Job Description

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP has an exciting associate attorney opportunity in the area of employment law for its Anchorage office. The ideal candidate will bring experience in employment litigation and other employment-related matters. Once hired, the associate’s practice will focus on employment litigation, including single plaintiff and class action matters and arbitrations, but will include providing support for a range of employment issues, including assisting clients to stay current on emerging employment law issues through drafting client advisories and alerts.
This is an outstanding opportunity for a 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, strong writing skills, and excellent interpersonal skills.

Active members of the Alaska 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 Anchorage. Relocation and bar expenses are paid.

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, please upload a cover letter addressed to Deverie Hart, Senior Manager, Lawyer Talent Acquisition; resume; brief writing sample (10 pages max., redacted to omit confidential details); and law school transcript. We would appreciate you specifying how you heard about this position.

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


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