Job Description

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is seeking a junior-to-mid-level associate to join our thriving communications practice, focused on representing telecommunications, cable, wireless and other service providers before the California Public Utilities Commission, the Federal Communications Commission and related litigation and transactional matters.  The ideal candidate will have at least two years of law firm experience, including experience before the CPUC or other agency.  We will, however, accept applications from litigation associates who are looking to specialize and transition away from litigation.  This is an excellent opportunity to receive mentorship and grow in this exciting practice area. Strong writing and research skills and excellent academic credentials are required.  California bar admission is preferred but we will consider applications from out-of-state candidates who commit to joining the California bar after joining the firm. 

To apply, please upload a cover letter addressed to Bahareh Samanian, Director of Talent Acquisition, resume, a copy of your law 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. 

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.

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP embraces diversity, equity and inclusion.  It 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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