Job Description

Financial Services and Technology Transactions Associate - Mid to Senior Level - New York, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Los Angeles or Seattle

The FinTech practice of the Financial Services Practice Group at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP has an exciting opportunity for a midlevel associate with a minimum of five years’ experience to join our market-leading team.

The ideal candidate will have experience with financial services transactions, including credit card program agreements, loyalty coalition agreements, payment processing agreements, and technology. Business process outsourcing and licensing agreements is preferred but not required. Qualified candidates must have experience with drafting complex commercial agreements. DWT sees law practice and client development as a team sport.

DWT offers a diverse, fast-paced and collegial working atmosphere where associates have the opportunity to work on some of the most interesting and challenging matters in the financial services industry today. The group is collegial, fast paced and provides excellent opportunities for mentorship, professional development and promotion. With optimized client development teams, deliberate team building and cross-firm national industry practices, and generous credit-sharing policies, this is a place where lawyers with ambition, energy, and a growth mindset are welcomed and can succeed. Our deals are highly visible to our clients’ C-Suites.

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP is an AmLaw 100 law firm with ten 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, upload a cover letter addressed to Aglaia Galimanis, Attorney Recruiting Manager, resume, law school transcript and a deal sheet. We are accepting submissions from third-party recruiters.

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 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.

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
The annualized salary range for this position in New York City is $230,000 to $350,000. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience and other job-related factors permitted by law. Full time employees may be eligible for a bonus, health insurance with an optional HSA, short term disability, long term disability, dental insurance, vision care, life insurance, Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts, 401(k), vacation, sick time, and an employee assistance program. Additional voluntary programs include: voluntary accident insurance, voluntary life, voluntary disability, voluntary long term care, voluntary critical illness and cancer insurance and pet insurance. Commuter and Transit programs are also available.


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