Wyrick Robbins Makes List of Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America

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Raleigh, NC—We are thrilled to announce that Wyrick Robbins has been named one of the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America.  The award recognizes organizations that are committed to creating a healthy workplace by focusing on six values essential to a Healthiest 100 workplace, including:

  1. Vision,
  2. Culture and engagement,
  3. Learning,
  4. Expertise,
  5. Metrics, and
  6. Technology

Managing Partner Jimmy Yates says, “Our comprehensive approach to our wellness program offers a variety of ways for people to participate, change behaviors and improve the quality of their, and their families’, lives through healthier lifestyles.”

The Wyrick Robbins wellness program, Well-being is Elemental, focuses on five essential elements: social, physical, career, financial, and community. With benefits such as in-house seminars, biometric screenings, health assessments, wellness challenges, individual health coaching, gym membership allowance, and more, employees report the firm’s program has been influential in their wellness goal achievement.

Additionally, the firm has seen a significant reduction in insurance premiums at a time when premiums nationwide have been steadily on the rise. Employees’ biometric statistics trend lower than national norms in most measurements. “Our firm simply provides the support and resources—our people put in the effort and deliver the results, which speak for themselves,” Yates says.

Debbie Zievis, who manages the firm’s benefits program, is most excited when employees are empowered through program participation. “One of our attorneys, Jack Magee, performed lifesaving CPR on an individual he witnessed in cardiac arrest. Jack attributed being able to jump into action because of the training he received as a part of the wellness program and wondered how he would have felt if he had stood there helpless,” she shared.

An awards ceremony was held at the Fitbit Captivate event in Chicago on September 20.


More than eight thousand organizations have completed the Healthiest Employers® Strategic Wellness Assessment in order to be considered for the prestigious Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America Award. Sprinkbuk is the leading health intelligence platform for employers and is the scoring engine behind the Healthiest Employer® Awards Program. Learn more at and


Wyrick Robbins, a Meritas member firm, is an entrepreneurial law firm with a focus on growth-oriented businesses. Its clients range from start-up and early-stage companies to established growth companies, both privately-owned and publicly-held. The firm handles financial and corporate transactions, commercial litigation and other legal needs of these growing companies. Its experience and knowledge of its clients’ businesses and industries also enable the firm to serve as trusted advisors to founders, investors, directors, and management. Fundamental to the firm’s growth has been its commitment to providing transactional value through efficient, effective problem solving backed by high quality legal services.


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