Job Description

The San Francisco office of Davis Wright Tremaine LLP seeks to hire a junior-level commercial litigation associate attorney with a minimum of one year of experience.  Large law firm, clerkship, or high-quality litigation boutique experience is strongly preferred.  Ideal candidates have experience with preparing and responding to motions and discovery, writing, depositions, and oral advocacy skills.  The candidate should have interest in a variety of cases (including antitrust, technology, telecommunications, financial services, media, and other complex litigation), be a self-starter, have an entrepreneurial spirit, and interest in learning from experienced litigation partners.

Requirements also include excellent academic credentials; oral advocacy and writing skills; references; and active membership, in good standing, in the California Bar.  

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, a copy of your law transcript, and a brief writing sample (10 pages max).

We are accepting submissions from third party recruiters at this time.

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 work force 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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