Health Plans & Insurance Benefits

  • Firm-subsidized medical plan for lawyers and eligible dependents, including spouse, same-sex domestic partner (as defined in our healthcare benefit plans) for employees residing in states where same-sex marriage is not recognized, and/or children. Our same-sex domestic partner health benefit includes a compensation gross-up that is intended to offset the tax disadvantage faced by employees whose same-sex domestic partners are covered under the Firm's health insurance plans. Benefits include a prescription drug plan. Coverage begins the first day of employment.
  • Firm-subsidized choice of dental plans for lawyers and eligible dependants, including spouse, same-sex domestic partner and/or children. Coverage begins the first day of employment.
  • The Firm offers a vision care plan with VSP, a specialty vision insurance company. The plan provides savings for eye exams, new lenses, and contact lenses every 12 months, and new frames every 24 months.  Attached is material explaining the benefits of the vision care plan.
  • Flexible Healthcare Spending Account for allocation of up to $2,500 in pre-tax dollars to be applied against qualified healthcare expenses.
  • Group term life insurance at four times annual base salary, without cost.
  • Short-term Disability benefits up to 26 weeks.
  • Group Long Term Disability insurance, without cost. Subject to approval by the insurance company, monthly benefits of 60% of salary are paid after 26 weeks' short-term disability have lapsed.
  • Optional Group Long-term Care Insurance is available and pays an additional monthly benefit if you become disabled after 90 consecutive days. Benefits are paid up to a maximum of 72 months.
  • Free annual physical at a designated Manhattan facility.
  • Discounted health club membership with The New York Sports Club and Equinox.
  • Employee assistance program for lawyers and their families for personal difficulties, including substance abuse, depression and financial problems.
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) assistance is available to eligible lawyers employed by the firm for at least one year.