Michael Kasdan is a partner in the IP Group at Wiggin and Dana LLP in their New York City office and has served on their diversity and pro bono committees. He is also an ad-junct professor at NYU School of Law. For the last 10 years, Kasdan has been in leadership at The Good Men Project, where he has served numerous roles on both the editorial and business side, including editing and running its mental health section, and now serves as director of special projects (and senior sports editor). In 2022, Kasdan founded Lawyering While Human. His own personal experience with depression, while working as a practicing lawyer, has given him some unique insights, and he is happy to have this opportunity to share his perspective and what he has learned with others in the field.