Job Description

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP has an exciting associate attorney opportunity in the areas of employment and labor law for its Seattle or Bellevue office.  The ideal candidate will have several years of employment litigation experience and a broad understanding of federal and Washington employment laws and regulations.  The associate’s practice will focus on employment litigation, including single plaintiff and class action matters and arbitrations, but may also include providing advice and counseling to clients concerning employment law issues, drafting policies, handbooks, employment agreements and severance agreements; and, assisting clients in staying current on emerging employment law issues through drafting client advisories and alerts.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a confident, self-motivated attorney with a desire to grow professionally and work in a nationally recognized labor and employment practice. Candidates should have a minimum of three years of employment litigation experience, preferably at a law firm, strong academic credentials and writing skills, and excellent interpersonal skills.

Active members of the Washington State Bar preferred; will consider members of other state bars depending on circumstances.  

DWT offers a fast-paced and collegial working atmosphere where associates have the opportunity to work on interesting and challenging matters.  We encourage national applicants seeking to relocate to Seattle.  Relocation and bar expenses are paid.

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 Deverie Hart, Senior Manager, 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. 
  
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 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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