HB Well is an inclusive, whole-person approach to well-being for each member of the global Haynes Boone team. We are dedicated to leading with empathy, encouraging self-care, and meeting the unique well-being needs of our people through compassionate support, accessible resources, and evidence-based education.
Together we are stronger, more resilient, and empowered to thrive personally and professionally.
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Building on already robust wellness initiatives, Haynes Boone, LLP is expanding its well-being efforts to better empower its people to engage in their health.
Since the firm’s beginning, caring for and supporting each other has been a foundational aspect of Haynes Boone’s culture, instilled by founders Dick Haynes and Mike Boone. But never before has the firm provided as many well-being tools as it is in 2023, spearheaded by Abby Read, the firm’s first-ever Wellness Manager.
At Haynes Boone, our HB Well Champions are lawyers and business professionals who lead with empathy and want to take an active role in supporting the well-being of their peers. Our Champions strengthen our teamwork culture through peer-to-peer engagement and connection. Our hope is that, through our Champions, we can provide a safe and accessible avenue for our people to seek help and support when needed.
In 2019, Haynes Boone became signatories of the American Bar Association’s Well-Being Pledge, and committed to a framework for addressing substance abuse, mental health distress and legal professional well-being. Each consecutive year we have continued this commitment to well-being at our firm.
The thought of trying a high-profile case might cause heart-palpitations, shortness of breath, and other stress-related responses.
Attorney Ann Al-Bahish has found a way to minimize that pressure using proven meditation and calming techniques that she began adopting just after graduating cum laude from Harvard Law School in 1993.
Haynes and Boone, LLP is launching a movement challenge this month to all lawyers and staff in furtherance of the firm’s wellness initiatives. To mark the occasion, Wellness Manager Abby Read interviewed Dallas Associate Mei Zhang, a member of the Finance Practice Group, who discusses her passion for rock climbing and her commitment to self-care. Mei is a role model for the heights (literal and figurative) professionals can attain by being physically active.
Caring for each other and working together are foundational elements of our culture. It's what makes this firm so special – the way we care for our people, our clients, and our communities.