 

Bupa Direct Access
If you are struggling with your mental health, you can talk to Bupa directly without the need for a GP or specialist referral. They can help you access the treatment, help and support you need. More information can be found on the Bupa website. This benefit is available to those registered with Bupa Private Medical Insurance.

Bupa Anytime HealthLine
If you have any questions or worries about your health, call the confidential Bupa Anytime HealthLine on 0345 607 7777. Their qualified nursing team is on hand 24 hours a day, so whatever your health question or concern, they have the skills and practical, professional experience to help. This benefit is available to those registered with Bupa Private Medical Insurance.

Bupa Family Mental HealthLine
If you are a parent or care for a young person, and have concerns about their mental wellbeing, the Family Mental HealthLine is available to provide advice, guidance and support. A trained adviser and/or mental health nurse will listen to what your family is experiencing and give you advice about what to do next. Call the Family Mental HealthLine on 0345 266 7938. The young person does not have to be covered under your policy for you to be able to use this service. This benefit is available to those registered with Bupa Private Medical Insurance.

Cleo
Cleo offers expert guidance and evidence-based programming on topics such as planning a family, fertility, birth preparation, newborn care, childhood development, behavioral issues, childcare options, adolescence, navigating work and life balance, and more. Cleo is inclusive of all paths to parenthood, including adoption, surrogacy, same-sex and solo parents.

Cleo is powered by UrbanSitter to help connect families with a network of vetted childcare providers for Cleo Kids families with children aged one up to 12 years old.

Help@hand from Unum
Help@hand is a confidential digital health and wellbeing service, available through Unum at no additional cost. It supports partners and employees who opt into the programme with five support services including remote GP, mental health support, physiotherapy, medical second opinions and life, money and wellbeing support, all through one easy-to-use app. Goodwin partners and employees and their spouse/life partner (if applicable) will be able to access all Help@hand services. Children are eligible to access the remote GP and medical second opinion services up until their 18th birthday or 24th if in full-time education. Children over 18 will be able to access the life, money and wellbeing confidential helpline and other online resources. Goodwin partners and employees can opt into the programme through Workday.

Wellthy
Wellthy is a Carrer Support Programme for those caring for loved ones with elder or complex care needs. We know that being a carer takes many forms, from emotional and financial support to care coordination to assisting with errands. Regardless of the type of care needed or the relationship, just as long as the care recipient is a family member or loved one Wellthy is here and will support you in the most meaningful of ways. Goodwin partners and employees can visit Wellthy to sign up and start a care project.

Employee Assistance Programme
Unum LifeWorks is a free and confidential Employee Assistance Programme that can help you to run your life a little more smoothly. Whether you have a simple question or a complex concern, the service is here to help with practical information and advice covering a range of topics affecting health, family, money matters and work. This resource is available to partners and employees and their immediate family members.