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Focus on Flex-ability

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Welcome to Flex-ability

The Flex-ability Network is a group of lawyers dedicated to envisioning the workplace and workforce of the future, as well as creating present-day productive and flexible work arrangements for our lawyers.

Leadership

The chair of Flex-ability is Alicia Groos, and the vice-chairs of Flex-ability are Nathan Damweber and Cristina Longoria.

Our objectives

  • promoting a positive attitude towards flexible working
  • supporting people who work flexibly
  • providing guidance to firm management on the development and implementation of inclusive policies
  • educating leadership on the advantages of supporting a flexible work environment
  • preparing for the future of flexible work schedules by exploring creative work options

Initiatives and activities

Our initiatives and activities focus on promoting our mission and objectives in several key areas, including:

Social and professional development
  • holding meetings for those working flexibly and others interested in work/life balance issues
  • partnering with the Diversity and Flexibility Alliance (DFA) to participate in educational calls and benchmarking
  • working with our global partners and allies on flexibility to explore more creative work options
Recruiting
  • presenting information to prospective students and lateral lawyers on our flexible work programs
  • participating in diversity initiatives to increase the profile and knowledge of the strength of our network
Education and guidance
  • proposing changes to the flexible work schedule policies to ensure best practices
  • circulating information to lawyers working with those on flexible schedules about supporting flexible workers
  • providing guidance to lawyers exploring options for flexible working
  • supporting participants in our flexible work programs
  • creating flexibility champions to exemplify successful flex lawyers