Goodwin is the strength of our people coming together. It starts with you. Your well-being enables you to make the most of your career and your time outside of work. Your development allows you to unlock your highest potential.

You@Goodwin provides the resources to support you along your journey.

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. It’s about prioritizing the activities that allow you to be your best self. The You@Goodwin benefit programs offer resources that focus on well-being, including overall health and financial well-being.

Many of the You@Goodwin programs are also available to family and household members. Family members can access information on this page. Goodwin lawyers and GO! Team members can visit the Human Resources page on iNet.

U.S. Offices

Teladoc Medical Experts

Teladoc Medical Experts, formerly known as Best Doctors, 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 TELADOC (835 2362) or visit

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

Bright Horizons Family SolutionsTM

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 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.

Since there has been a shortage of Bright Horizons caregivers during the pandemic, Bright Horizons Crisis Care is being offered through March 31, 2021. Crisis Care is an option to find your own caregiver and receive a $100 reimbursement per day of care.

Crisis Care use counts towards the 30 days available for calendar year 2021 and requires a four hour minimum. For more information about the Crisis Care option, visit

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.


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.

Once you activate your account, you can also add a spouse or domestic partner. To get started, visit Download the Cleo mobile app and activate with your Goodwin email address.

Guide Employee Assistance Plan

Guide, a free and confidential concierge-level Employee Assistance Plan (EAP), 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, who are available toll-free at +1 888 784 5665, a downloadable app, an electronic intake form and a web-based appointment scheduling tool.

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.

Office Counselors

In addition to the Guide EAP, Goodwin provides behavioral health consultants at least one day per month for each of the U.S. offices. Services include free and confidential assessments, problem-solving sessions, referral to treatment and outside services, and referral to appropriate firm-sponsored benefits. Visit the Human Resources page on iNet for more information and to schedule an appointment.


Goodwin provides free access to the Headspace meditation app for all lawyers and professional staff. To verify eligibility, you will need to enroll using your Goodwin email address.

* Please call the Benefits Department at +1 617 570 1800 or email with any questions you may have about the contents on this page. This page has been prepared to provide an overview of plan eligibility and coverage options. Please refer to actual plan documents for further details. If there are any discrepancies between this summary and the plan documents, the actual plan documents will govern in all cases. Goodwin Procter LLP reserves the right to amend, modify or discontinue any of the plans at its discretion.

Contacts and Additional Resources




Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test N/A
BHS Employee Assistance Plan  +1 888 784 5665  N/A
Best Doctors  +1 866 904 0910 
Bright Horizons Family SolutionsTM +1 877 242 2737 
(First time users: Username: GoodwinLaw,Password: gpbackup)
Cleo  N/A (Activate a new account using your Goodwin email address) 

Depression Screening Questionnaire  N/A
Goodwin Benefits Department 
Available Monday through Friday from 9:00 am until 8:00 pm ET 
+1 617 570 1800 
Guide Employee Assistance Plan  +1 888 784 5665 (Username: Goodwin)
Headspace Meditation App  N/A (To verify eligibility, you will need to enroll using your Goodwin email address)

Health Advocate +1 866 695 8622
Lawyers Depression Project N/A
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline  +1 800 273 8255
Office Counselors  +1 888 784 5665 

Partners and Employees: Visit the Human Resources page on iNet

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSA) +1 800 662 HELP (4357)
Teladoc Medical Experts  +1 800 TELADOC (835 2362)
You@Goodwin  N/A

Partners and Employees: Visit the Human Resources page on iNet

UK Offices

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.

If needed, lawyer and professional staff may also receive up to four face-to-face counselling sessions per issue per year.

Call Unum LifeWorks confidential 24-hour telephone line at 0800 048 2702.

Contact and Additional Resources




Samaritans 116 123
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Issues 
Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test  N/A 
Depression Screening Questionnaire  N/A
Unum LIfeWorks  0800 048 2702   
Goodwin Benefits Department
Available Monday through Friday during normal business hours 
(0) 20 7447 4248