Job Description

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP seeks to hire a senior associate or counsel with a minimum of six years’ experience to join its California and national employment law practice. The ideal candidate will have significant advice and counseling experience, some employment litigation experience, and a broad understanding of federal and California employment laws and regulations. Preferably, the candidate will have a majority of experience in an employment practice group or employment-only law firm. The practice will focus on providing advice and counseling to clients concerning employment law issues, with secondary work on employment litigation, including single plaintiff and class action matters. Counseling will include providing advice, drafting policies, handbooks, employment agreements, wage-hour, leave of absences, investigations, etc. For more experienced attorneys interested in this position, a book of business is not required.

The candidate must be a member or pending member of the California State Bar. This is a fantastic opportunity for a confident, self-motivated lawyer with a desire to build a comprehensive employment practice in a collegial environment. This position can be based out of the Los Angeles or San Francisco office.

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 school transcript, and a brief writing sample (10 pages max). We are currently accepting submissions from third-party recruiters.

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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