Weil Gotshal chair apologises for “insensitive” April Fools’ email promising improved work-life balance

Weil Gotshal & Manges executive partner Barry Wolf has apologised for an “insensitive” April Fools’ email sent to all fee earners in its London and New York offices on Wednesday. In the firmwide email, entitled “Important New Email Policy,” bosses announced they would be putting a block on work email and phone calls between 11pm and 6am and on weekends and during holidays, to help lawyers achieve a better “work-life balance”. [continues]

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