Job Description


This is an exciting opportunity to work for one of the top law firms in the U.S.! Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is looking for a Compensation Data Analyst to join our team in Seattle or Portland. This position offers the flexibility to be fully remote while working within reasonable commuting distance from one of our offices.   
This position is responsible for supporting the management of the attorney compensation programs for a 500+ attorney, private practice law firm.   
At Davis Wright Tremaine, you will find challenging assignments, opportunities for professional growth and community involvement, and a culture of inclusion. DWT fosters inclusiveness and authenticity. Regardless of position, everyone here has a voice and the support is unparalleled.  
On a typical day you will:   
  • Provides ongoing data and analysis support to the Attorney Compensation Manager
  • Responsible for data provision for the of the annual Associate Compensation process and Counsel Compensation process
  • Provides routine analyses including monthly hours statistics, and quarterly/annual processes for special committees (REC, ISC, CEC etc.)
  • Ongoing document management and tracking as it relates to attorney contracts, incentives, special bonuses and attorney transitions
  • Works closely with Payroll staff to ensure the timely and accurate processing of all attorney and patent agent incentive payments
  • Create and maintain contract partner payment schedule
  • Ongoing tracking of hiring, departure and other status change information for attorneys and patent agents
  • Data support for lateral analyses and pay equity review as needed
  • Maintains Attorney Compensation SharePoint including updating structure and filing of all documents (lateral analyses, offer letters, ad hoc analyses, individual contracts, etc.)
  • Maintain and update team-built tools (lateral analysis tool, partner compensation cadence calculators, etc.)
  • Responsible for updating budget hours and administering year-end budget hours solicitation process
  • Responsible for updating credit allocations and administering year-end credit allocation process
  • Responsible for ad hoc credit allocation reporting
  • Responsible for tracking PTE tax opt-in process
  • Assist with internal and external survey data provision
  • Participates in team quality assurance activities
  • Project assignments as required
  • Other duties as assigned

Join us if you have:

  • 2+ years in analyst/comp role, required
  • Must perform well under pressure and execute assignments with minimal direction; advanced skill level of standard MS Office applications, specifically Excel and Word and Power Point required.  Knowledge of Tableau, Power BI and SQL applications preferred
  • Ability to understand and interpret financial and performance data, required
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills with a high attention to detail and ability to work under and meet reporting deadlines
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, with all levels of a professional services organization, including interpersonal skills, required
  • Previous experience in a law-firm or professional services organization, supporting a multi-office environment, strongly preferred
  • BA/BS required. Degree in Accounting/Finance, Business, Economics, or related field preferred

Who We Are

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is an AmLaw 100 law firm with 11 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.  

What’s in it For You?

DWT offers competitive compensation in addition to ample benefits including but not limited to:  
  • Choice of health and vision insurance plans
  • 2 paid volunteer days for qualifying community service work
  • Dental plan
  • Fertility and adoption benefit
  • Paid sabbatical after 13 years of service
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Commuter benefits
  • Retirement contribution
This job description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities.  
Washington State    
The annualized salary range for this position in Washington is $84,000 to $97,000. Actual pay will be adjusted based on the candidate’s education, training, experience and other job-related factors permitted by law.  Full time employees may be eligible for a bonus, health insurance with an optional HSA, long term disability, dental insurance, vision care, telemedicine and virtual short term solution based counseling services, life insurance, Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, subsidized backup care and caregiving resources, 401(k), vacation, sick time, 11 paid holidays each year and an employee assistance program.  For full-time employees, the initial vacation benefit is 15 days per year and 11 days of sick leave per year, accrued bi-weekly. Additional voluntary programs include:  voluntary accident insurance, voluntary life, voluntary disability, voluntary long term care, and pet insurance.  Commuter and Transit programs are also available.   

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. 

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are part of the fabric of Davis Wright Tremaine-central to who we are and what we do. Our vision is to foster a culture where all talented individuals-including those who are traditionally underrepresented in the legal profession-can have, and can see, a path to success. In order to support this vision, we request that you voluntarily provide the following demographic data. All self-reported demographic information is stored securely in a manner that is compliant with DWT’s privacy and security policies and is only accessible by authorized members of the Talent Acquisition and HR Departments; it is not shared with any of the hiring decision-makers.

Davis Wright Tremaine provides reasonable accommodations for those who need them to complete the application or recruiting process and for employees who need reasonable accommodations to perform the essential functions of their positions due to a disability or for religious reasons. If you need to request accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please email    

Application Instructions

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