Job Description

The Banking Financial Services Practice Group has an exciting opportunity for an associate attorney with a minimum of three years’ experience working on regulatory matters to join its market-leading team. Our clients are defining the future of financial services.

The ideal candidate will have experience with core banking and consumer financial regulations, including fair lending and unfair, deceptive, or abusive acts or practices laws/regulations. Experience with money transmitter, licensed lending, Bank Secrecy Act, Anti Money Laundering, The Office of Foreign Assets Control, bank partnerships, and other regulations including Regulation Z and privacy-related regulations, are pluses. Experience with payments (both traditional payment products and emerging platforms/FinTech) is also a plus. Transactional experience is not required but valuable.  

Outstanding communication skills, oral and written, are required. Prior law firm experience is beneficial but not required. To be considered, you must be a member of the California bar in good standing.

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is 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 upload a cover letter addressed to Bahareh Samanian, Director of Lawyer Recruiting; resume; brief writing sample (10 pages max.); and law school transcript. We would appreciate you specifying how you heard about this position.

We are not accepting third party recruiter submissions at this time.
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