Presented by the MCB Business Law Section
Russ Ferguson, Chair and Aaron Lay, Vice-Chair
Workcation: An Anti-Burnout Solution Healthy Balance for Lawyers.
Alternatives to working at the office during COVID-19. How to maintain lawyer mental health.
Aaron Lay discusses his workcation strategy to practice professionally and establish a healthy balance practice for attorneys.
Aaron Lay is a litigation partner and member of Hamilton Stephens Steele + Martin, PLLC. Aaron has traveled to more than 45 countries and 5 continents all while building and maintaining a successful litigation practice. Aaron generally travels 6-10 weeks per year, most of which consist of “workcations” where he practices remotely from one of his bucket list destinations. He uses a mix of technology, client management, and staff management to balance his practice and love for travel. Aaron also makes his workcations and vacations pay for themselves through using downtime to collect billable hours utilizing credit card and shopping portal rewards to leverage his everyday spending into valuable rewards points which he redeems for free flights, hotels, and other experiences.
Aaron has been recognized by his professional peers and members of the North Carolina Bar for his skills, knowledge, and judgment as a litigator. In 2016, Business North Carolina, in its annual Legal Elite rankings, named Aaron the top attorney under age 40 in North Carolina – he received the highest statewide number of votes cast by his peers in the "Young Guns" (Under 40) category. In 2019, Business North Carolina named Aaron as one of the top construction attorneys in North Carolina. Super Lawyers magazine has named Aaron a “Rising Star” in business litigation and/or construction litigation in its 2014 to 2019 editions.
Aaron Lay, Partner, Hamilton Stephens Steele + Martin, PLLC
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