Job Description

The Banking Financial Services Practice of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP has an exciting opportunity for a mid-level associate attorney with at least three years experience in regulatory enforcement and/or consumer financial services litigation to join the Supervision, Enforcement and Litigation group.  We are open to applicants in the markets above with a preference for Washington, D.C. or New York.


The ideal candidate will have experience with bank and consumer financial protection regulations, including fair lending and unfair, deceptive, or abusive acts or practices laws. Outstanding advocacy and communication skills, oral and written, are required.  Experience with government investigations and supervisory examinations is preferred.  Experience with payments or fintech is a plus.  Prior law firm experience is not required, and applicants from government agencies are encouraged.  To be considered, you must be a member of a state bar in good standing.

We are an AmLaw 100 law firm with eight offices nationwide. We are relentlessly committed to client service and look for candidates who share that commitment. At DWT, client service means having empathy for each client’s and each lawyer’s work and personal pressures, business objectives, and legal needs; anticipating their needs; and having the capabilities and commitment to deliver what matters most to them.

To apply please submit your cover letter addressed to Morgan Dufault, Manager of Lawyer Talent Acquisition. Please provide a copy of your resume, law school transcript and a brief writing sample (10 pages max). We would appreciate you specifying how you heard about this position.

We are accepting submissions from third-party recruiters.


Davis Wright Tremaine LLP believes that embracing diversity and inclusion brings out the best of what each individual has to offer and inspires us to build strong and lasting connections with each other, our clients, and our communities.


We are committed to creating and cultivating a diverse workforce and inclusive environment where every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination.  It is our policy to hire, promote, transfer, terminate, and make all employment-related decisions without regard to an employee’s sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), race, color, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, religious creed, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, military condition, military or veteran status or any other basis prohibited by applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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